McKenzie County Jail, ND

Updated on: March 23, 2022

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McKenzie County Jail, McKenzie County, County Jail

Adult

201 5th Street NW, Watford City, ND, 58854

North Dakota

http://county.mckenziecounty.net/DepartmentsDisplay/Sheriff

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The McKenzie County Jail is operated by the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office and holds inmates that are awaiting trial and/or sentencing. It houses adults inmates. The jail also accepts inmates from surrounding municipalities, towns, and the U.S. Marshal’s Service.

The McKenzie County Jail is located in Watford City, North Dakota, and is a medium-security prison. The jail is divided into pods.

Mckenzie County Sheriffs Department

Address: 201 5th Street Northwest, Watford, North Dakota, 58854

Phone: 701-444-3654

Sending a Mail/Care Package

There are no restrictions in terms of the amount of mail that an inmate at McKenzie County Jail can send or receive. However, there are strict rules regarding what is allowed. Only postcards are accepted.

Here is a list of items that are restricted from any and all mail, and which may be returned to sender as a result:

  • Stamps

  • Papers

  • Envelopes

  • Lipstick

  • Crayons

  • Glitter

  • Strings

  • Ribbon

  • Cash

  • Personal Checks

There are some other items that are prohibited, and you can check with the facility for more information.

You can send mail to inmates at this address:

McKenzie County Jail

201 5th Street NW, Watford City, ND, 58854

Sending Money

One way to send money to an inmate is by sending a money order addressed to the inmate. This will take longer than other methods. You should call McKenzie County Jail for more information about where to send the money order. Usually, the money order is made out to the name of the inmate.

You should be able to walk in and deposit money into an inmate’s account, as well.

The McKenzie County Jail may have an agreement with a third-party company that allows individuals to send care packages to inmates for a fee. These care packages can be ordered online and are delivered directly to the inmate, as well.

The standard monthly limit an inmate can spend is around $300-$400.

Another option is to use a debit/credit card and deposit funds into an inmate’s account. This can be accomplished by creating an account at jailatm.com.

Phone calls

Inmates have access to a phone every day from 8 AM to 11 PM. However, the phone service provider for the McKenzie County Jail is Amtel, so you will need to direct any questions or concerns to Amtel. The phone number for Amtel is 1-800-849-6081.

Visitation

No inmate can have more than two visitors at one time. Additionally, once a visitor exits a facility, they will not be allowed to re-enter. Visitors at McKenzie County Jail are expected to adhere to a code of conduct, and no contact is permitted during visits.

Female inmates can schedule visitation through their jail supervisor. Male inmates have visitation hours of 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM on Fridays.

Only adults (over the age of 18) are permitted. You can find an inmate visitation request form here: http://www.gcso.us/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Inmate-Visitation-Request-8.17.17.pdf This form has to be filled out prior to any visitation. It must be filled out before 5 PM on the Thursday prior to the week of any planned visit.

There is a strict dress code with regard to visitors. Visitors cannot wear the following:

  1. Hats

  2. Caps

  3. Tank Tops

  4. Bandanas

  5. Scarves

  6. Spandex

  7. Tight-fitting clothing

They also cannot bring food and/or drink into the facility, as well. They cannot bring in backpacks, tote bags, sunglasses, hats, or wallets, either.

Visiting Hours

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
Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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