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Minnesota Correctional Facility - Shakopee

Custody Level: All Security Levels

Kathy Halvorson, Warden

Daily Inmate Profile Report

Fax: 952-496-4476

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Minnesota Correctional Facility - Shakopee
1010 West Sixth Avenue
Shakopee, MN 55379

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Coronavirus and Visiting: All in-person visiting has been suspended until further notice.

Since 1920, Minnesota has housed all of its female inmates at a facility in Shakopee. In 1986, inmates were transferred from the old "women's reformatory" building to a modern correctional facility.

MCF-Shakopee offers a variety of evidence-based programming that is both gender-responsive and trauma informed. This programming includes cognitive behavioral interventions such as Moving On, Beyond Trauma, and Beyond Violence. It also includes chemical dependency and mental health treatment. Inmates have access to a variety of academic and vocational educational opportunities. MINNCOR Industries provides work opportunities for inmates. Other inmates may also be employed on facility maintenance crews, food service, or other programs throughout the facility. 

Visiting - Shakopee

Hours of Visiting:

General population

Restrictive Housing by appointment only - 24 hours in advance

Wednesday thru Friday

4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (must register by 7:30 p.m.)

Saturday and Sunday

8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. (must register by 1:45 p.m.)

Monday and Tuesday

No visiting

Holidays (see below)

No visiting

MCF-Shakopee CIP Visiting

CIP Visiting takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month

Registration for visiting is from 2:30 - 2:50 p.m.

3. - 4 p.m. Red and Brown Hat Offenders (1 hour visits)

4 - 5 p.m. Blue Hat Offenders (2 hour visits)

Visiting Staff Contact: 952-496-4440, Please call during visiting hours

Directions: From Bloomington - Hwy. 169 south to Co. Rd. 15 (also called Marystown) Exit. Turn right off the exit ramp. Go approximately 1 mile. Marystown Road is now called Adams. The facility is located on the corner of Adams and Sixth Avenue. Turn right onto 6th Avenue and take the first entrance into the parking lot, visitor parking is on the left.

Visiting Regulations: Please read the Inmate Visiting Information prior to visits.

There is no visiting on the following State recognized holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4 (Independence Day)
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving and the following Friday
  • Christmas Day

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