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Meeker County, Minnesota Sheriff Overview

Meeker County is a county found in the central south part of Minnesota with its county seat in Litchfield. Meeker County is named after Bradley B. Meeker, an associate justice of Minnesota Territorial Court. Zip codes in Meeker County include 55324, 55325, 55329, 55355, 55389, 56228 and 56243.

Sheriff Brian Cruze is the current head of the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office. His contact information includes his email address (brian.cruze@co.meeker.mn.us).

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 326 N Ramsey Avenue

Litchfield, MN  55355

Phone:  320-693-5400

Fax:  320-693-5424

Inmate Search in Meeker County Jail

The Meeker County Jail has an online

of incarcerated inmates maintained at their site in PDF form. Each inmate’s file contains the following information: Prisoner, CID#, Bunk, Agency, Charge, Booking Date, Held For, Release Date.

The Detention Center construction was completed in 1999. They are licensed to house 69 inmates. They house work release inmates as well as minimum, medium, and maximum inmates. The Detention Center employs 9 full-time and 6 part-time Correctional Officers, as well as a Jail Programmer and Jail Administrator. They have a Public Health Nurse that visits the center three times a week. They have volunteers who provide GED, AA/NA, and religious services from a number of churches, as well as visits to inmates from local clergy for consoling.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Visitation Rules

Inmates are allowed 1 visit per day, the visit will be a minimum of 20 minutes in length.

Visitors must be 18 years old.

Visitors must present a picture ID prior to visiting.

Children are allowed to visit as long as accompanied at all times by an adult. A full name and date of birth must be provided for each child.

Visitors must not have been incarcerated within the past 60 days.

Visitors may leave cash or money orders for the inmate, all other items must be sent through the mail.

Inmates serving weekend sentences are not allowed visitors.

Inmates that have not made their first court appearance are not allowed visitors.

When conduct is deemed by correctional staff as disruptive to the order and operations of the facility or the safety and security of the facility.

Failing to follow facility rules or staff directives.

Rules governing visitation are subject change by the Sheriff and Jail Administration.

Personal Visitation

Inmates will be allowed visits with family and friends on Thursdays and Sundays. Visiting times are:

Day Times

Thursdays 3 – 5 p.m.
7 – 9 p.m.

Sundays 1 – 5 p.m.

Professional visitors will be allowed to visit 7 days a week during the following time periods unless exigent circumstances exist:

8 – 11 a.m.
1 – 5 p.m.
7 – 9 p.m.

Lockdown Periods

The following administration lockdown periods are in place where no visits are allowed, unless exigent circumstances apply, so that staff can complete the serving of meals and deliver prescribed medication to the inmates in a safe and secure fashion.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
5  – 7 p.m.
9 p.m. – 8 a.m.

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 Meeker 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.

Meeker 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:Meeker County Probation Department
Location:319 U.S. 12, Litchfield, Minnesota, 55355
Phone:320-373-6965
Fax:320-693-9222
Meeker County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined63
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Full time payroll12
Full time total employees12
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Other operating expendituresnot applicable
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Year of original constructionnot applicable
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Address: 326 NORTH RAMSEY AVENUE LITCHFIELD MN 55355

Meeker County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201613,171
Number Employed Annual Average, 201612,573
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016598
Unemployment Rate, 20164.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201558,607
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Meeker County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20141,788
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20157.9
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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