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La Crosse County WI Main Jail

La Crosse County WI Main Jail is located in the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin which has a population of 51,522 (as of 2013) residents. This prison has a capacity of 323 inmates, which means this is the maximum amount of beds per facility. La Crosse County WI Main Jail began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 1858 but may have been expanded or renovated since that time, to accommodate the growing prison population. There is an average of 199 inmates currently serving time at this facility. Prisoners are housed in separate areas depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at La Crosse County WI Main Jail, the first thing you should do is contact the prison for information on the inmate. Based on the information you are provided, you would then contact either a criminal defense lawyer or a bail bond service. They will provide you with vital information which can be used to defend an individual and in a lot of cases get them released from detention while awaiting trial.

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Year Built or Opened: 1858 Warden or Supervisor: Sheriff Steve Helgeson Daily Inmate Count: 199 Total Capacity: 323

Phone Number(s): 608-785-9630
Fax Number: 608-785-5640
Email Address: [email protected]

300 Vine Street
La Crosse, WI 54601-3228