Sheriff's Office Jail

The Jail Division of the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office operates a 288 bed direct supervision jail facility.

The Jail is a secure detention facility holding pre-trial detainees as well as male and female sentenced inmates. The Jail receives new bookings directly from Sheriff's Patrol and other county law enforcement agencies such as the Council Bluffs Police Department, the Carter Lake Police Department, the Avoca Police Department, and the Iowa State Patrol.

Location & Hours

Pottawattamie County Sheriff
1400 Big Lake Rd
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

8:00am to 4:00pm | Monday through Friday

Phone Office: (712) 890-2200
Non-Emergency: (712) 328-5737
Call 911 for Emergencies
Hours 8:00am to 4:00pm
Monday - Friday
Location Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office
1400 Big Lake Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51501