Polk County Juvenile Detention

Polk County Juvenile Detention, WI Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: April 11, 2022
State
Wisconsin
City
Balsam Lake
Postal Code
54810
County
Polk County
Phone Number
715-485-8434
Location
100 Polk Plaza Suite 50, Balsam Lake, WI, 54810

About Polk County Juvenile Detention

Polk County Juvenile Detention offender locator: Mugshots, Gender, Inmate List, Bond, Case Description, Release Date, Who's in jail, Bookings, Grade, Arrests, Booking Date, Information Recorded.

The Polk County Juvenile Detention started out in 1984.

Then in the early 2000s, the Polk County Juvenile Detention underwent many expansions that increased how many inmates they can house. As of right now, the Polk County Juvenile Detention can comfortably house up to 183 inmates. All inmates who are housed in the Polk County Juvenile Detention were arrested throughout Polk County by law enforcement.

The Polk County Juvenile Detention offers many programs. These programs include the following, but not limited to:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

  • Religious Service Groups

  • Narcotics Anonymous

  • Basic Education Classes

  • GED Prep

Polk County Sheriffs Department / Polk County Jail

Address
1005 West Main Street, Balsam Lake, Wisconsin, 54810
Phone
715-485-8300
Fax
715-485-8310

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

First and foremost, inmates are permitted to send and receive letters while they are in Polk County Juvenile Detention.

You can also send inmates clothing as well. What kind of clothing you may ask? The following articles of clothing will be accepted:

  • White Socks

  • Sports Bras (for women)

  • Underwear

  • White Thermal Shirts

  • White Thermal Pants

  • White T-Shirts

When sending clothing to an inmate, you will need to send it from an online retailer. These articles of clothing cannot come from your own personal address. If you ship the package from your own address, it will be refused.

You will also need to ensure your name and the inmate’s name is on the package as well. You can mail the package to the following address:

Polk County Corrections

100 Polk Plaza Suite 50, Balsam Lake, WI, 54810

Sending Money

To deposit money into an inmate's phone account or their commissary account, you will need to create an account with PayTel.

You can deposit money online or you can come on down to the Polk County Juvenile Detention and use the kiosk that is conveniently located in the lobby. The lobby will accept cash, credit, and debit card payments.

Phone calls

The Polk County Juvenile Detention used Paytel for their phone service.

What does this mean for you?

You do not have to worry about collect calls, like the old days. Of course, the inmate will have the opportunity to make a collect call, if needed as well.

But, with the Polk County Juvenile Detention using Paytel you will have an easier time keeping up to date with when their phone account needs money, how the money is being used, and who the inmate is calling.

Inmates in the Polk County Juvenile Detention will only be permitted to have a 15-minute in length phone call, so everyone gets a chance to use the telephones.

Visitation

The Polk County Juvenile Detention knows you need some face to face time with your loved one who is in their custody.

Therefore, the Polk County Juvenile Detention permits you to have two free lobby visits per calendar week. However, you will only be able to cash in on one per day. These free visits will only last 15 minutes in length.

You will be required to schedule your visit with a minimum of 24 hours in advance. The scheduled visit will then have to be confirmed by the inmate prior to it being set in stone.

All on-site visits at the Polk County Juvenile Detention will happen on Friday between the hours of 1 pm to 4 pm or during the weekend (Saturday and Sunday) between the hours of 8 am to 11 am and then again during 1 pm to 4 pm.

You should also know that you will not have any contact with the inmate. All visitation at the Polk County Juvenile Detention is strictly through video calls. This is known as a non-contact visit.

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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