Koochiching County Jail Mission Statement

The mission of the Koochiching County E911/Corrections Officers is to create and maintain a respectful environment that is safe and secure, clean and quiet, and is fair to all. We will strive to provide professional service to our fellow law enforcement officers as well as the citizens of Koochiching County.

Jail Information

  • 30-bed adult detention facility
  • Jail Administrator - Pete Kalar
  • VISITATION FOR JAIL -Tue, Thurs, Sunday 
  • INMATE MESSAGE PHONE 218-285-9525 for Family/Friends to leave a message

 1 pm to 3 pm Male Inmates       3 pm to 4 pm Female Inmates     

Inmate Handbook

Review the jail's inmate handbook (PDF).  

Victim Notification

The Minnesota State Victim Notification Service (VINE) is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding their offender’s custody status and register to receive telephone and email notification when the offender’s custody status changes. This service is brought to you by your local Sheriff's Department. The VINE toll-free number for Minnesota VINE is 877-664-8463.

Visit the VINE website.