Polk County Jail in Crookston Minnesota

Address and phone number for Polk County Jail, a Jail & Prison, at PO Box 416, Crookston MN.

Polk County Jail
PO Box 416, Crookston, Minnesota, 56716

About the Polk County Jail

The Polk County Jail, located in Crookston, 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. Polk County Jail makes these records available to the public.

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

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

Finding Polk County Criminal Records

Jails and Prisons in Polk 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.

Crookston Jail and Prison Policies

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

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

Contact the Polk County Jail

You may contact the Polk County Jail by calling 218-281-0431, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Polk County Jail, PO Box 416, Crookston, Minnesota, 56716.

Map of Polk County Jail in Crookston Minnesota

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