Otter Tail County Jail, MN Inmate Roster

Updated on: July 4, 2021
Otter Tail County Detention Center

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Otter Tail County Jail Basic Information

Facility Name
Otter Tail County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
416 South Mill Street, Fergus Falls, MN, 56537
Fergus Falls
Postal Code
Otter Tail County
Official Website
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Otter Tail County Sheriff Office - Substation

469 Main Street, Ottertail, Minnesota, 56571

Otter Tail County Jail, MN is a county medium – maximum correctional facility situated in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. The facility has been operational since 1994, serving Otter Tail County and surrounding communities. It boasts of about 111 inmates, with about 14 officers overseeing them.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department runs the daily operations at this facility, taking care of the inmates’ basic needs. Most inmates at this facility are full-time inmates, having been sentenced to up to one year in jail. Other inmates held here are undergoing court process, and if sentenced to more than one year, they are sent to other BOP or state correctional facilities. Anybody taken into custody by the local police department of the sheriff’s department is also held at this facility before being presented in court.

The facility helps the inmates rehabilitate by offering them ideal services and rehabilitative programs. They receive complete mental health programs alongside educative programs such as GED.

Otter Tail County Jail Roster

If you want to track an inmate held at this facility, you can check its online roster. This is a dependable jail custody list with complete details about inmates held at this facility. Even better, the list and the information are updated after every two hours to accommodate new bookings. Some of the information you can find out about an inmate include their full name, sex, booking date, charges, bond amount, release dates, race, among other details. If you cannot trace your preferred bits of information on the roster, you can always contact the facility.

You could also check out the Otter Tail County Jail website for inmate updates.

Bailing Out an Inmate at Otter Tail County Jail

Otter Tail County Jail temporarily holds offenders arrested locally by the sheriff’s department or the local police before being taken to court. Instead of waiting in the unappealing jail conditions, you could choose to bail out a loved one so that they wait for their court dates from outside the facility. This keeps them from jail and allows them enough time to seek legal aid.

Bailing is dependent on the type of crime committed, and more often than not, higher crimes attract higher bails. If you do not have the bail amount at hand, you can always engage the services of a bondsman. A bondsman asks for only 10 -12% of the set bail amount, which is relatively affordable. If a bail is set at $ 10000, for instance, the bondsman will demand around $ 1000.

Staying in Contact with Inmates

Staying in contact with your loved one in jail is quite a significant affair that can positively reflect the facility’s rehabilitative efforts. No matter their current state, inmates feel loved and look forward to getting out of incarceration to be with their loved ones. Consequently, Otter Tail County allows you to check on inmates through several means. You can stay in contact with your loved one through the following ways:

  • Visitation

You can schedule to visit your loved one at this facility, either physically at the jail or from the comfort of your home through video visitations. However, before you visit, you have to schedule your visit online or at the jail lobby via the visitation kiosk. The visits have to be scheduled 24 hours before the actual visit to give the jail staff enough to check your background and establish whether you are suitable.

Moreover, you have to be on-site 15 minutes before the set time on the visiting day. This allows for timely processing. If you arrive later than this, your visit will be canceled instantly. Children below 17 years cannot be allowed in without the company of an adult. They must also be supervised at all times to avoid unwarranted issues.

Visitors are expected to dress properly; no short shorts, bathing suits, short skirts, tank tops, revealing or excessively tight clothing. If you dress inappropriately, you will be denied your visit.

To learn more about video visitation, you can engage their information line at 218-998-8555. The visitation hours at this facility are:

  • Wednesday:6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday:2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Saturday:2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

The visitation schedule is strict and cannot be altered.

  • Phone Calls

Inmates at this facility cannot receive calls from outside the facility, either from friends and family. However, they are allowed to call them via the available jail phone. Calls are strictly set for 15 minutes and are often monitored and recorded for security purposes. Inmate calls are collect calls and can only be made to individuals with landline phones. Individuals with cell phones cannot receive calls from inmates. In the collect call arrangement, a call’s receiver is responsible for footing the bill for the call’s charges. The jail is not responsible for the call costs.

  • Sending Mail and Packages

Otter Tail County Jail inmates can send and receive mails from their loved ones. This is among the most used way of keeping tabs on their loved ones back at home. Incoming mails are inspected before they are handed out to the recipients to prevent the entry of illegal items. Mails are expected to be clean with no obscene content or anything that might compromise the facility’s security and normal operations.

The Offenders are also permitted to receive newspapers, magazines, and books. A publication is a priceless commodity in jail and an excellent way to pass by time. They must be sourced directly from a reputable vendor or publisher such as Amazon. They must also be brand new and soft-covered. Hard-covered books will often be returned to the sender or locked up in an inmate’s locker until their release date. The facility’s mailing address is:

Inmate’s Full Name
416 South Mill Street, Fergus Falls, MN, 56537

  • Emails

The facility also allows the inmates to contact their loved ones through emails. The facility might not give the inmate access to the internet, but they can register an account at Email to Inmates to receive emails. An inmate’s loved also has to register, but they have to be over 18 years old.

Otter Tail County Prison Statistics

Otter Tail County Prison Admissions

Asian Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions 14
Total Prison Admissions 61
Other Prison Admissions 3
White Prison Admissions 38
Latino Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions 6
Male Prison Admissions 55
Female Prison Admissions 6

Otter Tail County Prison Population

Male Prison Population 72
Female Prison Population 9
Total Prison Population 81

Otter Tail County Prison Population By Race

Asian Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population 5
White Prison Population 54
Other Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 10
Native Prison Population 12

Otter Tail County Jail Admissions By Race

Native Jail Population 8
Asian Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 1
Black Jail Population 9
White Jail Population 46

Otter Tail County Jail Admissions

Female Jail Population 4
Total Jail Admissions 1,408
Total Jail Population 67
Male Jail Population 60

Otter Tail County Pretrial Jail Population

Female Pretrial Jail Population 7
Male Pretrial Jail Population 30
Pretrial Jail Population 42

Otter Tail County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 3
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 1
Jail Population Held for State Jail 57
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 1
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

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