Dakota County Jail in Hastings Minnesota

Address and phone number for Dakota County Jail, a Jail & Prison, at Highway 55, Hastings MN.


Name
Dakota County Jail
Address
1580 Highway 55, Hastings, Minnesota, 55033
Phone
651-438-4700
Fax
651-438-4709

About the Dakota County Jail

The Dakota County Jail, located in Hastings, 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. Dakota County Jail makes these records available to the public.

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

Hastings 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 Dakota County Jail may also be able to provide information about inmates housed in other Dakota County or Minnesota Jails and Prisons, including information on prison transfers.

Finding Dakota County Criminal Records

Jails and Prisons in Dakota 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.

Hastings Jail and Prison Policies

Jails and Prisons within Dakota County follow Minnesota or federal policies depending on their type. The Dakota 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 Dakota County Jails and Prisons. Dakota County Jail can provide information on inmate transfers to local, state, or national facilities.

State and Federal Prisons in Dakota 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 Dakota County, which must follow Minnesota and federal regulations.

Contact the Dakota County Jail

You may contact the Dakota County Jail by calling 651-438-4700, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Dakota County Jail, 1580 Highway 55, Hastings, Minnesota, 55033.


Map of Dakota County Jail in Hastings Minnesota


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