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.
Monday through Saturday 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 2:30-4:15 p.m.
Wednesday evening 6:00-7:45 p.m.
Learn more about inmate visitation, sending in books and inmate mail.
If you wish to pay your "Pay-To-Stay" bill or deposit money into an inmate's commissary account via the internet you may do so using Government Pay Express or by calling 888-604-7888. The PLC code for a Pay-to-Stay transaction is 6040 and the PLC code for the commissary account is 6041, you will also need the inmate personal identification number (PIN).
For weekday deposits, allow at least 24 hours to process your deposit transaction. Weekend deposits will be processed on the next business day.
The total inmate population for 2009 was 6,552: 5,422 were male and 1130 were female. The total number of days confined were 174,272.06. The average daily population was 477.46, with 435.61 being male and 41.85 being female. The average number of days confined was 26.60.
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.