Beltrami County Jail, MN Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: September 13, 2022
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626 Minnesota Avenue Northwest, Bemidji, MN, 56601

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The Beltrami County Jail is licensed by the state and regulated by the Minnesota Department of Corrections.

The Beltrami County Jail is a remote facility that also has a minimum-security direct supervision unit. The facility houses both sentenced and pretrial adult male and female offenders. The Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) approved capacity for the jail is 140 inmates. The DOC operational capacity for the jail is 126 inmates.

The address and phone number for Beltrami County Jail are:

Beltrami County Jail
626 Minnesota Ave. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

phone: 218-333-4189

The mission of Beltrami County Jail is to enhance the safety of our citizens through efficient, professional, secure and humane incarceration of criminal offenders (Beltrami County Jail website)


Beltrami County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Beltrami County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 626 Minnesota Avenue Northwest, Bemidji, MN, 56601
Contact Numbers 218-333-4189
City Bemidji
Postal Code 56601
State Minnesota
County Beltrami County
Jail Webpage website

Beltrami County Law Enforcement Center - Beltrami County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff Ernest Beitel
Address 613 Minnesota Avenue Northwest, Bemidji, Minnesota, 56601
Phone 218-333-9111
Fax 218-333-8235

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

To find out who’s in custody at Beltrami County Jail, you can search for him or her in the Beltrami County Jail Roster.

When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot
  • Their full name
  • Their inmate number
  • Their date of birth
  • Their arrest date
  • Their charges
  • Their bond amount (if applicable)

Sending a Mail

If you want to send a letter or package to an inmate, address the mail as follows:

Beltrami County Jail,
626 Minnesota Ave NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

All mail sent to an inmate at the Beltrami County Jail must include the sender's name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.

Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and your letter destroyed.


The Beltrami County Jail allows inmates to receive pre-metered postcards purchased from the post office.

Mail guidelines

Mail is always scanned and inspected for contraband, obscenity and other rule infractions.

Assume that everything you write will be read by jail staff and can and will be used against you or your inmate in court.

Mail is considered by the jail to be a privilege. Any violations of the mail policies can result in the inmate's mail privileges being suspended.

The introduction of contraband by you into the jail through the mail could result in criminal charges being filed against both you and the inmate.

Sending Money

You may deposit cash funds to an inmate’s jail account by using the kiosk located within the jail lobby. You may also deposit funds via the internet by accessing: Money orders or cashier’s checks, made payable to the inmate, can be sent through the mail.

Phone Calls

If you wish to purchase an inmate phone card for an inmate, you can purchase cards on-line with a credit card at This site may also be used to authorize reception of collect calls from the jail.

To leave a message for an inmate call 218-444-8714, and you will be given instructions on how to leave your recorded message.

Visiting Rules

The public can visit to set up an account to visit off-site through video visitation or to send e-mails.

Visiting hours are every day from the jail’s lobby or a remote location as follows:

7:30AM -11:30 AM

2:00 PM-5:00 PM

7:00 PM-10:00 PM

  • ID is required for all visitors. Visitors are required to show ID at the request of staff.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age to visit, unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Visitors are permitted to visit only one inmate per day via the lobby kiosk.
  • Visits are 15 minutes in length.
  • Cameras are not permitted.
  • Disregard or violation of the rules may result in visiting privileges being denied.
  • All persons entering the BCJ are subject to a warrant check and a search for contraband.
  • Any person who is named in an Order for Protection or any other Harassment Order concerning an inmate, either as a petitioner or respondent, will not be permitted to visit that inmate.
  • Any person appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or any other intoxicating substance will not be permitted to visit.
  • The BCJ reserves the right to terminate any visit that may constitute a threat to the safety, security, and good order of the facility.
  • The BCJ reserves the right to revoke or refuse admittance to any individual who constitutes a threat to the safety, security, and the good order of the facility.
  • No Attorney or Bondsperson shall be permitted to solicit their services or induce one inmate to solicit business from another inmate.

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM

How Often Can I Visit?

Each prisoner in Beltrami County Jail is allowed one visit a week with up to 3 visitors per visit.


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Beltrami County Prison Statistics

Beltrami County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 3
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 1
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Beltrami County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 2
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 43
Native Jail Population 68
Latino Jail Population 1

Beltrami County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population 80
Other Prison Population 2
Latino Prison Population -
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 52
Black Prison Population 4

Beltrami County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 2,450
Male Jail Population 89
Total Jail Population 98
Female Jail Population 25

Beltrami County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 75
Female Pretrial Jail Population -
Male Pretrial Jail Population -

Beltrami County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 155
Black Prison Admissions 9
Other Prison Admissions 2
Native Prison Admissions 93
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 51
Male Prison Admissions 125
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 30

Beltrami County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 17
Total Prison Population 138
Male Prison Population 121