Clay County Jail in Moorhead Minnesota

Address and phone number for Clay County Jail, a Jail & Prison, at 9th Avenue North, Moorhead MN.

Clay County Jail
915 9th Avenue North, Moorhead, Minnesota, 56560

About the Clay County Jail

The Clay County Jail, located in Moorhead, MN, is a secure facility that houses inmates. The inmates may be awaiting trial or sentencing, or they may be serving a sentence after being convicted of a crime. Jails and Prisons maintain records on inmates, including arrest records, sentencing records, court documents, and other criminal records. Clay County Jail makes these records available to the public.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Moorhead inmates
  • Conducting a background check
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Contacting an inmate
  • Jail and Prison visiting hours
Locating Moorhead Inmates

Moorhead Jails and Prisons provide information about inmates. These records include Jail and Prison rosters, inmate contact information, and sentencing information. In addition to locating current inmates, the records may provide information on former inmates or inmates who have been transferred. The Clay County Jail may also be able to provide information about inmates housed in other Clay County or Minnesota Jails and Prisons, including information on prison transfers.

Finding Clay County Criminal Records

Jails and Prisons in Clay County maintain criminal records for current and former inmates. These records include arrest records, warrant records, parole records, and other information about convicted offenders. Criminal records can also list information about the inmate's crime, court-ordered victim restitution, and parole eligibility. Records for former inmates can also include parole information. These criminal records play a central role in conducting a thorough background check.

Moorhead Jail and Prison Policies

Jails and Prisons within Clay County follow Minnesota or federal policies depending on their type. The Clay County Jail provides information on its policies, including rules for contacting inmates, sending money to inmates, or visiting the facility. Contact the main office for information about visitation hours and any restrictions on visitation.

Jail and Prison Transfers

While Jails are short-term facilities for inmates awaiting trial or sentencing, Prisons house inmates serving longer sentences. Some Jails incarcerate inmates serving short sentences, typically under one year. Inmates often transfer between Clay County Jails and Prisons. Clay County Jail can provide information on inmate transfers to local, state, or national facilities.

State and Federal Prisons in Clay County

In Minnesota, the Department of Corrections (DOC) or Bureau of Prisons (POC) oversees state prisons. The Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) runs federal prisons. These agencies also oversee private prisons operating in Clay County, which must follow Minnesota and federal regulations.

Contact the Clay County Jail

You may contact the Clay County Jail by calling 218-299-5163, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Clay County Jail, 915 9th Avenue North, Moorhead, Minnesota, 56560.

Map of Clay County Jail in Moorhead Minnesota

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