The Sherburne County Jail is a major regional facility with housing for 667 individuals. The majority of bed space is rented to the federal government and generates significant revenue used to reduce the overall cost of law enforcement to the county and its residents. Sherburne County has a 30 year contract, of which 20 years are left, with the U.S. Marshal's Office and Immigrations Custom Enforcement (ICE) to house pre-trial detainees. Sherburne County also detains sentenced inmates for the Department of Corrections
Video Visitation doors will be secured 15 minutes prior to ending.
Learn more about inmate visitation, sending in books and inmate mail.
Professional visits are allowed throughout the day outside of Lockdown times. You must provide professional identification and state ID for verification. No contraband is allowed, there will be lockers available for you to use outside the secure jail. You will be required to clear the metal detector before entrance.
The facility may be in Lockdown for any number of reasons throughout the day and without notice.
Regular Lockdown hours are:
The total inmate population for 2012 was 4,987: 4,074 were male and 913 were female. The total number of days confined were 154,262. Average daily population was 422.
Some noticeable features of the jail and its functions:
The Minnesota State Victim Notification Service (VINE) is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding their offender's custody status and register to receive notification when their offender's custody status changes. The VINE Toll Free Number is 1-877-664-8463.
The Jail employs over 170 people, including Corrections Officers, Master Control Operators, Jail Programmers, Administrative staff, Jail Investigators, Jail Sergeants, Jail Program Coordinators, Jail Captains, Jail Administrators, and a Jail Commander.
Medical unit: The jail employs Registered Nurses, Certified Medical Assistants and Licensed Practical Nurses, Administrative staff, Doctor, and a Dentist. This staff manages the health care needs of the inmate population. The on-site clinic reduces transportation costs and increases security.
The Sherburne County Jail has a zero-tolerance for sexual abuse. The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 is a federal law that seeks to eliminate sexual assaults and sexual misconduct.
The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 is a federal law that seeks to eliminate sexual assaults and sexual misconduct. This law applies to all federal and state prisons, jails, police lock-ups, private facilities, juvenile facilities, and community correctional settings.
All inmates in our facility are educated on how to report such acts while incarcerated.
If someone from the public wishes to file a report, they are encouraged to call Jail administration at 1-800-433-5245