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Douglas County, Minnesota Sheriff Overview

Douglas County is a county in the western part of Minnesota. Its county seat is Alexandria. Douglas County is the home of Minnesota’s only wine-grape appellation, the 10,880 acres (44.0 sq km) Alexandria Lakes AVA. Douglas County is named after Stephen Douglas. Zip codes in the county include 56308, 56315, 56319, 56326, 56327, 56332, 56341, 56343, 56354, 56355, and 56360.

The Sheriff of Douglas County is currently Troy Wolbersen.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 216 Seventh Ave. W

Alexandria, MN 56308

Phone: (320)762-8151

Fax: (320)763-4493

Inmate Search in Douglas County Jail

The Douglas County Jail maintains an online

of inmates incarcerated in their facility. You can search for an inmate using the following filters: Name, Keyword. The file of each inmate contains: Name, Booking Date, Booking Time, Charges, Arresting Agency, Status.

Douglas County Jail was built in 2010 at a cost of $12.9 million. It is approximately 57,000 square feet. It has 156 beds and are approved to hold up to 135 inmates. The jail houses male, female and juvenile inmates. It holds minimum, medium and maximum security inmates. It is a direct supervision jail, which means correctional officers are in the housing units with the inmates and interact with them. The jail is regulated by the Department of Corrections and the 2911 standards.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

All inmate visitation is on an appointment format only. To visit an inmate at the Douglas County Jail you will need to have access to a computer and the Internet. You need to register to an online inmate visitation site where you can reserve a visit at

Visitation Time

Tuesdays: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Thursdays: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sundays: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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

Inmate’s Full Name
Douglas County Jail
509 3rd Avenue West
Alexandria, MN 56308

Money may be dropped off for an inmate. A kiosk to deposit funds is available in the public vestibule just inside the main entrance to the building. Funds deposited into the kiosk will immediately show up in the inmate’s account. Checks or money orders that are mailed to the inmate are promptly deposited into the inmate’s account. Only send money orders or checks issued to the inmate through the mail. Never send cash through the mail.

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 involving sex, including rape, molestation, and production or distribution of child pornography.

You can access this information online for Douglas 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.

Bail 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.

Douglas County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined56
Avg Daily Population68
Name of new facilityunknowon new facility plans
Full time payroll28
Full time total employees28
Total salaries and wages1822868
Other operating expenditures737369
Total construction costs12992
Equipment, furnishings, etc30000
Year of original construction1978
Year of major renovation1995
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Douglas County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201620,112
Number Employed Annual Average, 201619,406
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016706
Unemployment Rate, 20163.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201556,819
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Douglas County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20143,206
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20158.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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