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Blue Earth County, Minnesota Sheriff Overview

Blue Earth County is a county in the southern part of Minnesota. Its county seat is in Mankato. Blue Earth County is part of the Mankato–North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area. Blue Earth County is named after the Blue Earth River and for the deposits of blue-green clay once evident along the banks of the Blue Earth River. Zip code sin Blue Earth include 56001, 56002, 56010, 56024, 56034, 56037, 56055, 56063, 56065, 56078, 56080, and 56090.

The Sheriff of Blue Earth County is currently Brad Peterson. You can contact the Sheriff through his email address at [email protected].

Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 401 Carver Rd.

P.O. Box 228

Mankato, MN 56002-0228

Phone: (507) 304-4800

Fax: (507) 304-4818

Inmate Search in Blue Earth County Jail

The Blue Earth County Jail has an

of incarcerated inmates maintained at their site. The head of the Jail is Kevin Sorensen.

The Blue Earth County Jail is located within the Blue Earth County Justice Center, at 401 Carver Road in Mankato. Jail Administration has its own entrance and is open to the public for services such as fingerprinting, drug testing, inmate visitation and where money can be dropped off for inmates.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Visitors must be at least 18 years of age or be accompanied by a parent or their legal guardian. Photo ID is required for all visitors 18 years of age and older. Register for visiting/email/texting online through to be approved. Remote visiting is 39 cents per minute. Emails are 25 cents and texts are 13 cents each. During the visit do not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Be dressed appropriately. Any children not visiting an inmate need to be accompanied by an adult.

Remote Visiting:
Daily         7:00 AM – 10:00 AM        12:30 PM – 4:00 PM        6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

On Location Visiting – Subject to Change

Tuesday8:30 AM – 10:00 AM12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Wednesday6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Thursday8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Friday12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Saturday8:30 AM – 10:00 AM6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Sunday12:30 PM – 2:00 PM6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Holidays12:30 PM – 2:00 PM6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

All inmate correspondence must be sent through the U.S. Mail with the return address to:

Blue Earth County Jail
PO Box 228
Mankato, MN 56002

You can deposit money to inmates’ accounts as a money order made out to the inmate

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

All registered sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. The definition of a sex offender is a person convicted of a crime involvingsex, including rape, molestation, and production or distribution of child pornography.

You can access this information online for Blue Earth County by going to this link, but bear in mind that searches sometimes reveal primary last known addresses or, rather the block that they live on. You are also required to accept a disclosure to use the database.

Bails and Bondsman

Posting Bond in Minnesota Court

Before any subject is released on bond, the bond must be approved by a judge after submission to the prosecuting lawyer for approval and execution. It may be filed with the court administrator during regular business hours and also with the custodian of the jail. In cases where bail has been set by the court and the defendant has provided a bail bond with corporate surety, approval by a judge is unnecessary if the bond conforms to Form 702 as published by the state court overseer.

Forfeiture of Bonds in Minnesota Court

Whenever a bail bond is forfeited by a judge, the surety and bondsman shall be informed by the court overseer in writing, and be directed to make payment in accordance with the terms of the bond within ninety (90) days from the date of the order of forfeiture. A signed copy of the order of forfeiture shall be forwarded with the notice.

Blue Earth County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined60
Avg Daily Population59
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll20
Full time total employees22
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1972
Year of major renovation1999
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 710 S. FRONT STREET MANKATO MN 56001

Blue Earth County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201639,471
Number Employed Annual Average, 201638,204
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,267
Unemployment Rate, 20163.2
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201549,664
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Blue Earth County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201410,725
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201517.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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