Forest County WI Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: January 13, 2021
100 S Park Ave, Crandon, WI 54520

Forest County WI 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 Securus Tech®, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

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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Forest County WI Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 715-478-3331

The Forest County WI Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 100 S Park Ave Crandon, WI which is operated locally by the Forest 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. Forest County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Crandon Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Forest County Sheriff Jail/Corrections Division maintains an 80-bed facility that was completed in 1997. In addition to housing our own inmates, the Forest County Jail houses inmates from Oconto County. The Forest County Jail imposes the following fees on Sentenced Inmates:

Booking Fee - $20.00
Daily Room and Board - $20.00 a day
Huber Fee - $15.00 a day + Room and Board Fee
Electronic Monitoring Fee - $35.00 a day total.

The Forest County Jail no longer accepts clothing items for inmates, only the following items will be accepted at the front window. Contacts and Solution, Glasses, Medication.


Inmate Locator

Forest County WI Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Wisconsin. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

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.

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Visitation Information

Forest County Sheriff Jail - Visitation

All inmate visitation at the Forest County Jail is done by appointment only. Inmate visitation is done by video, either online or you may do video visitation in the lobby of the Forest County Sheriff's Office. Visitation is allowed from 8:00 am until 9:00 pm daily.

Appointments can be made online at the Securus website or by clicking on the link below.


Visitation appointments can also be made in the Lobby of the Forest County Sheriff's Office. The is no fee for on-site inmate visits, however a current photo required when making an appointment to visit.

All visitation appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Do not call the Forest County Jail to schedule an appointment.

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