The Sherburne County Jail is a major regional facility with 732 beds. Included in the inmate population are inmates under the control of Sherburne County, Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Federal U.S. Marshal, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and other agencies. By housing more than 500 federal detainees/inmates on average per day, the jail generates revenue for the county.
Auxiliary Aids and Services for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
Sherburne County provides auxiliary aids and services for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. For more information please contact the Jail Program Coordinator.
Eyeglasses for Inmates/Detainees
Eyeglasses delivered to the facility will not be accepted and will be returned to sender. Additionally, eyeglasses may not be dropped off at the facility. Inmates are able to purchase reading glasses through Commissary, or will be provided reading glasses if they cannot afford them. Inmates have the ability to have an appointment with an optometrist, and receive eyewear if prescribed, by submitting a sick call slip to the jail clinic.
On August 21, 2017, the Sherburne County Jail became the 2nd jail in the state of Minnesota to be awarded national accreditation by the American Correctional Association (ACA). Less than 3% of the 3400 local jails nationwide have received this recognition.
Read about the ways to add money to an inmate's commissary account.
Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT)
The Sherburne County Jail CERT is a correctional emergency response team comprised of trained correctional staff.
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The Sherburne County Jail is located at 13880 Business Center Drive Elk River, MN 55330
The jail employs over 160 people.
Learn about inmate accounts, inmate communications and the inmate roster.
Search for inmates of Sherburne County Jail.
Minnesota State Statute 641.12 Subdivision 3, allows the Sherburne County Jail to charge a fee to an offender convicted of a crime for room, board, clothing, medical, dental and other correctional services.
Pay Per Stay Fees & Jail Features
Learn about fees and various facility features of the jail.
Posting Bail / Bond
You can pay bail at the Sherburne County Jail lobby (Door D) 24 hours a day.
Prison Rape Elimination Act
The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) was passed in 2003 with unanimous support from both parties in Congress. The purpose of the act was to "provide for the analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape."
Sentence to Serve (STS) Program
The STS program is a community service program that can reduce an inmate’s sentence.
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.
Learn about the general flow of public, professional and video visitations.
Work Release (Huber) Program
The work release (Huber) program is offered to sentenced inmates in the Sherburne County Jail if specified by the court’s order, and if they meet the jail requirements.