Minnesota Federal Inmate Locator Departament of Corrections

Updated on: July 26, 2021
Department Name
Minnesota Department of Corrections
Official Website
Currently Incarcerated Inmates
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 200, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108
Phone Number

Types of Correctional Facilities in Minnesota

Are you looking for an inmate in the Minnesota Department of Corrections? Look no further. You have come the right place to help you do an inmate search or lookup other information. If you’re looking for an inmate in the federal prison system, you should be able to find them without a problem.

Those looking for an inmate in a county jail or a city jail, you will need to look on those individual websites. Follow along as you search for an imnate and learn your options for communicating with them.

How to Use the Offender Locator

If you’d like to use the inmate search, you’re in the right spot. This prison search helps you to locate a prisoner in no time. The adults in the system that have been put in a Minnesot state prison will be in this search. There is also a search engine for those who are fugitives, but not listed in the system. Use this tool to lookup an inmate in the system.

To search for an offender in the MDOC, you will need the name or the MNDOC offender ID. You can use one or the other to help you find an offender in the system.

How to Contact an Offender

Do you want to contact an offender in the system? You have a few options. It’s important for an inmate to have a support system, while they’re in prison. You can help support them by writing mail, calling them, or even sending an email. Here are your options when it comes to contacing an offender.

  • Send an email: You’re able to send an email to a MDOC inmate. Before you can send an email, you do need toknow the offender’s ID. You will need to open up a JPAY account.
  • Send money to an inmate: If you have a desire to send money to an inmate, you can do so. Keep in mind that inmates are provided with everything they need, but they can purchase extras.
  • Send a letter: While you can send a letter to an inmate, be advised that there are a lot of different rules for sending letters. You will need to take a closer look at this information on the MDOC website.

How to Visit with an Inmate

Those of you who are wanting to visit with an inmate can do so through visitation. Visitation can promote a healthy relationship between prisoners and family/friends. Visiting with an inmate can help an offender when it’s time to get out of prison as well.

Keep in mind that there is no visitation available during a state recognized holiday. Also, each facility has it’s own visitation schedule. Victims of an offender are prohibited from visiting an inmate.

Doing a proper prison search can help you find an inmate. The inmate locator available can help you visit or communicate with the offender.

While the search tools are free online, keep in mind that it does cost money to send an email or make a phone call to an inmate. If you plan on visiting, make sure you follow all the rules!

Correctional Facilities in Minnesota

There are 218 jails and prisons in state Minnesota

Anoka County Jail

325 East Jackson Street, Anoka, MN, 55303


Beltrami County Jail

626 Minnesota Avenue Northwest, Bemidji, MN, 56601


Lake of the Woods County Jail

206 8th Avenue Southeast Suite #300, Baudette, MN, 56623


Sentencing Guidelines Commission

525 Park Street, Suite 220, St. Paul, MN, 55103


Challenge Incarceration Program

2375 University Avenue West, Suite 110, St. Paul, MN, 55114-1603


Minnesota State Prison Rush City

7600- 525th Street, Rush City, MN, 55069


Minnesota State Prison St. Cloud

2305 Minnesota Boulevard SoutheastBox B, St. Cloud, MN, 56304


Minnesota State Prison Shakopee

1010 West Sixth Avenue, Shakopee, MN, 55379


Minnesota State Prison Red Wing

1079 Highway 292, Red Wing, MN, 55066


Minnesota State Prison Stillwater

970 Pickett Street North, Bayport, MN, 55003-1490


Minnesota State Prison Togo

62741 County Road 551, Togo, MN, 55723


Minnesota State Prison Faribault

1101 Linden Lane, Fairbault, MN, 55021-6400


Minnesota State Prison – Willow River/Moose Lake

1000 Lake Shore Drive, Moose Lake, MN, 55767


Minnesota State Prison Lino Lakes

7525 Fourth Avenue, Lino Lakes, MN, 55014


Minnesota State Prison Oak Park Heights

5329 Osgood Avenue North, Stillwater, MN, 55082-1117


Benton County Jail & Corrections

615 Highway 23 East PO Box 159, Foley, MN, 56329


Polk County Northwest Regional Corrections Center

816 Marin Avenue, Suite 110, Crookston, MN, 56716


Jackson County Jail

400 Sherman Street, Jackson, MN, 56143