Steele County Jail & Detention in Owatonna Minnesota

Address and phone number for Steele County Jail & Detention, a Jail & Prison, at Alexander St SW, Owatonna MN.

Steele County Jail & Detention
2500 Alexander St SW, Owatonna, Minnesota, 55060

About the Steele County Jail & Detention

The Steele County Jail & Detention, located in Owatonna, 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. Steele County Jail & Detention makes these records available to the public.

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

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

Finding Steele County Criminal Records

Jails and Prisons in Steele 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.

Owatonna Jail and Prison Policies

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

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

Contact the Steele County Jail & Detention

You may contact the Steele County Jail & Detention by calling 507-446-7000, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Steele County Jail & Detention, 2500 Alexander St SW, Owatonna, Minnesota, 55060.

Map of Steele County Jail & Detention in Owatonna Minnesota

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