Minnesota Federal Inmate Locator Departament of Corrections

Updated on: July 2, 2020
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 390 jails and prisons in state Minnesota

Shepherd City Jail

251 West Wright Avenue, Shepherd, MN, 48883


Sherburn City Jail

21 East First Street, Sherburn, MN, 56171


Shakopee City Jail

475 Gorman Street, Shakopee, MN, 55379


Sebeka City Jail

213 Minnesota Avenue West, Sebeka, MN, 56477


Sauk Centre City Jail

320 Oak Street South, Sauk Centre, MN, 56378


Sauk Rapids City Jail

408 North Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids, MN, 56379


Savage City Jail

6000 McColl Drive, Savage, MN, 55378


Sartell City Jail

310 Second Street South PO Box 334, Sartell, MN, 56377


Rushford City Jail

405 South Elm Street, Rushford, MN, 55971


Rosemount City Jail

2875 145th Street West, Rosemount, MN, 55068


Roseville City Jail

2660 Civic Center Drive, Roseville, MN, 55113


Roseau City Jail

114 2nd Street NE, Roseau, MN, 56751


Richfield City Jail

6700 Portland Avenue, Richfield, MN, 55423


Rice City Jail

205 Main Street Easst, Rice, MN, 56367


Renville City Jail

113 Dupont Avenue, Renville, MN, 56284


Redwood Falls City Jail

303 East Third Street, Redwood Falls, MN, 56283


Red Wing City Jail

430 West 6th Street, Red Wing, MN, 55066


Randall City Jail

525 Pacific Avenue, Randall, MN, 56475


Prior Lake City Jail

4649 Dakota Street SE, Prior Lake, MN, 55372


Proctor City Jail

100 Pionk Drive, Proctor, MN, 55810