Iowa Department of Corrections

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The Iowa Department of Corrections is a state agency operating prisons in Iowa. It has its headquarters in Des Moines.[1]


The Iowa Department of Corrections operates nine adult facilities through the state. Iowa does not contract with private prisons.[2]

Fallen officers[edit]

Since the establishment of the Iowa Department of Corrections, 7 officers have died in the line of duty.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Welcome to the Iowa Department of Corrections." Iowa Department of Corrections. Retrieved on December 7, 2009.
  2. ^ page 5
  3. ^ The Officer Down Memorial Page

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