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The Hardin County Correctional Center is a detention center or county jail intended for
The Hardin County Law Enforcement Center was completed in July 2000 and houses the Sheriff's Office, E911 Communications Center, and the Correctional Center, which is the facility that constitutes the county jail.
The center holds a wide variety of detainees on the local, state, and federal levels. One may encounter a local citizen charged with a relatively minor charge to a state offender waiting a return to prison to a federal immigration detainee awaiting deportation, depending on classification status.
The foreign national population is a diverse group in itself which represents a large number of foreign countries. The correctional staff learn to understand many different cultures, values, and habits of a vast world-wide population.
The secure area of the center consists of:
Within the eight pods, a variety of detainees are housed in three security levels:
Care is also given to separate different genders, court status, and juveniles.
The center contains 90 beds and room for 8 detainees in the holding areas. Each pod has fixtures such as a television, shower, tables and chairs, and a telephone.
Detainees who are not under disciplinary action for misbehavior are allowed these amenities from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. During the night hours, the detainees are required to remain in their individual or group sleeping areas.
Law Enforcement Center 1116 14th Avenue Eldora, IA 50627
Monday - Friday
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Phone : (641) 939-8189
Toll Free: 800-568-4373
After Hours Fax: 641-939-8209
Emergency Phone: : 911