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About the Facility

The Washington County Jail is a 200-bed direct supervision facility that was opened in June of 1993. 

The jail holds male and female offenders, houses both pre-trial and sentenced inmates; and operates a temporary eight day juvenile holding facility.

As well as a fully operational laundry and kitchen facility, the jail also has it’s own medical unit with several exam rooms, and a dentists office. 

The jail operates a transport unit that operates five days per week.


In addition to the jail commander and the assistant jail administrator jail staff include:

68 correctional officers

11 correctional sergeants

3 full-time programs coordinators,

7 office support 

1 full-time nurse

7 part-time nurses

approximately 100 unpaid volunteers in various positions


Some of the programs available at the Washington County Jail include GED, and other educational opportunities, chemical abuse counseling, library services, religious guidance, and recreational activities.

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Services

  • Inmates in custody at the Washington County Jail will be provided full and equal access to services and programs.
  • The County will use its best efforts to provide inmates effective auxiliary aids and services that will permit deaf and hard-of-hearing inmates to have the ability to communicate with people outside of the jail that other inmates have.
  • The Washington County Jail has policies and procedures in place that it will provide appropriate auxiliary aids (including ASL interpreters and Video Remote Interpreting) to allow effective communication with all deaf and hard-of-hearing inmates.
  • Sign language, oral interpreters, video remote interpreting, texting, TTYs and other auxiliary services are available to deaf and hard-of-hearing inmates free of charge.
  • The Washington County Jail will not retaliate against, or coerce in any way, any person who exercises or attempts to exercise his or her rights to services and programs while in custody.
  • If you need help or have a question, please contact the Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing Coordinator at 651-430-7900.

Contact Us

  1. Jail Division

    Phone: 651-430-7900
    15015 62nd St. N.
    Stillwater, MN 55082 

    Division Command

    Commander Roger Heinen

    Assistant Jail Administrator
    John Warneke

    Operations Sergeant
    Sergeant Jacqueline Dahms

    Transport & Juvenile Sergeant
    Sergeant Phil Lick

    Support Service Sergeant
    Sergeant Garret Kleinendorst

    Programs Sergeant
    Sergeant David Stumpner

    Duty Sergeant