Chippewa County Jail, MN Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: June 18, 2020

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320-269-2121
11th & Washington Avenue, Montevideo, MN, 56265
Chippewa County Jail

The Chippewa County Jail is located in Montevideo, Minnesota. The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates this facility. 

The Chippewa County Jail, inmates normally reside in Chippewa County. The law enforcement agencies in and around the County include, sheriff's office, police U.S. Marshals, and sheriff’s, work closely with the Chippewa County Jail.

While being cost effective, the mission of the Chippewa County Jail is to provide the inmates with all the tools they need through their numerous programs and services they have to offer. 

In the way that this jail operates surpasses state and national standards

How to Find Someone in Chippewa County Jail

Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Chippewa County Jail. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Chippewa County Sheriff's Department does.

The Chippewa County Jail roster is available with their current arrests to the public. This database can be found on the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department official website.

You can search the Chippewa County Jail records by the following information:

  • Date of Birth
  • First Name
  • Last Name

You will be able to see the following information when doing a successful search:

  • Inmate’s Name
  • Address
  • Alias
  • Booking Number
  • Charges
  • SO Number
  • Description
  • Hair Color
  • Eye Color

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

The Chippewa County Jail Inmates can receive written letters from their friends and family. For safety reasons, all letters are checked by jail staff upon arrival. The jail staff will pass the mail out to the correct inmates after the staff checks the mail. 

There are of numerous things you should not send when sending items to the prison along with your letter. Here is the list below: 

•    String
•    Metal
•    Plastic
•    Confetti
•    stamps
•    Gang Related Items
•    Glitter
•    Ribbons
•    Polaroids
•    Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
•    Music Cards
•    Writing Paper
•    Envelopes
•    Pens
•    Pencils
•    Perfume
•    Photographs Bigger than 5x7” 

The Chippewa County Jail inmates can receive magazines, newspapers and paperback books. These items will need to be sent straight to the prison from the bookstore or publisher. Hardcover and used books are not allowed. If a used or hardcover book is sent, it will be sent back to the sender. 

The Chippewa County Jail mailing address is: 

Chippewa County Jail
11th & Washington Avenue, Montevideo, MN, 56265

Sending Money

In order to make purchases from the commissary, the inmates at the Chippewa County Jail will need money. You are allowed to send a cashier’s check or a money order straight to the Chippewa County Jail, if you would like to fund an inmate's account. You will have to make the money payable to the inmate's name. 

At the following address you can also drop the money orders or cashier’s checks off at the jail: 

Chippewa County Jail
11th & Washington Avenue, Montevideo, MN, 56265

You will need to make sure you have a return address on the envelope if you decide to send checks or money orders by mail. Money orders will take a few days to be deposited into the inmate’s bank account. 

Phone calls

The Chippewa County Jail inmates are not allowed to receive phone calls from their family or friends. Although, during their phone time, inmates are allowed to make phone calls to their friends and family. The inmates are limited to 15-minute calls. The call will be disconnected when the 15 minutes is up. 

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are not allowed for the inmates to use. Immediately, the call will be terminated if an inmate is caught using these features. and disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate. 

The Chippewa County Jail inmate are allowed to make only collect calls. Inmates are only permitted to call those who have a landline. Those who only have cell phones won't t be able to take these collect calls. The individual that is receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all charges from this call. The Chippewa County Jail isn't responsible for any charges from any collect calls.

Email

The Chippewa County Jail inmates do not have access to the internet. To communicate with friends and family, the inmates at the Chippewa County Jail do not have access to any electronic messaging systems that they can use. You will have to send an inmate a written letter to the address above if you would like to stay in touch with them.

Visiting Rules

The Chippewa County Jail inmates can receive visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 are allowed to visit, however, they will need to be with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit, you will have to have either your driver’s license, state identification card or your United States Passport. 

No personal belongings are allowed in the visitation area so make sure you put all your personal belongings in your car. 

You will need to contact the Chippewa County Jail at 320-269-2121 if you would like to visit an inmate at the Chippewa County Jail. Through them, you can get visiting hours and schedule a visitation appointment. 

Chippewa County Sheriffs Department / Chippewa County Jail

Address: 629 North 11th Street, Montevideo, Minnesota, 56265
Phone: 320-269-2121
Fax: 320-269-7852

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Chippewa County Jail
11th & Washington Avenue, Montevideo, MN, 56265

Chippewa County Jail Information

Jail Name Chippewa County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 11th & Washington Avenue, Montevideo, MN, 56265
Phone 320-269-2121
City Montevideo
Postal Code 56265
State Minnesota
County Chippewa County
Jail Webpage website

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Holiday

How Often Can I Visit?

If you would like to visit an inmate, you will need to contact the Chippewa County Jail at 320-269-2121. You can schedule a visitation appointment and get the visiting hours through them as well. 

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