Vernon County Detention Center, WI Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: July 3, 2020

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608-637-5780
1320 Bad Axe Court, Viroqua, WI, 54665
Vernon County Detention Center

The Vernon County Detention Center is located in Viroqua, Wisconsin. The Vernon County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates The Vernon County Detention Center

While being economical the mission of the Vernon County Detention Center is to supply the inmates with all the resources they need. 

The jail operates in a way that surpasses national and state standards. 

How to Find Someone in Vernon County Detention Center

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

The Vernon County Detention Center has its roster open with its current arrests to the general public by the Vernon County Sheriff's Department. This database can be found on the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department official website.

This database can be searched by the information listed below:

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Prisoner Type
  • PID
  • JID

When doing a successful inmate search, you will see the information listed below:

  • Inmate’s Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Address
  • JID
  • PID
  • Arrest Number
  • Sex
  • Race
  • Weight
  • Height
  • Address
  • Housing
  • Status
  • Alias
  • Released
  • Charges
  • Committed

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

The Vernon County Detention Center inmates are allowed to receive written letters in the mail from their family and friends. For safety reasons, all letters will be examined by jail employees when they arrive. The letters will get passed out to the correct inmate after the jail employees check them. 

There are a number of items you are not allowed to send when sending things to the jail along with your letters. Here is a list below:

  • Gang Related Items
  • Glitter
  • Confetti
  • Ribbons
  • String
  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • Polaroids
  • Perfume
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • Music Cards
  • Envelopes
  • Pens
  • Pencil
  • Writing Paper
  • Stamps
  • No photographs larger than 5x7”

The Vernon County Detention Center inmates are allowed to get books, newspapers and magazines. The books, newspapers and magazines will need to be sent straight from the bookstore or publisher to the Vernon County Detention Center. All books that are sent to the jail must be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. Books will be sent back to the sender if a used or hardcover book is sent.

The Vernon County Detention Center address for inmates is:

Inmate's name as it appears on their wristband and PID
1320 Bad Axe Court, Viroqua, WI, 54665

Sending Money

The Vernon County Detention Center inmates will need money to buy things from the commissary. A cashier’s check or money order can be sent directly to the Vernon County Detention Center if you would like to fund an inmates account. Make sure to make the money payable to the inmate. Keep in mind, you will need to have the inmate’s PID number and date of birth are on the cashier's check or money order. 

The money orders or cashier’s checks can be dropped off at the jail or they can be mailed to the jail to the address below: 

Vernon County Detention Center
1320 Bad Axe Court, Viroqua, WI, 54665

You will need to make sure you write the return address on the envelope if you are going to mail the money order or checks. You will need to give the money orders several days to be deposited into the inmate’s bank account.

Phone calls

The Vernon County Detention Center inmates are allowed to make phone calls to their family and friends. The Vernon County Detention Center inmates are not allowed to get any incoming calls. 

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are prohibited for the inmates to use. The call will be disconnected right away if an inmate is caught using these features. Disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate. 

There are a couple of ways inmates can make phone calls from the Vernon County Detention Center. The Vernon County Detention Center inmates are allowed to make collect calls. Inmates will only be able to call those who have a landline. Inmates will not be able to call those who have a cell phone. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all charges from the collect call. Vernon County Detention Center is not responsible for any charges that come from the from the collect calls.

Most of the inmates opt-in choose to use the (GTL) Global Tel*link. Global Tel*link contracts with the Vernon County Detention Center. You will need to create an account to use this service. You can call Global Tel*link at 1-888-415-0377 or you can visit their GTL website.

Email

The Vernon County Detention Center inmates do not have a way to get onto the internet. The inmates can not keep in touch with their friends and family using any electronic messaging systems. You will need to send an inmate a written letter in the Vernon County Detention Center if you would like to stay in touch with them to the address above.

Visiting Rules

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

Keep in mind, you will need to keep all your personal belongings in your car. Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area.

For each week the Vernon County Detention Center inmates will receive two free 25-minute on-site visits. All visits at the Vernon County Detention Center are video visits. Visits must be scheduled. You can schedule your visit here.

Inmates are allowed more visits, however, there are fees associated with those visits. The fees are listed below:

  • $5 for 10 minutes
  • $12.50 per 25 minutes

Vernon County Sheriff / Vernon County Detention Center

Address: 1320 Bad Axe Court, Viroqua, Wisconsin, 54665
Phone: 608-637-2124

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Vernon County Detention Center
1320 Bad Axe Court, Viroqua, WI, 54665

Vernon County Detention Center Information

Jail Name Vernon County Detention Center
Jail Type County Jail
Location 1320 Bad Axe Court, Viroqua, WI, 54665
Phone 608-637-5780
City Viroqua
Postal Code 54665
State Wisconsin
County Vernon 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?

For each week the Vernon County Detention Center are allowed to have two free 25-minute on-site visits. They can have more visits, however, there are fees with those visits. The fee schedule can be found above.

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