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Houston County, Minnesota Sheriff Overview

Houston County is a county found in the south-eastern part of Minnesota. Its county seat is in Caledonia. Houston County is included in the La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area. Houston County is named after Samuel Houston. Zip codes in Houston County include 55919, 55921, 55931, 55941, 55943, 55947, and 55074.

The current head of the Houston County Sheriff’s Office is Mark Inglet. He can be reached through his email address [email protected].

Houston County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 306 S. Marshall St.

Caledonia, MN  55921

Phone: (507) 725-3379

Fax: (507) 725-2238

Inmate Search in Houston County Jail

The Houston County Jail maintains an online

of incarcerated inmates in their facility. Each inmate’s file contains the following information: Photo, MNI, Name, Sex, Age, Booking #, Intake Date, Charges. The Jail Administrator is Mark Schiltz.

The current Houston County Justice Center was opened on October 31, 2011 licensed to house 30 male and female prisoners. The facility offers video visitation, inmate recreation, inmate programming, inmate canteen, full service kitchen, inmate laundry and inmate phone service.   The facility was constructed with 41 unit cells with the capability of double bunking in each unit.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

In Houston County Jail there is video visitation, aka there is no face-to-face contact visit between the visitor and the detainee.

You may register at You may also register at the time of visit. It is encouraged to register on-line as these will have priority designated time allotments.  Each time you visit you will need present a pictured identification card or pictured driver’s license.  Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  The children must be supervised at all times while in the facility.

Visitation Time:

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11:50 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Wednesday and Sunday:  4:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.

Cash or credit card deposits are accepted for a detainee via our lobby kiosk, or deposits can be made online at

To send mail to inmates, send mail through the U.S. Postal Mail with a return address to:

“The Inmates Name”

C/O Houston County Jail

306 South Marshall Street

Caledonia, MN 55921

You may leave a message for an inmate by calling 507-725-3379 extension 3, option 3 and listen to the following instructions. If you are having problems or wish to purchase phone time you may call the Reliance Telephone Vendor at 1-800-896-3201.

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 Houston 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.

Houston County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Houston County Probation Department
Location:306 South Marshall Street, Caledonia, Minnesota, 55921
Houston County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined9
Avg Daily Population12
Name of new facilityCurrently in New planning phase of new construction for a Criminal Justice Facility
Full time payroll10
Full time total employees17
Total salaries and wages540347
Other operating expenditures289736
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etc18275
Year of original construction1875
Year of major renovation1979
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Houston County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201610,481
Number Employed Annual Average, 201610,063
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016418
Unemployment Rate, 20164.0
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201556,276
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Houston County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20141,528
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20158.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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