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Jail Information

The Wapello County Jail is operated at the direction of the Sheriff and is supported by the Jail Administration and additional support staff including both men and women Correctional Officers, Dispatchers and Kitchen Staff. All these positions are staffed within the secure perimeter of the Jail Facility.

Jail personnel are responsible for the daily operation of the Jail in keeping the facility a safe and secure environment for both inmates and staff.  The jail is direct supervision jail and is operated 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Jail personnel are generally also responsible for maintaining inmate’s court appearances, medical appointments, mental health appointments and transports to and from other correctional facilities and overseeing jail visitation.


Monday through Thursday 6:30pm - 9:00pm.  Visitation is through telephone and video monitors in the Jail Lobby connected with the inmate in their particular cell area.  To visit you must be on the inmates list and have a state issued photo ID.  If you want on an inmate’s list you must write that inmate a letter stating such and that inmate will communicate that to jail personnel.  Children under the age of 3 are not required to be on the inmate’s visitation list but are required to be supervised.   All children are required to be supervised during visitation hours. Inmates are allowed 30 minutes per week total visitation.

Lobby ATM is open during regular business hours.

Phone Calls

All Calls are $0.30 per minute/$0.15 per SMS message
Your inmate ID is your pin from the phone system
Your password is your private pin from the phone system

Prodigy Remote Video Visitation

To make a call:

  1. Log in to terminal
  2. Pick up phone
  3. Click on Video Visitation
  4. Enter the telephone number of the cell phone you want to call.
  5. Select a payment type

The party you are calling will receive a text message for cell phone and an email for computer/tablet with a link to join the video call. The called party will have 2 minutes to join the call. If the called party does not join in 2 minutes you will have to try again later.

Have your friends and families visit Prodigy Sales to put money on your account.

Prodigy Phone Number:


Jail ATM