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

"Creating Opportunities for Safer Communities."

 

 

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In the News for 2017

K9 Teams Take Homes Awards

 

Tours will be available on October 7th & 8th of the Historic ISP site- Click here for more information

Tour waiver form here

 

Please note that the Visiting Room will close at 4:00 pm on September 16th for the offender family picnic

 

 

 

Attention: The physical address to the new facility is 2111 330th Avenue, Fort Madison. Do not use this as the mailing address. Directions are available by clicking here.