The Otter Tail County Jail was built in 1987 and has a capacity of 111. We hold sentenced and unsentenced prisoners from within our county as well as prisoners for other counties, the Department of Corrections, Immigration and US Marshals. View the Jail In Custody List
- Adult Education
- Bible Study
- Chemical Dependency
This program gives inmates the opportunity to maintain their current employment or obtain employment while incarcerated. The inmates must pay the county a set fee per day to have that privilege.
Sentencing to Service (STS)
This program utilizes minimum security jail inmates to provide services throughout the county. Examples of some projects they work on are Glendalough State Park, work for townships (cutting brush, ditch cleanup, etc), jail kitchen help, Salvation Army and many more. The inmates receive a set amount per hour they work that is applied directly to any fines they have on file. A fee, which will be determined, is charged to all agencies requesting assistance from the STS program.