Hennepin County Jail Roster and Important Information
1.2 million residents are served by the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office. The office manages the county jail, provides security for the district court, patrols waterways, handles home foreclosures, participates in homeland security activities as well as in law enforcement, and is responsible for handling applications of permits for residents of Hennepin County to carry a firearm.
Hennepin County Jail Chain of Command
The 27th and current Sheriff of Hennepin County is Sheriff Richard W. Stanek. He was first sworn in on January 1st, 2007. He is currently serving his third term.
Sheriff Richard W. Stanek is assisted by Chief Deputy Mike Carlson, Major Jeffrey Storms, Major Tracey Martin, Major Pete Dietzman, Major Darrell Huggett, Julianne Ortman, and Tim Stout.
Hennepin County Jail Facilities managed by the Sheriff’s Office
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is in charge of managing the Adult Detention Center, the Juvenile Detention Center and the Adult Corrections Facility.
Hennepin County Jail Adult Detention Center
The Adult Detention Center is also known as the Hennepin County Jail. There are two different buildings which are located in downtown Minneapolis. However, they are treated as one facility. There is a jail inside the Public Safety Facility which has 330 beds for people who are arrested. The other jail is inside City Hall and has 509 beds for people who are arrested.
Hennepin County Jail Mail
Mail can be sent to an inmate at the following address.
Public Safety Facility
401 S. 4th Ave.
Mpls, MN 55415
Inmates are not allowed to receive packages and photographs. Packages will be returned to the sender and photographs will be removed and returned to an inmate at the time of his/her release.
Hennepin County Jail Visitation
Visitation on Saturday and Sunday is between 7:30 to 10 am. On Wednesday it is from 6:30 to 10 pm. Police, as well as attorneys, are allowed to visit the jail 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- All social visits are non-contact and conducted in the visiting areas of each facility.
- All visitors must be dressed appropriately.
- All visitors must walk through a metal detector before being allowed to enter.
- Visiting passes will not be given during the last 15 minutes of visiting time.
- The Adult Detention Division can end a visit before visiting time whenever they deem it necessary. Infractions of visiting rules can result in denial of future visits.
Bringing contraband into the facility is strictly prohibited. Contraband includes but isn’t limited to –
- Knives of any sort
- Nail files
- Box cutters
- Swiss Army card
- Large sets of keys
Any items deemed dangerous will be confiscated and returned when you leave the facility.
Hennepin County Jail Juvenile Detention Center
The Juvenile Detention Center is a facility for juvenile male and female offenders up to 18 years of age. It is for juveniles who have been arrested and are waiting for court disposition or placement. It has a capacity of 87 beds. The average length of stay is seven days.
Hennepin County Jail Adult Corrections Facility
Short-term custody (up to a year), as well as programming for adult offenders, are handled by the Adult Corrections Facility. Adult offenders convicted of felonies, gross misdemeanors and misdemeanor offenses are housed here. The facility has a total capacity of 477. 78 of the beds in the facility are for women, and 378 of the beds in the facility are for men.
Hennepin County Jail Contact Information
If you’d like to contact the Hennepin County Jail (City Hall and Public Safety Facility), you can do so by dialing 612-348-5112.
If you’d like to contact the Adult Corrections Facility, you can do so by dialing 612-596-0001.
If you’d like to contact the Juvenile Detention Center, you can do so by dialing 612-348-8122.
Hennepin County Jail Inmate Search
If you want to find a particular inmate in the Hennepin County Jail roster, you can perform an online inmate search. The first option for performing a Hennepin County Jail is going on the Hennepin County Jail sheriff's website. By entering the name of the inmate you are searching for, the site will perform a roster search for you. You can also perform a search with GoLookUp; the website's inmate search directory performs a quick search whenever you want and get data about inmates in the Hennepin County Jail roster.
To perform the search, all you have to do is enter the name of the person you are searching for into the online directory. Once you enter the name, you will get data about the person in question thanks to GoLookUp's public records search. The report provided by the website includes all the public records data about the person you are searching: if the person has been incarcerated, you will get their arrest record info, including their current location. The criminal records data allows you to find inmates in the Hennepin County Jail roster, so you will be able to contact the person you are searching in any one of the contact methods available by the facility.