Otter Tail Jail & Detention in Fergus Falls Minnesota

Address and phone number for Otter Tail Jail & Detention, a Jail & Prison, at South Court Street, Fergus Falls MN.

Otter Tail Jail & Detention
417 South Court Street, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 56537

About the Otter Tail Jail & Detention

The Otter Tail Jail & Detention, located in Fergus Falls, 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. Otter Tail Jail & Detention makes these records available to the public.

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

Fergus Falls 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 Otter Tail Jail & Detention may also be able to provide information about inmates housed in other Otter Tail County or Minnesota Jails and Prisons, including information on prison transfers.

Finding Otter Tail County Criminal Records

Jails and Prisons in Otter Tail 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.

Fergus Falls Jail and Prison Policies

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

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

Contact the Otter Tail Jail & Detention

You may contact the Otter Tail Jail & Detention by calling 218-998-8555, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Otter Tail Jail & Detention, 417 South Court Street, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 56537.

Map of Otter Tail Jail & Detention in Fergus Falls Minnesota

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