Itasca County, MN
123 NE 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-2600 • 218-327-2847
Pay for Stay
In accordance with Minnesota State Statues 2000, Section 641.12, any offender housed by the Itasca County Jail will have to pay for their stay in the facility. This fee will be mandatory for all offenders sentenced to the Itasca County Jail for misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors, and felony crimes.
It is the Policy of the Itasca County Jail to allow inmates who are gainfully employed the opportunity to continue their employment in the community. Approval for Huber status begins with the court granting Huber status upon sentencing. Inmates will be granted Huber if qualified and granted by the Itasca County Jail. Inmates should pick up / print out and turn in a Huber application prior to the commitment to be served. This will give the jail adequate time to verify all the information and allow the inmates to go on Huber status without any delays.
Inmate Phone Privileges
The Itasca County Jail uses Reliance Phone Company for all inmate calling needs. Inmate family members can call 1-800-896-3201 to set up an account. All calls out of the jail are collect or prepaid; and no incoming calls are allowed. Family members can call 218-326-9504 to leave inmates a voice mail message. Family members can also go to www.reliancetelephone.com to purchase phone cards for inmates.
The Itasca County Jail offers public fingerprinting from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday for employment purposes only. Please bring a current photo ID and the fingerprint card the employer provided. There is a $15.00 fee for this service.
The Itasca County Jail will not fingerprint any person for personal reasons. This includes children of any age. The Itasca County Sheriff's Department offers prints and photos of children for the parents/ guardian several times a year; at the Kids Fair and Head Start Programs in Itasca County.
Victim Information and Notification Everyday
The Minnesota State Victim Notification Service (VINE) is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding their offender's custody status and register to receive telephone and email notification when their offender's custody status changes.
The VINE toll free number is 1-877-664-8463
The website is www.vinelink.com
When to Report
In most cases, the court will inform you at your sentencing of the date and time you must report. If you are not informed please contact Court Administration at (218)327-2870, as the jail does not always have the paperwork prior to your report date. The normal reporting time for the Itasca County jail is 7:00 pm and you are expected to report to jail on time and not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
If you have a problem with your report date or time to report. The jail or court personnel can not change your date or time. Contact your attorney or probation agent to see if they want to bring a formal motion before the sentencing judge to get it changed.
What to bring
All items you will need are either provided or sold at the facility.
***Please bring all of your prescription medication with you when you report to jail. It will take the jail several days to contact your doctors and the pharmacy to get your medications filled if you fail to bring them.
If you would like to be considered for a volunteer position at the Itasca County Jail you need to contact the Jail Programmer at (218)-327-0697. Typical programs the jail offers would be religious services, AA, NA, and GED training. The jail is always looking for new programs and qualified members of the community to lead the programs.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Itasca County ensures that deaf and hard of hearing inmates have full and equal access to its services, privileges, facilities, advantages and accommodations, and it will provide auxiliary aids and services to ensure effective communication with these inmates. Free sign language and oral interpreters, TTYs and other services are available to deaf and hard of hearing inmates. Ask us for help or contact Lucas Thompson the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Coordinator for the Itasca County Jail at 218-327-0697.