Brown County MN Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: May 08, 2024
15 S Washington St, New Ulm, MN 56073

Brown Co Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

The phone carrier is Reliance Telephone System, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is JailPayments. There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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You can support your loved ones at Brown Co Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 507-233-6767, 507-233-6775.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work at Brown County MN Jail so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Brown Co Jail is a detention center located at 15 S Washington St New Ulm, MN which is operated locally by the Brown County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Brown County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, New Ulm Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Minnesota here.

The Brown County Jail and Law Enforcement Center, constructed in 1994, is a 56-bed facility catering to both male and female offenders. Under the supervision of Jail Administrator Steve Appel, assisted by the jail programmer and 14 correctional officers, the facility oversees daily operations.

Individuals may find themselves detained in the Brown County Jail for various reasons, including awaiting trial or sentencing, serving short-term sentences, or awaiting transfer to the Minnesota Department of Corrections. Additionally, the jail may hold individuals on warrants from other jurisdictions pending transfer.

Irrespective of the detainee's situation, the jail is mandated to provide essential services and programs. These include food service with three balanced meals daily, healthcare access through medical staff and trained correctional officers, mail processing, commissary options for personal items, banking facilities, phone services, and educational and spiritual programs. Work programs, including Huber Work Release and Sentenced to Service, further contribute to maintaining a structured and disciplined environment within the jail.

By offering these comprehensive services, the Brown County Jail endeavors to foster a productive atmosphere while prioritizing safety and security for all inmates.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Minnesota. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Brown County MN Jail.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

All visitors must call the jail (507-233-6775) 24 hours before scheduling a visit with an inmate.

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.