Watonwan County Jail in St. James Minnesota

Address and phone number for Watonwan County Jail, a Jail & Prison, at 2nd Avenue South, St. James MN.

Watonwan County Jail
710 2nd Avenue South, St. James, Minnesota, 56081

About the Watonwan County Jail

The Watonwan County Jail, located in St. James, 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. Watonwan County Jail makes these records available to the public.

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

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

Finding Watonwan County Criminal Records

Jails and Prisons in Watonwan 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.

St. James Jail and Prison Policies

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

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

Contact the Watonwan County Jail

You may contact the Watonwan County Jail by calling 507-375-3121, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Watonwan County Jail, 710 2nd Avenue South, St. James, Minnesota, 56081.

Map of Watonwan County Jail in St. James Minnesota

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