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Updated on: January 3, 2021

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About Swift County Jail

The Swift County Jail is located in Benson, Minnesota. The Swift County Sheriff’s Department operates and manages the Swift County Jail. 

The Swift County Jail normally detains Swift County residences. Most of the inmates at the Swift County Jail serve no more than a two-year sentence.  The law agencies in and around Swift County that work closely with the Swift County Jail are the police department, sheriff’s department, U.S Marshals as well as other law enforcement agencies. 

The Swift County Jail discontinued the work crew programs and work education release. As a matter of fact, the whole Jail's Community Corrections Division has been completely removed as well. 

Swift County Jail
Facility Name
Swift County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
Law Enforcement Center, Suite 4 301 14th Street N, Benson, MN, 56215
Postal Code
Swift County
Official Website

Visitation Hours

  • 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
  • Holiday Closed

Swift County Sheriffs Office / Swift County Jail

John Holtz
301 14th Street North, Benson, Minnesota, 56215

Inmate Search

The Swift County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Swift County Jail. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Swift County Sheriff's Department does.

The Swift County Jail has their jail roster with their current arrests available to the general public by the Swift County Sheriff's Department. You can find the database on the  Swift County Sheriff’s Department official website.

When doing a successful search on the Swift County Jail roster you will need the information listed below:

  • Booking Date
  • Booking Number
  • Subject Number
  • Inmate's Full Name

You will be able to see the information below when doing a successful inmate search:

  • Name Full Name
  • Booking Number
  • Subject Number
  • Booking Origin
  • Release Date
  • Charges
  • Housing Facility
  • Total Bond Amount
  • Total Bail Amount
  • Booking Date

Sending a Mail

The Swift County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends in the mail. For safety reasons, all letters will be examined by the jail employees once they arrive. The staff will pass out the letters to the correct inmates once the letters are checked.

There are a number of items you are not allowed to send, when sending things along with your letters. Here is the list below:

  • Plastic
  • Stamps
  • Glitter
  • Confetti
  • String
  • Ribbons
  • Metal
  • Gang Related Items
  • Polaroids
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • Music Cards
  • Writing Paper
  • Envelopes
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Perfume
  • No photographs larger than 5"x7”

Writing your return address is a good idea when sending an inmate mail, just in case you accidentally send something that is not allowed. 

Swift County Jail inmates can get books, magazines, and newspapers sent to them in the mail. However, the books, magazines, and newspapers are required to be sent directly from the bookstore or publisher to the Swift County Jail. All books being sent to inmates must be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. If a used or hardcover book is sent, it will be sent directly back to the sender. 

The Swift County Jail mailing address for inmates is listed below:

Inmate Name & Inmate Number 
c/o Swift County Jail
Law Enforcement Center, Suite 4
301 14th Street N, Benson, MN, 56215

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Sending Money

The Swift County Jail inmates will need money to make purchases from the commissary. The Swift County Jail offers several different ways for friends and family to deposit funds into an inmate’s account.

By logging on to www.accesscorrections.com friends and family will be able to deposit funds. However, there is a minimum fee of $3.95 for each transaction.

You can deposit funds by calling 320-843-3133 as well. Although there is a minimum fee of $4.95 for each transaction.

You can also deposit funds using the kiosk that is located in the Swift County Jail lobby. Credit cards, debit cards, and cash payments are accepted at the kiosks.

Phone Calls

Swift County Jail inmates are not allowed to receive phone calls from their family or friends. Although, during phone time the inmates are allowed to call their family and friends. The inmates are limited to 15-minute calls. The call will be terminated when the 15 minutes is over.

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are prohibited for the inmates to use at the Swift County Jail. The call will be disconnected right away if an inmate is caught using any of these features.

Swift County Jail inmates are allowed to make collect calls. Inmates will only be able to call those who have a landline. Those who only have cell phones will not be able to receive any collect calls. The individual responsible for any and all charges from the collect call is the one who is receiving the collect call. The Swift County Jail isn't responsible for any and all charges from the collect calls.

Visiting Rules

At the Swift County Jail, inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will be allowed to visit, however, they will need to stay with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit, you will be required to present either their driver’s license, state identification card, or their United States Passport.

Make sure to remember to keep all your personal belongings in your car. Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area.

The Swift County Jail allows family and friends contact and non-contact visits. All visits have to be scheduled. You can schedule your visit here. For each calendar week inmates are allowed 3 50-minute visits.

Swift County Prison Statistics

Swift County Jail Held Inmates

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

Swift County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population -
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 10
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population -

Swift County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 1
Latino Prison Population -
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 13
Black Prison Population -

Swift County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 11
Male Jail Population 6
Total Jail Population 5
Female Jail Population 4

Swift County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 3
Female Pretrial Jail Population -
Male Pretrial Jail Population 1

Swift County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 17
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions 3
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 14
Male Prison Admissions -
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions -

Swift County Prison Population

Female Prison Population -
Total Prison Population 14
Male Prison Population 14

Swift County, Minnesota Warrants, Arrests

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Swift County Child Support Warrants

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Swift County Sheriff's Office Website


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