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Stearns County, Minnesota Sheriff Overview

Stearns County is a county found in the central part of Minnesota. Its county seat is in Saint Cloud. Stearns County is part of the St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI Combined Statistical Area. Stearns County is named after Charles Thomas Stearns. Zip codes in Stearns County include 55353, 56301, 56302, 56303, 56307, 56310, 56312, 56316, 56320, 56321, 56325, 56331, 56335, 56340, 56352, among others.

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is headed by Donald Gudmundson. He can be reached through his email address ([email protected]).

Stearns County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 807 Courthouse Square, Rm S100

St. Cloud MN 56303

Phone: 320-259-3702

Fax: 320-259-3786

Inmate Search in Stearns County Jail

The Stearns County Jail has an online

of incarcerated inmates maintained at their site. The file of each inmate contains Picture, Name, Gender, Age, Eye Color, Race, Address, Booking Date, Arrest Date/Time, Facility, Charge Details (Controlling Agency, Arresting Agency, Charge Level, Charge, Court Docket Number, Statute Number, Bail, Days Sentenced, Weekender, Anticipated Release).

The Stearns County Jail, a medium/maximum security jail, is licensed by the State of Minnesota to house inmates for up to one year after final disposition. The jail houses inmates who are pending in the court process; who have been arrested but not yet convicted and sentenced.  Most are housed full-time while some are Huber/Work Release inmates who are housed nights and weekends but allowed to work. Anyone taken into custody within Stearns County is booked into this Jail, even if the arrest was made by a local police department.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Inmates are limited to one visit per visiting day. Inmates sentenced to less than three days will not be given visiting privileges.

Visitors are limited to one 20-minute visiting period per day. Visits may be shortened to 15 minutes during busy visiting days.

These visits are non-contact and appropriate attire is required.

Only the number of people who can be reasonably accommodated in the visiting room will be allowed at any one time.

Inmates attending a program shall be called out to attend their visit but will not be allowed to return to the program.

Any inmate may refuse to see any visitor, either professional or social.

Any visitor under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Any visitor under the age of 18, who is not accompanied by a parent, must have written permission from his/her parent or guardian to visit an inmate. The parent or guardian must come into the jail to sign the permission slip on the first visit.

No eating or drinking is allowed in the visiting rooms.

No personal property (purse, phone, coat, etc.) is allowed in visiting rooms.  Coin lockers are available for 25 cents to store these items.

Except for legal materials, neither professional visitors nor the inmate are permitted to pass anything. All legal material to be passed will be reviewed by a Corrections Officer.

Professional visits (attorney, clergy, etc.) may be conducted at any reasonable hour. Clergy must first meet with Program staff prior to their first visit.  You may reach them at 320.259.3759.

Violation of visiting rules and regulations by an inmate may result in a loss of visiting privileges. Violations of visiting rules and regulations by a visitor may result in the visitor being removed from the facility and being denied further visiting privileges

Visitation is held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm and on Saturdays 8:30am – 11:00am. There is no visitation on Fridays or Sundays.  This schedule is in effect year-round and does not change for holidays.

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

Inmate’s Name

P.O. Box 217

St. Cloud, MN 56302

Deposit money online using a credit card at, or you can mail cashier’s check or money order made payable to inmate (do not mail cash). You can also deposit cash in kiosk on second floor of Law Enforcement Center.

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 Stearns 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.

Stearns County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined165
Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll74
Full time total employees74
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


Stearns County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201688,054
Number Employed Annual Average, 201684,696
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20163,358
Unemployment Rate, 20163.8
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201555,244
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Stearns County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201419,939
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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