Search for Inmates on the Jail Roster in Swift County MN: Arrest Date, Mugshot, Charges, Bail Amount, Booking #, Release Date, Warrants

The population of the county as recorded by the 2010 census was 9,783 and the county seat is called Benson. The county was first established in 1870 and named after Henry Adoniram Swift. The total area of the county is 752 square miles. The county office is taking of its citizens by handling departments that give safety and justice to the residents. These departments are attorney, emergency management, human services, county administration, Sheriff’s office and court administration.

About the Sheriff’s office

The Sheriff is John Holtz and the phone number of his office is 320-843-3133

Sheriff’s Website:

The address of his office is Suite 4 301 14th Street North Benson, MN56215

E-mail address:

The department has 7 full time deputy Sheriffs and 3 Part Time Deputy Sheriffs. There is an operations manager who supervises the jail, communications, civil process functions, and communications. There are 8 communications officers taking care of records, jail, and dispatch. 3 part time communications and corrections officer, and 2 part time bailiff/transport officers.

Court administration

The administrator is Debra Mueske and the number to call to contact her office is 320-843-2744

Office address: 301 14th Street North, Suite 6 Benson, MN 56215

The county is part of the 8th judicial district and the administrator is Timothy Ostby.

You can pay your fine over the phone 24/7. If you are from area codes 612, 652, 763, or 952, dial 651-281-3219. From outside the metro, call 1-800-657-3611. You can also send the payment through mail but do not sent cash. It has to be a check or money order payable to “District Court Administration.”

County jail

Law Enforcement Center Suite 4 301 14th Street North Benson, MN 56215

Phone number: 320-843-3133

You can look up an inmate online but make sure you have their full name, birth date, and ID number.

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Swift County Sheriff Address
301 14th St. N. Benson, MN 56215


Phone:(612) 843-3133

Swift County Sheriff's Office

Responsibilities •Full range of law enforcement services for Swift County.•Patrol-based services, including traffic law enforcement; general calls for service; investigate motor vehicle accidents. •Enforce boating regulations throughout the County and investigate drownings.•Provide crime prevention and education services to the general public. •Provide investigative services and preparation for prosecution by the County Attorney for felony-level crimes including death investigations, juvenile issues, drug investigations, and welfare fraud.•Responsible for Civil Process, orders of the Court, and all arrest warrants issued by the Court.•Investigate child protection cases jointly with Swift County Human Services.•Responsible for telecommunications including 911 emergency calls and dispatching all emergency and non-emergency law enforcement, Fire and EMS services within Swift County.•Responsible for Court Security.•Responsible for the transportation of committed patients and prisoners. Responsible for the administration and operation of the County Jail.•Provide assistance to other law enforcement agencies in the County. •Support the efforts of the County Emergency Manager. •Provide law enforcement services under contract to the City of Kerkhoven. The Sheriff's Department includes the following positions •Sheriff •7 Full Time Deputy Sheriffs & 3 Part Time Deputy Sheriffs •Operations Manager (supervises jail, communications, records and civil process functions) •7 full‑time Communications & Corrections Officers (records, dispatch, jail) •3 part‑time Communications & Corrections Officers •2 part‑time Bailiff/Transport Officers Specialized programs and services include: D.A.R.E Officer 2 Boat and Water enforcement/Rescue Deputies 2 Cold Water Rescue Deputies Child Safety Clinic 2 Snowmobile Enforcement/Education Deputies 1 West Central S.W.A.T Operator Prescription Drug Take Back Program All deputies are certified and work Safe and Sober 4 Crisis Intervention Team certified Deputies 1 Drug Recognition Expert
Swift County Sheriff's Office
Swift County Sheriff's Office1 month ago
**Weather Warning**

Please think of your kids going off to school and your pets as well.

National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
349 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018


.Dangerously cold wind chills of 25 below to 35 degrees below
zero will continue to be possible across Minnesota through 9 am
this morning. A Wind Chill Warning is in effect across a portion
of west central Minnesota, with a Wind Chill Advisory in effect
for the remainder of east central into south central Minnesota.
The wind chills will range from 20 below to 30 below over the
advisory area and from 30 to 35 below zero in the warning area.

