Inmate Phone, Email Provider & Mail

Inmate Phone System:

Sherburne County Jail contracts with Securus Technologies to provide inmate phone services.

You can easily create an account and purchase pre-paid phone services using any of the following options:

  1. Online at
  2. By calling Securus at 1-800-844-6591

Inmate Mail

All mail coming into the Sherburne County Jail will be processed through the U.S. Postal Service. All correspondence and paperwork that requires an inmates signature must be delivered through the U.S. mail. Inmate mail will be checked for contraband prior to distribution.

Examples of items considered to be contraband are:

  • Letters or pictures written in crayon or gel pens
  • Stickers, glitter, glue
  • Gang graffiti or symbols that could be considered gang graffiti
  • Lewd and lascivious pictures
  • Pictures depicting gang signs
  • Foreign substances such as lipstick, perfume, glue or other substances.
  • Newspapers/Magazines: including small clippings or articles
  • Laminated items
  • Strings/Ribbons/Magnets
  • Blank sheets of paper/envelopes/stamps etc…
  • Books must be new, soft cover and from a publisher/vendor only. Books received from any other source will be considered contraband and will be placed in the inmate’s property. Coloring and puzzle books are not allowed.
  • Or any other items deemed a threat to the safety and security of the facility.

Mail addressed to an inmate who has been transferred or released will be returned to sender. Incoming certified or registered mail for inmates will be processed as other mail and will be signed for by jail staff. All incoming mail should be addressed as follows:

Inmate's Name
Sherburne County Jail
13880 Business Center Dr. NW
Suite 200
Elk River, MN 55330-1692


Emails may be sent to inmates by signing up at