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Correctional Division

CorrectionsConstructed in 2010, the Correctional Facility is capable of housing up to 46 inmates. These inmates range from individuals brought in after arrest by Buchanan County Sheriff's Deputies, area police officers and State Troopers, inmates that are "overflow" from other county jails and inmates that are being housed for the Federal Government.

The Correctional Division is comprised of the Jail Administrator and 10 full-time Correctional Officers.

Correctional Staff
Russell West, Jail Administrator - rwest@co.buchanan.ia.us

Correctional Officer Rex Nielson
Correctional Officer Mary Astleford
Correctional Officer Allan Nunemaker
Correctional Officer Steve Vine
Correctional Officer Tammy Steenbock
Correctional Officer Rich Lynn
Correctional Officer Christine Bagley
Correctional Officer Linda Haas
Correctional Officer Miles Hogan
Correctional Officer Leslie Postel

Visitation Hours
Visitation hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (excluding holidays).  Inmate visitations are limited to once per week. Persons need to be pre-approved by the Jail Administrator to visit. Please call the Correctional Center at (319) 334-2017 for additional information.

Rules and Regulations
Use the link below to view the Inmate Handbook.  This booklet is the rule book for inmates in the Buchanan County Correctional Facility.  It has been prepared for inmate safety and well being as well as the safe and efficient operation of this jail.  You will need Adobe Reader installed on your computer or device to view the Inmate Handbook.