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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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Update (6/23/22): In-person visiting at Shakopee will reopen on June 25.

Since 1920, Minnesota has housed all females at a facility in Shakopee. In 1986, incarcerated women 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. Women have access to a variety of academic and vocational educational opportunities. MINNCOR Industries provides work opportunities -other individuals may also be employed on facility maintenance crews, food service, or other programs throughout the facility. 

Visiting - Shakopee

In-person visitation will be held on Saturdays and Sundays only. Each person is allowed 6 visitors (no more than 4 adults) in a single visit.  All visits must be pre-scheduled 1 day in advance by phone (952)-496-4941 using the Online Scheduling Option: (will not work in IE, please use a different browser).

Hours of Visiting:

General population

Restrictive Housing by appointment only - 24 hours in advance - please call to schedule


No in-person visiting.  Scheduling appointment only: 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. via phone 

Saturday and Sunday

8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. 
Registration closes at 1:45 p.m.

Monday - Friday

No visiting

Holidays (see below)

No visiting

MCF-Shakopee CIP Visiting

CIP Visiting takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

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

Red and Brown hats (1-hour visits) 

Blue hats (2-hour visits) 

Visiting Staff Contact: 952-496-4941, 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 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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