Clay County has two facilities - the Jail
and the Annex. The Jail
houses 66 adult inmates. The
Annex holds 30 minimum security adult male inmates.
The Jail and Annex can hold individuals for up to one year.
The same programs and policies apply to both facilities.
To provide protection of the citizens of Clay County by providing a deterrent to crime and by returning violators to the community with a more responsible attitude toward themselves and the community. It is recognized that the most important factors for the Jail are the safety and security of the inmates while they are in the Clay County Jail.
The Clay County Lock Up List is available below in the Portable Document Format (PDF). To view and print the PDF version, you need the free Adobe® Acrobat® Reader software.
Clay County Lock Up List
& Annex FAQs
Work Detail is a unique program offered
to inmates in Clay County. It
was developed by the Sheriff's Office during the spring flood of
1997. It utilizes
unsentenced inmates who are not a safety and security threat, to
perform community work. This
detail is supervised at all times by a Clay County Correctional Officer
who has a part time peace officer license.
The Work Detail typically works for local churches, schools, and
communities in Clay County.
Work Release is a program offered to
sentenced inmates who are not a safety and security
threat to the community. This
program allows individuals to be productive members of society by
continuing to work in their jobs.
They require no supervision while they are at work.
Sentence to Service is a work program
offered by Clay County and the State of Minnesota.
It utilizes those inmates who may not qualify for Work Release.
The work they perform is primarily for the local Department of
Natural Resources. These
individuals are supervised by a State employee.
Reintegration Advance Planning (RAP) is a re-entry program for inmates. Our goal is to reduce recidivism and improve quality of life for the inmate through successful and comprehensive reintegration while assuring public safety.
The Jail and Annex also offer Alcoholic
Anonymous meetings, Narcotic Anonymous meetings, and church services.
Note: All money dropped off for an inmate will be used for any fees that inmate owes prior to being available for Commissary items and phone cards.
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