Minnesota Inmate Search

Updated on: January 5, 2021
Minnesota

About Minnesota Department of Corrections

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

The Minnesota Department of Corrections is the agency responsible for keeping all records for inmates serving out their sentence in Minnesota state prisons.

You can search the Minnesota Department of Corrections database online. All you need is their MNDOC number or their first and last name. The database is updated regularly. However, it can take several business days for newly sentenced inmates to show up in the public database. The public database includes those currently in prison, on probation, and those who were released from prison.

Unlike the state of Minnesota, Minnesota city and county jails keep their own databases and records separate. If you are looking for an inmate in any of those jails, you will need to contact the proper authorities.

Basic Information

Department Name Minnesota Department of Corrections
Official Website http://www.doc.state.mn.us/
Currently Incarcerated Inmates https://coms.doc.state.mn.us/PublicViewer
Location 1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 200, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108
Phone Number 651-361-7200
Fax 651-642-0223

How to Do an Inmate Search in Minnesota

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

When an offender is housed in state prison, they are the property of the Department of Corrections Division. As stated above every state’s Department of Corrections Division has their own jail roster or database that the general public may use.

The Minnesota Department of Corrections offender search database can be found on the official Minnesota Department of Corrections website.

You can search the inmate list by using the following pieces of information:

The MNDOC number will take precedence during all searches. The MNDOC is a six-digit number. All incoming inmates will be assigned their MNDOC number by the Minnesota Department of Corrections. This will be the easiest and quickest way to locate an inmate.

If you decide to enter their MNDOC number in the field provided, you will NOT need to enter their first and last name. However, the MNDOC field will only show results for the EXACT number you have entered, so you will want to double check, if no results pop up.

If you don’t know the inmate’s MNDOC number or there are no search results for the MNDOC number you plugged in, the next thing you can do is search by the inmate’s first and last name.

When you finally get some search results, you will see a list of all inmates that fit the criteria you plugged in. This is not a release search. All inmates are currently sitting behind bars.

You will see the following pieces of information in the Minnesota jails inmate search:

You can click on the inmate’s name to bring up their own personal file. When you do this, you will see the following information:

Types of Correctional Facilities in Minnesota

List of Correctional Facilities in Minnesota

Correctional Facility Name Type County
Granite Falls City Jail, Minnesota City Jail Yellow Medicine County
Red River Valley Juvenile Center, Minnesota County Jail Polk County
Brooklyn Park City Jail, Minnesota City Jail Hennepin County
Brown County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Brown County
Cass County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Cass County
Meeker County Jail & Detention, Minnesota County Jail Meeker County
Mille Lacs County Juvenile Detention, Minnesota County Jail Mille Lacs County
Chisago County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Chisago County
Itasca County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Itasca County
St. Louis County Juvenile Detention, Minnesota County Jail St. Louis County
Prairie Correctional Facility – CCA – VACANT, Minnesota Private Facility Swift County
Dakota County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Dakota County
Isanti County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Isanti County
Coon Rapids City Jail, Minnesota City Jail Anoka County
Carver County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Carver County
Fergus Falls City Jail, Minnesota City Jail Otter Tail County
Moose Lake City Jail, Minnesota City Jail Carlton County
McLeod County Jail, Minnesota County Jail McLeod County
Itasca County Jail Annex, Minnesota County Jail Itasca County
Steele County Detention Center, Minnesota County Jail Steele County
Todd County Jail & Detention Center, Minnesota County Jail Todd County
Wilkin County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Wilkin County
Chippewa County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Chippewa County
Dodge County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Dodge County
Traverse County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Traverse County
Circle Pines City Jail, Minnesota City Jail Anoka County
Fillmore County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Fillmore County
International Falls City Jail, Minnesota City Jail Koochiching County
Washington County Juvenile Detention, Minnesota County Jail Washington County
Long Prairie City Jail, Minnesota City Jail Todd County
Maple Grove Jail, Minnesota City Jail Hennepin County
St. Louis County Jail, Minnesota County Jail St. Louis County
Kanabec County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Kanabec County
Stearns County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Stearns County
Aitkin County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Aitkin County
Minnesota State Prison – Willow River/Moose Lake, Minnesota State Prison Carlton County
Virginia Jail & Holding Facility, Minnesota City Jail St. Louis County
Douglas County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Douglas County
Washington County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Washington County
Anoka County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Anoka County
Challenge Incarceration Program, Minnesota State Prison County
Clearwater County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Clearwater County
Crookston City Jail, Minnesota City Jail Polk County
St. Joseph City Jail, Minnesota City Jail Stearns County
West Central Regional Juvenile Center (WCRJC), Minnesota Regional Facility Clay County
Olivia City Jail, Minnesota City Jail Renville County
Minnesota State Prison Rush City, Minnesota State Prison Chisago County
Rice County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Rice County
Wabasha County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Wabasha County
Nicollet County Jail, Minnesota County Jail Nicollet County