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Dane County Sheriff Overview

Dane County is located in the south of Wisconsin, USA where the total population is 509,939, making it the second-most populous county in the entire Wisconsin. Here, the county seat is Madison, and this county was established in 1836. Named in honor of Nathan Dane, who was a Massachusetts delegate to the Congress of the Confederation, Dane County has a total area of 1,238 square miles. The zip codes of this county are 53590, 53589, 53594, 53593, 53596, 53598, 53597, 53701, 53703, 53705, 53704, 53706, 53711, 53714, 53713, 53716, 53715, 53718, 53717, 53719, 53726, 53794, 53508, 53515, 53517, 53521, 53523, 53527, 53529, 53528, 53531, 53532, 53534, 53555, 53559, 53558, 53560, 53562, 53572, 53571, 53575, and 53583.

Sheriff David J. Mahoney is the leading lawman around the county who keeps the criminals at bay. You can contact him if you use the following details:

Dane County Sheriff’s Office

115 W Doty St

Madison, Wisconsin

Phone: 608-284-6800

Inmate Search in Dane County Jail

Unfortunately, Dane County Jail doesn’t maintain an online inmate roster list where you can see the list of the detainees. In that case, the best way to locate an inmate fast is to call at 608-284-6800. When you are making a direct inquiry to a jail officer, you should provide the inmate details such as the first and last name or ID number or date of birth correctly. It will get you fast results.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

If you wish to visit an inmate at Dane County Jail, please visit the following website:

You can send mail or letter via the U.S. Postal Service. When you are writing inmate mail,  you should include the following mailing address:

Name of the Inmate

Dane County Jail

115 W Doty St

Madison, Wisconsin

For more information, please navigate to the following link:


While incarcerated at Dane County Jail, inmates may need fund to buy products or services from the commissary store. Therefore, you should visit the following website to deposit money online:


Sex Offender Search and Lookup

Each registered sex offender’s information is recorded on either national or state-based sex offender database. All these criminals have been charged with a sexual offense against a victim or a minor. By definition, a sex offender is a person who has pleaded guilty to a sex crime including rape, statutory rape, child pornography, sex trafficking, and incest. A sex crime is any illegal act that refers to forced sexual conduct against a person. You can locate any sex offender at Dane County Jail by going through the following link:

You should remember that the search result will display the primary address or block of the sex offenders you are looking for. To access the database, you have to accept a disclosure.

Bail and Bondsman

Bailing an inmate out of Dane County Jail is possible if you post the bail money to the court. Typically, a bail is a form of property, which can be in cash or collateral. It is usually 10% of the total money charged for a criminal offense, and it is set according to the bail schedule of the court. The court will decide how much money one should pay as fees for their committed crime. If the accused person is financially insolvent, he or she should obtain the services of a bail and bondsman. A verified bail and bondsman would post the bail money on the accused behalf and charge at least $100 as their service fee.

Dane County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined905
Avg Daily Population978
Name of new facilityTENTATIVE PLANS TO OPEN 1 – 800 BED FACILITY
Full time payroll250
Full time total employees250
Total salaries and wages18976526
Other operating expenditures6869839
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1958
Year of major renovation1985
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 at 11:31am
Team Dane was the #1 fundraiser at the Law Enforcement Torch Run Sun Run and Solar Plunge for Special Olympics! Thanks to everyone who participated and donated! We raised $817 for Special Olympics. #specialolympics #teamdane https://t.co/S4M5cTjnHu
Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 at 1:11pm
DID YOU KNOW? The Madison Metropolitan School District has a classroom inside the Dane County Jail? The Metro High program is designed to fulfill the educational needs of incarcerated individuals who would otherwise be required to attend school under the compulsory education law. https://t.co/XruJf309eX
Friday, June 18th, 2021 at 2:49pm
The DCSO is asking drivers to use extra caution during the construction on the Beltline this summer! https://t.co/10Xr6Kybil
Monday, June 14th, 2021 at 11:47am
Please do not approach the bear. Get to a safe place and allow the animal a clear escape path. https://t.co/tmQDE4Xnwt
Monday, May 24th, 2021 at 12:15pm
Sheriff Barrett had a great time on Saturday at the Waunakee bike rodeo. Thanks to Waunakee Police and the Village Center of Waunakee for sponsoring the event. https://t.co/CwJydGAszs
Friday, May 21st, 2021 at 7:45pm
Sheriff Kalvin Barrett enjoyed presenting at the Patrick Marsh Middle School Career Day this morning.  Favorite question of the morning “what inspired you to be the Dane County Sheriff?” https://t.co/BmBJKyDlkQ

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