Brown County Jail


COVID-19 Notice:

All visiting and Jail Programs are cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus until further notice for the safety of the Public and staff and Inmates. Sorry for any  for any inconvenience. If you have any questions please contact Brown County Jail at 507-233-6775.  

Welcome to the Brown County, Minnesota, Jail!

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The Brown County Jail and Law Enforcement Center was constructed in 1994. The jail is a 56 bed facility that houses male and female offenders. Jail Administrator Steve Appel is responsible for supervising the daily operations of the jail and is assisted by the jail programmer and 14 correctional officers.

There are many reasons a person may be detained in the Brown County Jail. The following is a list of some of those reasons:

Regardless of the reason someone is being held in the Brown County Jail certain services must be provided. The following are some of the services and programs the jail provides.

All of these programs and services help maintain a productive, structured, disciplined atmosphere and are carried out in a manner that ensures the safety and security of the Brown County Jail.