Aitkin County Jail - Information for
Friends & Family
The Aitkin County Jail does
encourage family and friends to maintain contact with their loved one
in the jail. Jail security requirements do place some limits on contact.
In person visiting:
The jail has three opportunities to visit weekly:
Sundays 1:00pm to 4:00pm
(last appointment 3:30pm)
Tuesdays 6:00pm to 9:00pm (last
Thursdays 1:00pm to 4:00pm (last appointment
Visits are scheduled in 25 minute blocks. Appointments must be made
at least 24 hours in advance. The appointments can be scheduled at 218-927-7444,
Monday through Friday during regular business hours ONLY. A visitor
must appear on an offender’s visitor list, contact them if you are not
on their list. Visitors are subject to an ID check at check-in and maybe
searched at anytime during the visit.
With few exceptions, the jail does not accept anything dropped off for
offenders. The US Mail is the preferred route to send your loved one
money or property.
The jail does have a telephone system for making collect calls or calls
by calling card. Cards are available for purchase in $10 increments.
Outside calling cards do not work. Reliance Telephone is our service
provider, an account can be set up at the following number, 800-896-3201.
The jail does not accept incoming phone calls for offenders. There is
a messaging line for offenders at 218-927-2513. Use of this system requires
creating a pin account after arrival in the jail. We encourage using
the first 3 or 4 letters of the offender's last name. All telephone
calls are recorded.
We accept mail at the following address:
c/o Aitkin County Jail
217 2nd St NW Room 185
Aitkin, MN 56431
Offenders are limited in the items they may have. Avoid sending large
quantities of material, excess and prohibited property will be stored
until the offender's release.
Money should be sent through the mail, we accept money orders and cashier
Property allowed to be dropped at the jail:
- Clothing for STS or Work Release.
- Medications in their original prescription bottle with script clearly
visible on bottle.
- Glasses and contact lens supplies.
- Legal papers and bills requiring immediate action.
All property left at the jail 30 days after a release or transfer to
another facility will be treated as donated to the jail or destroyed.