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Itasca County, Minnesota Sheriff Overview

Itasca County is located in the north-eastern part of Minnesota with its county seat in Grand Rapids. Itasca County was first formed in 1849, upon the creation of the Minnesota Territory. It was originally a much larger county, which covered many of today’s northeastern Minnesota counties. Itasca County is named after Lake Itasca, which is in turn a shortened version the Latin words veritas caput, meaning ‘truth’ and ‘head’. Zip codes in Itasca County include 55709, 55716, 55721, 55722, 55730, 55742, 55744, 55745, 55752, 55753, 55764, 55769, 55775, 55784, 55786, 55793, 56628, 56631, 56636, 56637, 56639, 56657, 56659, 56680, 56681, and 56688.

The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office is headed by Vic Williams. He can be reached through his email address (

Itasca County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 440 NE 1st Avenue

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone: 218-326-3477

Fax: 218-326-4663

Inmate Search in Itasca County Jail

The Itasca County Jail does not maintain an online list of incarcerated inmates. To inquire, it’s best to personally visit the Jail at 440 NE 1st Avenue, Grand Rapids, MN 55744. ,Lucas Thompson is the Itasca County’s Jail Administrator.

The Itasca County Jail is licensed as a Class III Jail by the Minnesota Department of Corrections as a secure detention facility, used to confine both sentenced and pre-sentenced prisoners. The Itasca County Jail is divided into two facilities – the annex which was built in 1997 and houses 48 inmates; and the main jail which was built in 1982 and houses 59 inmates. Currently the Itasca County Jail is running at full capacity.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Rules for visiting an inmate of the Itasca County jail include:

Visitors must be at least 18 years old with a picture ID containing date of birth.

Visitors less than 18 years of age must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

No personal property, food, beverages, chewing gum, tobacco products or cell phones allowed in the visiting area.

No one under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances will be allowed to visit.

Damages to the visiting area or equipment may result in criminal charges and loss of visiting privileges.

Assistance for handicapped visitors will be provided. Informing the jail of special needs when the visit is scheduled will expedite the process.

All visitors are subject to being searched.

Inmates will be allowed one visiting segment a day.

Visiting Hours

Day Hours Jail or Annex

Tuesday 9 – 11:30 a.m. Main Jail and Annex

Thursday 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Main Jail

Thursday 1 – 3:30 p.m. Annex

Sunday 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Main Jail

Sunday 1 – 3:30 p.m. Annex

The Itasca County Jail uses Reliance Phone Company for all inmate calling needs. Inmate family members can call 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 the Reliance Telephone Company website to purchase phone cards for inmates.

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 Itasca 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.

Itasca 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:Itasca County Probation Department
Location:115 Northeast 5th Street, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, 55744
Itasca County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined85
Avg Daily Population96
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll23
Full time total employees23
Total salaries and wages1925569
Other operating expenditures319000
Total construction costs20000
Equipment, furnishings, etc32000
Year of original construction1982
Year of major renovation1998
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Itasca County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201621,851
Number Employed Annual Average, 201619,959
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,892
Unemployment Rate, 20168.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201552,064
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Itasca County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20145,656
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201512.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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