Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis Minnesota

Address and phone number for Hennepin County Jail, a Jail & Prison, at 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis MN.


Name
Hennepin County Jail
Address
401 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55415
Phone
612-348-5112
Fax
612-596-8145

About the Hennepin County Jail

The Hennepin County Jail, located in Minneapolis, 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. Hennepin County Jail makes these records available to the public.

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

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

Finding Hennepin County Criminal Records

Jails and Prisons in Hennepin 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.

Minneapolis Jail and Prison Policies

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

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

Contact the Hennepin County Jail

You may contact the Hennepin County Jail by calling 612-348-5112, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Hennepin County Jail, 401 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55415.


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