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Yellow Medicine-Renville-Redwood-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Morris, Glenwood, Madison,
Benson, Montevideo, Willmar, Granite Falls, Olivia,
and Redwood Falls
349 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018


* WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills expected. The dangerously
cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes
to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 30 below zero
to 35 below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of central, southwest and west central

* WHEN...Until 9 AM CST this morning.


A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and
the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frost
bite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if
precautions are not taken.
Swift County Sheriff's Office
Swift County Sheriff's Office1 month ago

Below is the latest we have received from the National Weather Service. We will more than likely not be updating this every time we get one. Keep a watch on the weather by TV, internet or radio. If you have questions regarding road conditions, call 511.

Stay Safe!!

National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
225 PM CST Wed Jan 10 2018


.Mixed wintry precipitation will push into western Minnesota this
evening with a second area developing later tonight further east
from south central Minnesota to northwest Wisconsin. Precipitation
will change over to all snow by Thursday morning. A narrow swath
of heavy snow with accumulations of 4 to 7 inches is expected to
fall along an axis from Albert Lea, up through Ladysmith and Eau
Claire. Outside of this area accumulations will be lower, with 1
to 3 inches expected.

Strong northwest winds will develop late tonight and continue
through Thursday. The strongest winds will be found from west
central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to
40 mph. This will result in areas of blowing snow with some brief
instances of whiteout conditions, especially across southeast

Temperatures will plummet into the single digits and teens late
tonight which may cause a flash freeze on area roadways. Hazardous
travel conditions are expected, especially Thursday morning and

The Winter Storm Watch has been upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning
along an east of a line from Albert Lea to Red Wing and up
through Barron County, WI. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in
effect for areas west of this line, encompassing Polk and St.
Croix counties in Wisconsin and most of southern Minnesota.

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Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-Scott-Redwood-Brown-
Nicollet-Le Sueur-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Polk-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Little Falls,
Princeton, Mora, Morris, Glenwood, St Cloud, Foley, Elk River,
Cambridge, Center City, Madison, Benson, Montevideo, Willmar,
Litchfield, Monticello, Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater,
Granite Falls, Olivia, Hutchinson, Gaylord, Chaska, Shakopee,
Redwood Falls, New Ulm, St Peter, Le Sueur, St James, Mankato,
and Osceola
225 PM CST Wed Jan 10 2018


* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions,
including during the morning commute on Thursday. Total snow
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest Wisconsin and central, east
central, south central, southwest and west central Minnesota.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause
areas of blowing and drifting snow. Be prepared for reduced
visibilities at times. Cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero
will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.


A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at and for Wisconsin at, or by calling 5 1 1 in
either state.
Swift County Sheriff's Office
Swift County Sheriff's Office shared Benson Police's post.2 months ago
Swift County Sheriff's Office
Swift County Sheriff's Office2 months ago

Use caution this morning while driving. We have reports of glare ice and very slippery roads. Be careful!
Swift County Sheriff's Office
Swift County Sheriff's Office shared Benson Police's post.2 months ago
Swift County Sheriff's Office
Swift County Sheriff's Office3 months ago
***Job Opportunity*** Open until filled.

Swift County Sheriff’s Department is recruiting people for

Full-Time and Part-Time CCO. Part-time positions are eligible

for promotion to full-time positions as they become available.

Entry level pay for 2017 is $16.97 per hour with an increase to

$17.31 on Jan 1 , 2018, $17.84 on 1st year anniversary,

$18.20 on Jan 1 , 2019, and $18.75 on 2nd anniversary.

CCOs perform intermediate administrative support work

dispatching emergency and non-emergency calls for Swift

County, and the Cities of Benson and Appleton; answering

91 1 calls; entering data; booking suspects; overseeing the

custody, welfare and security of inmates; logging inmate

activity; assisting deputies with booking or any other duties,

and related work as apparent or assigned. Training is offered

in all areas.

To be considered for the position, a Swift County Application,

resume, and cover letter must be submitted. The application

packet for the position can be downloaded from the Swift

County website at http: //

Application material will be accepted until further notice

at the Swift

County Administrator’s Office or can be mailed to the Swift

County Administrator, PO Box 207, Benson, MN 56215.

Questions can be answered by calling 320-314-8399.