Big Stone County Jail is a prison facility located in the city of Ortonville, serving Big Stone County and surrounding areas. To visit an inmate at Big Stone County Jail, you'll need to travel to Ortonville, MN, 56278-1542 in Big Stone. The address is 20 2nd St SE. It's important to verify the location of your inmate before traveling.
Inmates need contact with their friends and family on the outside. But Jails and Prisons don't make this easy. Some charge inmates up to $14 a minute just to make a long-distance phone call. Fortunately, you can get a local number your inmate can call that will ring your phone and/or those of other family and friends no matter where they live. An inmate can then make their calls using the local number rate while talking to friends and family long distance. This service is provided by Securtel at [Link to Secrutel]. To send mail to an inmate, go to send postcards. Talk with your inmate to learn about the permitted hours for phone calls, rules for sending mail and days and times for visitation, Facilities in MN all have different rules that you'll be required to follow.
Big Stone County Jail is a County Jail. It's important to know the type of prison facility because this will largely determine what is permitted. Everything in prison costs money. Soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps and envelopes must all be purchased at the commissary. Step one is to get set up with phone service so you can communicate. Then you can learn what an inmate needs and how to properly send it.
Big Stone County Jail is in the CST time zone. So make adjustments in your call times if you aren't in that same timezone. It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Big Stone County Jail with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.
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