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Wabasha County Jail

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Wabasha County Jail
848 17th St E Ste #2
Wabasha, MN 55981
Phone: (651)-560-1004

Inmate Roster

Click here to view the current inmate roster/locater [PDF]


The inmate will receive a Visitation Form at intake and can select up to 5 visitors, 18 years or older.   Children of the inmate may visit with an approved visitor.  Prohibited from visiting includes: Anyone who was in Wabasha County Jail custody within the last 90 days, Victims or has a No Contact Order in place, those who have previously violated visitation rules in the visitor contract.  All visitors will need to be listed on the inmate’s Visitor List prior to visiting.  Inmates are responsible for providing complete information and choosing who they would like on their visitors list:  Full name of visitor, Date of birth and Phone number must be included. 

All visits will be restricted to 20 minutes in duration.  Another back to back 20 minute visit will be allowed if no other visitors are waiting.  Visitors will be allowed on a first come, first serve basis and inmates are restricted to 3 visitors total per day. 

Please click here to download and complete the jail visiting contract before visiting an inmate


Visiting Hours are as followed:






10:00 a.m. - Noon

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. - Noon

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. - Noon

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.



10:00 a.m. - Noon

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. - Noon

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. - Noon

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.



10:00 a.m. - Noon

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Visitation Procedure:

All visitors will report to Dispatch located in the Criminal Justice Center’s lobby.  Visitors must sign a Visitor Contract prior to visiting an inmate each time they visit.  Visitors must bring a valid Driver’s License or picture ID at each visit.    Visits are subject to rules outlined in the Visitor Contract.   You may not bring personal property (including cell phones) into the Visitation Room.  Lockers are available or leave property in your vehicle.  All visitors are subject to search while in the facility.  Visits may be denied if there are security issues, disciplinary issues or an emergency in the facility. 


Inmate Mail

All incoming mail should be addressed as followed:

Inmate's Name 

Wabasha County Criminal Justice Center

848 17th St E. Suite 2

Wabasha, MN 55981

All incoming and outgoing mail will be searched and if necessary may be rejected and stored in the inmate’s property until release.  The exception to this is legal material mailed between attorney and client.  Paper and post-paid envelopes can be purchased via inmate commissary. Upon request, indigent inmates may receive 2 envelopes and paper per week.  Mail addressed to an inmate who has been transferred or released will be returned to sender.  Inmates must make outside arrangements for business correspondence and household bills.  Business correspondence will be returned to the sender.  The jail will only accept letters, photographs and money orders.  Packages will not be accepted.


Phone Calls and IPods

Telephones and iPods are provided in all housing units and can be used whenever inmates are not on lockdown status.  Inmates may make collect calls or may purchase a $10 Reliance calling card available at the jail.  Only online phone cards will work with the iPods.  In-house Jail Phone cards do not work for iPod texting devices. 

Phone cards can also be purchased by friends and family online at:  https://manage.reliancetelephone.com/customer/buycards.php   in increments of $10, $20, $50 or $100. 

Any calls made to their lawyer are free. Instructions for making these calls are at each phone. Credit card, 3-way and toll-free calls cannot be made from housing unit phones. Inmates are made aware that all non-attorney calls will be recorded.  Jail staff will not relay messages.  


The jail has an Inmate Message Line where you can leave messages by calling 651-565-0350



Money for inmates can be deposited in their account to order canteen items.  Money can be deposited for an inmate in the following ways: 

  • You can deposit money on an inmate account at the Stellar kiosk located in the lobby of the Criminal Justice Center.  The kiosk accepts cash and credit cards.  Note that fees may apply and the kiosk does not make change. 
  • You may also send money for an inmate via postal mail.  Cashier’s Checks and Money Orders are preferred.   The money will be placed on the inmates account and they will receive a receipt once the deposit is made. 
  • You may also create an account and deposit funds using the following Jail ATM link:    https://deposits.jailatm.com/WebDeposits/frmSearch.aspx


Work Release

If you were ordered to serve a sentence and the judge granted Work Release, you are considered Work Release eligible.  You will be considered for the privilege of Work Release if you have established valid employment and meet the jail requirements for the Work Release program.  You are responsible for picking up the necessary paperwork for admittance to the Jail Work Release Program.  Paperwork must be completed and returned to the jail at least one week prior to beginning your sentence.  You are required to meet with the Program Coordinator, to sign a Work Release Contract.  You will not be released for work until staff has completed job, driver and insurance verification; you pass a U.A and pay your first week in advance.

You may call Wabasha County Jail to arrange for a meeting date and time at 1-651-560-1008.  Please bring the following items to the meeting:  Driver’s License (or Identification Card), Work Release Handbook, Completed Paperwork, proof of self employment (if self employed), $210 ($175 first week Pay for Stay, $15 Urine Analysis test & $20 Booking Fee).

You may bring the following items to the jail:  Prescription Medication, up to 3 pair of pants, 3 shirts or 3 dresses, 2 t-shirts or bras, 3 pair underwear, 3 pair socks, 1 jacket, 1 pair shoes/boots, 1 pair gloves, 1 winter outerwear.  You may also bring a non-electric alarm clock or alarm watch, 1 purse/wallet, money & cell phone (cell phones may not be brought into the jail).  You will be provided a locker to store your property.  You will be changing clothing as you enter and leave the facility.  Clean work clothing exchanges are your responsibility or you may have your clothing washed at the jail for $5 per load.


Civil Prints

To obtain civil fingerprinting for background checks, employment requirements or licensing, please contact the Jail Master Control at 651-565-1004 to make an appointment.  Every effort will be made to work with your schedule but understand that operations and emergencies may cause a delay or cancelation of your appointment.  You must be at least 18 years old.  Please bring $20 cash per print card (exact amount, the jail cannot make change & we cannot accept personal checks) and a photo ID. You may bring the fingerprint card provided by your employer or we will provide you with one.  No one will be able to accompany you into the Jail so please make arrangements for children.  Personal property must be stored in a locker, in the lobby, or in your vehicle.  You will be subject to search.


Volunteer & Donations

The Jail relies on volunteers to support many of its inmate programs.  If you have a passion to help others and would like to volunteer at the Jail, please call and set up an appointment with the Program Coordinator @ 1-651-560-1008.  Types of programs we currently offer or have offered are:  READ Program, library, arts & crafts, self-help, recreation, faith ministries and job skills.

The Jail accepts donations such as books and games. 



If you are a victim of someone in our custody or coming to our custody please feel free to register at the following link: https://www.vinelink.com/#/home

VINELink can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to provide the most reliable information for custody status changes and criminal case information.


Approved Bail Bond Companies

If you are assisting an inmate with posting cash bail or bond, cash bail can be brought up to Court Administration during regular business hours or money can be deposited into the kiosk in the Criminal Justice Center lobby. 

If you are interested in using a bond company you can find the Approved Bail Bond Agents List which includes all agents, agencies, and surety companies approved by the State Court Administrator's Office  to issue bail bonds in Minnesota district courts at http://www.mncourts.gov .

*If electronic monitor hookup is a condition of release please contact the Probation Department for instructions at:  1-651-565-2666


Inmate Status

If you have questions regarding an inmate court appearance date and time, bail or bond amounts, or charges; refer to our online Inmate Roster or contact the following:

Master Control: 1-561-560-1004

Court Administration: 1-651-565-3524

Probation: 1-651-565-2666


Inmate Property

The jail will only accept the following items for inmates in custody:

  • Prescription medications*
  • Eyeglasses
  • Other Necessary Medical Equipment

*Prescription medication must be labeled and in the original prescription containers. 


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