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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Sheriff Overview

Cottonwood County is located in the southern part of Minnesota. Its county seat is in Windom. The county was formed in 1857 and organized in 1870. Cottonwood is named named after the Cottonwood River. Zip codes in Cottonwood include 56101, 56118, 56145, 56159, 56174, and 56183.

The Sheriff of Cottonwood County is currently Jason Purrington. You can contact the Sheriff through his email address at jason.purrington@co.cottonwood.mn.us.

Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 902 5th Avenue

Windom, MN 56101

Phone: 507-831-1375

Fax: 507-831-1957

Inmate Search in Cottonwood County Jail

The Cottonwood County Jail maintains an online

of incarcerated inmates in their facility. The file of each inmate contains: Inmate Name with Picture, Age, Charges, Booking Date, Projected Release, and Bail Amount.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Visitors are limited to family members who are at least 18 years of age. The inmate may request one visitor other than family members. Underage children of inmates may be allowed to visit if they are accompanied by an adult that is on the visiting list. Immediate family consists of mother, father, brother, sister, spouse, children and grandparents. In laws are not considered immediate family. All visitors over 18 must present a valid government ID such as driver’s license, state ID card, military ID, passport or County ID. To be accepted the ID must be a recognized government agency and have a picture and proof of age. Work, school, and check cashing IDs are not accepted. There are no exceptions.

Visitors are limited to 20 minutes per visitation day with any one visitor. Any inmate that attempts to visit anyone through any jail window will lose good time as to be determined by the Jail Administrator.

Visiting Hours:

Sunday: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Thursday: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Inmate’s Name
902 5th Avenue
Windom, MN 56101

The Jail accepts cash, money orders, and cashiers checks. Money orders and cashiers checks should be made out to the inmate. Personal checks are not accepted. The money will be credited to the inmate’s account for their use.

Messages are not taken for the inmates by the jail staff. If you wish to leave a message for an inmate, you may do so by calling the inmate message system at 507-831-0033. These messages are not confidential. inmates may purchase phone cards from the jail. The cards are available in the amount of $10.00. Our phone system only accepts these phone cards. you may set up collect calls for inmates by calling 1-800-896-3201.

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 Cottonwood 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.

Cottonwood 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:Cottonwood County Probation Department
Location:902 5th Avenue, Windom, Minnesota, 56101
Phone:507-831-2678
Fax:507-831-1804
Cottonwood County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined12
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Full time payroll19
Full time total employees19
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Other operating expendituresnot applicable
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Year of original constructionnot applicable
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Address: 902 5TH AVENUE WINDOM MN 56101

Cottonwood County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20165,524
Number Employed Annual Average, 20165,123
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016401
Unemployment Rate, 20167.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201549,448
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Cottonwood County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20141,554
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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