ISP Overview

Iowa State Penitentiary has closed its doors on 175 years of history at the original location and have begun a new chapter at the new location. The difference in operations is a poignant illustration of the evolution of corrections and progression of supervision styles.

ISP continues to embrace the mission of the Department of Corrections to

"Advance Successful Reentry to Protect the Public, Staff and Offenders from Victimization."




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Normal visiting operations will resume on 10/14/2016 for the Maximum Security Unit.




Attention: The address to the new facility is 2111 330th Avenue, Fort Madison. Directions are available by clicking here.