The Dakota County Jail, located in Hastings, Minnesota, is a 263-bed direct supervision facility located at the Law Enforcement Center. The Dakota County Jail is a medium to a maximum-security facility.
Every year this facility has 7000 Bookings, with a daily average of 350 Inmates and a staff of 87.
Inmates range from low-level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes. The security level at Dakota County Jail is high.
Correctional officers in Dakota County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, worker, and inmates from violence.
All of the inmates serving time in the Dakota County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Dakota County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. Any inmate who has a longer time to serve will be sentenced to a Minnesota prison.
Housing units are staffed 24 hours a day by correctional officers who organize all of the activities in the jail.
Female inmates in custody are currently housed at the Ramsey County Workhouse.
Programs offered to Dakota County Jail inmates include:
- Inmates Motivated to Change
- Outreach Program
- Community and Guest Speakers
- Resource Fair
- Motivational Conferences
- Re-Entry Assistance Program
Dakota County Jail Prison Information
|Jail Name||Dakota County Jail|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||1580 Highway 55, Hastings, MN, 55033-2343|
|Sunday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|
|Monday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Tuesday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Wednesday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Thursday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Friday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Saturday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|