Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights

Know somebody locked up in Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights?  Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights is a correctional institution in the Minnesota state prison system, which is part of the Minnesota Department of Corrections.  This page gives you all about anything a person needs to know about Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights,such as:  Find out who’s in prison at this facility?  Visiting an inmate here.  The address and phone number.  Mailing or sending money to an inmate at Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights.  And more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights
Year Opened: 1982
State: Minnesota
County: Washington County
DOC: Minnesota Department of Corrections
Security Level: Level 5 Maximum
Warden Name: Kent Grandlienard,
Warden Email: kent.grandlienard@state.mn.us

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Contact Information

Below you have the street address and mailing address for Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to a prisoner at Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights, and be sure to use the physical address if you want to know the actual location of the facility.

Mailing Address

Make sure to read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information below before you mail a letter or package to someone in prison so that you properly address the item, and follow the correct steps for sending a letter or package. If you don’t use the correct directions, the letter or package could get sent back.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights
5329 Osgood Avenue North 
Stillwater MN, 55082

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights
5329 Osgood Avenue North 
Stillwater MN, 55082-1117

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: 651/779-1400
Fax: 651/779-1385

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Use the street address if you plan to visit an inmate. Make sure to read over the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule information below before you visit an inmate at Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights.

Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights
5329 Osgood Avenue North 
Stillwater MN, 55082-1117

Directions

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Phone Number

State prison inmates don’t have phones, so you won’t be able to call the inmate, however, there are times when it might be helpful to know the phone number to Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights.
651/779-1400

Inmates may be able to make calls with:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights prisoners don’t have fax machines, so you won’t get to fax your inmate, but there are times when it may be helpful to know the fax number to the prison.

651/779-1385

Email Address

This is the general email address for the prison. You cannot contact individuals using this email address. If you are going to send an email to an inmate, go to the Inmate Email heading on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

In order to send email to an inmate you must use an exact process to make sure that the letter is received by the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

Prison inmates don’t have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special procedures that you have to follow when sending mail to a state prisoner. If you don’t follow the procedures then letter or package might not get delivered.

Before you send a package or letter, read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights guards open and inspect and read all received general postal correspondence. Incoming general packages and mail is able to be read as frequently as is necessary to maintain security and safety or monitor problems having to do with a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the format for how you have to address a letter or package to an inmate at Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights
5329 Osgood Avenue North 
Stillwater MN, 55082

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Inmate Money

Each state prison has a Commissary that serves to provide an account for inmate money and for purchasing things not issued regularly by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources may send funds to these Commissary accounts with Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send prisoners funds through the postal service and must send the moneyh to the address below and follow the directions given below:

The deposit must be in the form of a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is best if you use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day hold, and in this time the prisoner will not have access to the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender money orders that do not have valid inmate information but only if the envelope it was sent it has a return address. Checks and cash will not be deposited to the prisoner’s account so don’t send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prisoners are often changed to different prison facilities in the state, so you may have to locate the location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to locate an state prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Minnesota state prisons: Minnesota State Prisons

Minnesota Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights, make sure you be aware of this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights Inmate Visitation Guide

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each correctional facility in Minnesota has their own procedures for prisoner visitation and these rules get changed frequently. The information listed below may be out of date since this was written, so be sure to also check Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights’s official website to read the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance officer will ensure every visitor signs the prison visitors log before they enter the institution and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Picture ID of all visitors will be required. Appropriate forms of id are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state picture ID is OK.

For all of the points shown below, check out the official Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights website because this information is updated often:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

More information about Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights records coming soon.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Information about Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights death row to be added later.

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Parole

More information about Minnesota parole process will be posted ASAP.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

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Release

Details about release procedures for Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights to be added later.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Information about life at Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights coming soon.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights news coming.

Photos

A photo section coming soon.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights.

If you have any photos of Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Trying to find a prison job? Have experience? Have you worked at a prison before?

If so, click here: Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights Jobs

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Website

The official website: Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • You have the right to protection from the accused.
  • You have the right to notification.
  • You have the right to attend proceedings.
  • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • You have the right to restitution.
  • You have the right to a speedy trial.
  • You have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Information about family resources coming.

History

Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights history coming soon.

Such as:

  • Famous Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other Minnesota State Prisons: Minnesota State Prisons

Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights Links

The official website: Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights Website
Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights Jobs

Prison Visitation Procedures

Minnesota Department of Corrections Links

Minnesota Department of Corrections Main Website
Minnesota Department of Corrections Prison Directory
Minnesota Department of Corrections Prison Map
Minnesota Department of Corrections Prison Jobs
Minnesota Department of Corrections Prison Inmate Search
Minnesota Department of Corrections Most Wanted

Minnesota Department of Corrections Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Minnesota State Prison Inmate

Sending Mail to Minnesota State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Minnesota State Prison Inmates
Minnesota State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights

Have you ever been incarcerated at Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights? Do you have a friend or family member that is a prisoner there? Have you ever visited an inmate at this prison?

If you have, then please leave a comment below about it. Tell us about what you experienced so others can find out what to expect.

What to write in your comment:

  • Prison conditions
  • Facility layout and facility
  • Guards and staff
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Prisoner activities and programs

If you are an inmate here, post your address if you want to receive letters from people.


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