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Rice County, Minnesota Sheriff Overview

Rice County is located in the southeastern part of Minnesota with its county seat in Faribault. Rice County comprises the Faribault-Northfield, MN Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI Combined Statistical Area. Rice County is named after Henry Mower Rice. Zip codes in Rice County include 55019, 55021, 55046, 55052, 55053, 55057, 55087, 55088 and 56052.

The Rice County Sheriff’s Office is headed by Troy Dunn. He can be reached through his email address (

Rice County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 320 Third Street NW

Faribault, MN 55021

Phone: 507-332-6100

Inmate Search in Rice County Jail

The Rice County Jail maintains an online

(in PDF) of inmates currently incarcerated in their Facility at their site. The file of each inmate contains Front Mugshot, Inmate Name, Date Booked, Charges.

The Rice County Jail is lead by the Jail Administrator, Assistant Jail Administrator, Jail Program Assistant, 2 line staff supervisors, and 16 Correctional Officers spread out over two facilities with a potential 71 bed capacity. Correctional Officers also assist with transportation of prisoners and courthouse security as available and necessary.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Visitation Rules

1.Visiting will only be allowed during the set hours.

2.Smoking is not permitted in the Jail Annex facility.

3.The Rice County Sheriff’s Office is not responsible for any personal items left unattended.

4.In the event of a facility lock down or an emergency, all visiting will be cancelled.

5.All visitors must have a valid photo ID in their possession. The ID card must be government issued. ID must be presented to correctional staff upon request.

6.All visitors must be at least 18 years of age. Children under the age of 18, will be allowed to visit, but must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

7.Visits are limited to 2 adults and 1 child, or 1 adult and 2 children at one time. Children must be supervised at all times; parents are responsible for children while at the jail.

8.Visiting times will be limited to 20 minutes. On-site visiting will be “first come, first served” basis. If there are disputes in our lobby about the order of the visit that are not resolved, both parties will be asked to leave. Attorneys, Probation Officers, and clergy may visit at any reasonable time. These people will be exempt from the time limit.

9.Switching of visitors from the lobby will not be allowed. If this occurs all parties will be asked to leave.

10.Visitors may be searched before being allowed into the visiting area.

11.Visits are recorded and may be monitored.

12.Any visitor attempting to bring in firearms, explosives, alcoholic beverages, narcotics, or any controlled substance will be arrested and prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

13.Anyone who appears to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be allowed to visit.

14.Cellular phones, cameras or any type of recording devises are not allowed during visiting.

15.No food or beverages are allowed in the visiting area. No food, candy or beverages of any type will be accepted for inmates

16. Socks, underwear and t-shirts left for inmates must be clean and all white, colored undergarments will not be accepted.

17. The Rice County Jail will not accept any other personal property, letters, or documents from visitors to be passed on to inmates. If there are documents that need to be signed by an inmate, it should be arranged through the mail or inmates legal counsel.

18. We will not accept books, magazines or newspapers for inmates.

19. Money for inmates may be deposited through the TurnKey kiosk in the Jail or Annex lobby. We do NOT release money from inmate accounts to visitors.

21. Inmates may have a small Walkman type radio with “ear bud” type headphones. Metal headbands, cassette or CD players are NOT allowed. No external speakers or antennae are allowed.

22. Visitors are restricted to one visit per day for on-site visits.

23. Inmates will be allowed 2 visits per on-site visiting session.

24. Visitors must arrive and register 30 minutes before the end of visiting or they will not be allowed to visit.

25. An inmate has the right to refuse any visit.

26. We reserve the right to terminate or refuse any visit that may constitute a threat to the safety, security, or good order of the facility.

Our visiting hours for the Main Jail are:

Tue 6:00pm-9:00pm

Thur 8:00am-11:00am

Sat 8:00am- 11:00am

Our visiting hours at the Jail Annex are:

Tue 8:00am -11:00am

Thur 6:00pm-9:00pm

Sat 6:00pm-9:00pm

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 Rice 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 Bail 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.

Rice 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:Rice County Probation Department
Location:128 3rd Street Northwest, Faribault, Minnesota, 55021
Rice County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined59
Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll20
Full time total employees20
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 118 N.W. 3RD STREET FARIBAULT MN 55021

Rice County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201635,888
Number Employed Annual Average, 201634,623
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,265
Unemployment Rate, 20163.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201559,863
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Rice County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20145,353
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20159.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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