Benson County Jail, ND Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Benson County Jail

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Benson County Jail, located in Minnewaukan, North Dakota, is a medium-security detention center that houses inmates who are awaiting trial or sentencing. Benson County Jail is run by the Benson County Sheriff’s Department, and Sheriff supervises the jail. This facility has a capacity of 42 inmates and employs seven full-time staff.

Inmates are housed in separate areas of the jail depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior. The mission of Benson County Jail is to support and prepare the inmate for release—giving them their best chance to never return to jail.

Inmates at Benson County Jail have access to various treatment and rehabilitation programs, including substance abuse programs and educational programs. Religious services and recreational time are available to all inmates. Inmates are given three meals a day—all meals are approved by a dietician.

Minnewaukan - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Benson County Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    311 B Avenue South PO Box 194, Minnewaukan, ND, 58351-0194

  • Phone

    701-473-5357

  • Facility Type

    Adult

  • City

    Minnewaukan

  • Postal Code

    58351-0194

  • State

    North Dakota

  • Country

    Benson County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Benson County Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    311 B Avenue South PO Box 194, Minnewaukan, ND, 58351-0194

  • Phone

    701-473-5357

  • Facility Type

    Adult

  • Country

    Benson County

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

If someone you know is serving time in Benson County Jail, you can search for him or her in this Benson County Jail log. You can search the roster, or you can simply do an inmate search of the inmate’s first and last name.

When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see his or her mugshot, booking number, date of birth, arrest date, and charges.

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates at Benson County Jail may receive only metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4" x 6" as mail. Writing must be in pencil or blue or black ink. Any other mail will be returned to the sender.

If no return address is available, unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate's locker until the inmate's release.

To send a mail to an inmate at this facility, address the envelope as follows:

Inmate’s full name

Benson County Jail
311 B Avenue South PO Box 194, Minnewaukan, ND, 58351-0194

Magazines and books may be sent to an inmate if they are directly from the publisher.

Sending Money

You can either send money to an inmate dropping off a money order at the Benson County Jail, or you can use MoneyGram to deposit money in an inmate’s account.

Regardless of the method of sending funds, there are several key things you will need to know:

  • Inmate’s full committed name

  • Inmate’s ID number

  • Inmate’s location – or a system like the federal BOP

Phone Calls

Inmates at Benson County Jail are allowed to make phone calls through the system if there is money in the inmate’s account. Inmates are not allowed to receive incoming calls.

Benson County Jail has a phone program where you set up an account through the third-party company, GlobalTel, and then they charge you fees for each minute called.

Visitation Rules

Benson County Jail requires that all visitors to fill out an application prior to your visiting an inmate. Applications must be approved prior to visiting an inmate.

Jail visits are conducted in person behind glass or on a televised screen from another location. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship.

Here are some other rules regarding visitation:

  • Inmates at Benson County Jail are only allowed 2 visits per month.

  • Only one child is permitted to visit at a time.

  • You must bring proper forms of identification for yourself and your child (birth certificate).

  • Attorneys can visit inmates as many times as needed.

  • You must cancel a scheduled visit at least two hours prior to your visit.

  • If you do not show up for a visit more than twice in 30 days or 3 consecutive times, your visitation may be suspended.

You can call 701-473-5357 for questions regarding jail visitation.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Sunday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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