One of the primary duties of the Sheriff’s Office is the management of the jail. The Anoka County Jail is a 238-bed facility. We house primarily non-sentenced inmates in a combination of direct supervision and remote supervision housing units. Jail staff members strive to provide programs and services that are designed to meet the individual problems and needs of the detainees in a cost effective and efficient manner. The Anoka County Jail shall be operating in a manner that meets or exceeds state and national standards.
To search for a person currently in custody or recently released from custody, use the Inmate Locator.
The Jail Division also includes the Sheriff's Office Warrants Unit. Each year nearly 11,000 warrants are issued or cleared by the personnel assigned to this unit. For information on warrants, call 763-422-7500.
You can also use the Online Warrant Search to view public information regarding individuals who have an active arrest warrant.
Read the mission statement for the Anoka County Jail.
Locate an inmate of the Anoka County jail.
The Online Warrant Search (OWS) is a web application designed to allow easy public access to search and view public information regarding individuals who have an active arrest warrant. The OWS is intended to be used for informational and public safety purposes.
Read information on mail inside the county jail.
Review rules regarding phone calls and messages to those in jail.
Find commissary deposit information for inmates.
View a list of social visiting hours.
Research VINE and everything that it provides for those who have been victim of a crime.
Learn about the warrants unit.
Retrieve your property when being released.
Learn about public fingerprinting.
Read through the visiting rules before scheduling a visit.