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Brandon Thyen is the Chisago County Sheriff. He can be reached via email or by calling 651-213-6301.
Justin Wood is the Chisago County Chief Deputy and can be reached via email or by calling 651-213-6302.
View the Firearms Permits Page, or print the permit to carry a pistol application.
Yes, as of April 27, 2017 Chisago County began accepting payments by credit card, debit card or electronic check for the following fees: - Civil Process Fees/Services - Records Requests Fees. Note: A 2.5% ($2.00 minimum) fee will be assessed when paying with a credit/debit card or a $1.50 fee will be assessed for eChecks up to $10,000. You have the option of using the Online Payment of Sheriff’s Items Link for credit card, debit card or electronic check (eCheck).
Visiting hours listed below are specific to the free option for on-site video visitation. Each inmate is limited to one 20-minute visit per day from the lobby.
You need to determine if the inmate is classified as a minimum/medium security or maximum security, since the hours are different.
Visiting hours for minimum and medium security inmates are as follows:
Visiting hours for maximum security inmates are as follows:
Digital inmate visitation is available for a small fee by going to the Reliance Telephone Website. Video calling is completed through an app called "Reliance Connect", which is available from the Google Play or Apple App Stores. Inmates can place a video call to a phone number associated with a Reliance Connect Account at any time during the day (excluding scheduled lobby visiting hours) and fund the call using their wallet balance at the rate of $0.25/minute.
You need to call 651-237-3112. Inmates now have a dedicated voicemail box; simply call the number and follow the prompts.
An up-to-date Jail roster can be found online by using the Jail Inmate Search (Inmate Locator) feature on this website for inmates housed in the Chisago County Jail.
The inmate may be housed elsewhere. You can use the Victim Information Notification Everyday (VINE) Network - Minnesota to find inmates housed in Minnesota or the Victim Information Notification Everyday (VINE) Network - National for inmates housed Nationwide.