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Posted on: November 11, 2019

DOT/DMV Services no longer offered at County Clerk's Office

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The Price County Clerk's Office will no longer provide DOT/DMV services in their office.  Issuing plates and processing renewals can be done at local DOT/DMV Service Centers. The  Park Falls office is open Tuesday and Thursday, the Medfo...

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Posted on: January 20, 2015

Bail/Bond

Price County bail/bonds may be paid by any one of the following options:

  • During Normal Business Hours:Monday through Friday8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.At the Price County Clerk of Circuit Court126 Cherry Street Room 206715-339-235...
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Family/Visitor Information
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Books & Magazines

  • The Price County Jail does not accept hand delivered books or magazines.
  • All books or magazines must be sent by mail directly to the inmate in Jail via an official vendor, i.e. Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Book World, etc.
  • The Jail Library DOES NOT accep...
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Posted on: January 20, 2015

Commissary/Canteen

  • The Price County Jail Canteen is provided by the Keefe Group.
  • Inmates may order food or hygiene items using funds from their Trust Account.
  • Inmates must have available funds in their account before placing a canteen order.
  • Canteen orders are taken on Sunday ...
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Posted on: January 20, 2015

Health Services

  • Medical services for Price County inmates are provided exclusively by medical staff contracted by the Price County Jail.
  • Initial medical and mental health screenings are conducted on all inmates upon intake.
  • Inmates, or inmate's family, are encouraged to su...
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Posted on: January 20, 2015

Indigent Items

Inmates who have no money will be provided basic hygiene and writing materials. A debt for the purchase of these items will be charged to the inmate's Trust Account.

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Posted on: January 20, 2015

Inmate Funds

  • All money received for or from an inmate will be deposited into a Trust Account.
  • Money in this account will be subject to payment for all Jail fees and services and any other expenses incurred while the inmate is incarcerated.
  • Inmates may use available fund...
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Family/Visitor Information
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Inmate Programming

The Price County Jail provides educational instruction and alcohol/drug abuse counseling. We also coordinate with local counseling agencies and Northcentral Technical College (NTC Phillips Campus) to meet inmate needs. Eligibility for these programs is ba...

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Posted on: January 20, 2015

Inmate Telephone System

The Price County Jail inmate telephone system is provided by Securus Technologies, Inc. All inmates placed in general population have access to a telephone. Inmates may make phone calls in the following ways:

  • Collect: Collect calls may only be placed to la...
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Family/Visitor Information
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Jail Ministries

The Price County Jail Chaplain Program is a multi-denominational group comprised of local religious officials. Weekly ministry and on call emergency services are provided on a rotational basis to better facilitate inmate faith diversity.

  • The Jail Library a...
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Family/Visitor Information
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Mail

All incoming and outgoing mail will be processed through the United States Postal Service. Incoming/Outgoing mail will be processed Monday through Friday except for holidays. All incoming mail intended for an inmate should be addressed in the following ma...

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Family/Visitor Information
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Visitation

Inmate visitation requirements are as follows:

  • Visitation is conducted via video. In person visitation is not allowed.
  • Visits are limited to 20 minutes.
  • There are two ways to utilize video visitation:
  • Option 1: There is a video visitation booth located in the...
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Family/Visitor Information
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Messages

We do not typically accept routine telephone messages for any inmate. If you have an emergency message, i.e., a death in the family or major illness, which can be verified, we will make every attempt to pass the message on.

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Posted on: January 20, 2015

Property

  • All personal items and property an inmate arrives at the facility with are secured at the time of intake. All inmates housed in the Price County Jail are provided with Jail issued clothing and hygiene items.
  • Any items or clothing needed for a Huber inmate ...
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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Weight Restriction - County Highway W

Pursuant to Section 349.16 Wisconsin State Statues, the Price County Highway Department will be imposing a weight restriction on County Highway W at the Long/Wilson Lake culvert, in the Town of Elk, effective Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The weight restrictio...

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Posted on: January 19, 2015

Bail/Bond

  1. Inmates will be notified of bail/bond status at the time of booking or after court.
  2. Inmates will be given the opportunity to make a phone call for bond.
  3. The Price County Sheriff's Office will accept credit cards or exact cash only. Credit card payments are ...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Behavior

  1. Fighting or assaultive behavior is prohibited.
  2. Threats to staff or others are prohibited.
  3. Sexual misconduct; including, but not limited to the following, are prohibited:
    • Engaging in or proposing sexual acts.
    • Sexual assault or threat of sexual assault.
    • Sexual h...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Booking

  1. All subjects being admitted to the Price County Jail will submit to a complete pat down and search of their person and property.
  2. All subjects shall remain seated on the bench in the booking area unless otherwise directed by the booking officer.
  3. Handcuffs wi...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Classification

  1. All inmates to be housed in the Price County Jail will be classified during their first 24 hours of incarceration.
  2. The Price County Jail classification system has three tiers; Maximum, Medium and Minimum Security.
  3. Classification results are based upon many ...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Contraband

  1. Possession of, or attempting to obtain contraband is prohibited.
  2. No inmate shall make or possess an instrument which could be used as a weapon or as a tool for escape.
  3. Inmates are allowed to possess only those items purchased through canteen, provided by th...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

First 24 Hours

  1. Inmates will be housed in a holding cell for up to 24 hours for observation as space permits.
  2. A minimum amount of property will be issued at this time. Extra linen and hygiene items will be issued once an inmate is placed in general population.
  3. Inmates are ...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Good Time

  1. Inmates sentenced to the County Jail are entitled to a reduction of sentence of one-fourth for good behavior if sentenced to at least four days. This does not apply to persons serving as a condition of probation, unless good time is specifically ordered b...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Grievance Procedure/Special
Request

  1. Inmates may request a Grievance Form from on duty staff.
  2. This form can be used to appeal a rule violation and disciplinary decision.
  3. This form can also be used to make a special request to the Jail Administrator or Sheriff. A special request is a request th...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Health Services

A complete assessment of medical, mental health and drug/alcohol information will be obtained during each inmate's initial booking.

 Medical Services

  1. Medical services for Price County inmates are provided exclusively by Correctional Healthcare Comp...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Housing Regulations

  1. Cell assignments will not be changed without permission from staff.
  2. Beds and cots must be made from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Allowances will be made for Huber inmates working late shifts.
  3. Huber inmates must clean their area and make their bed prior to lea...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Huber & EMP Regulations

Huber work release and the Electronic Monitoring Program (EMP) are privileges and may be revoked for Huber/EMP rule violations, Jail rule violations or violations of the law.

  1. An inmate may be released for Huber if granted Huber by the Judge and if they mee...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Indigent Items

  1. All inmates will be provided with a basic hygiene starter pack upon admission to general population.
  2. Inmates who are indigent and are not able to purchase necessary hygiene items or writing materials through canteen may use an Indigent Item Request form to...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Inmate Work Program

  1. Inmates who are sentenced with Huber privileges may be eligible for the inmate work program.
  2. Acceptance into the inmate work program is at the discretion of the Sheriff and Jail Administrator.
  3. The inmate work program operates on an as needed basis. Work may...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Jail Fees

Price County Jail fees are as follows:

  1. Housing Fees
    • Pay To Stay $15 per day
    • *Huber $15 per day plus $5 GPS fee*One week Huber Fees, or $140, must be paid in advance if sentenced to less than fourteen days.Two weeks Huber Fees, or $280, must be paid in advanc...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Jail Programs & Religious Services

  1. The Price County Jail allows all inmates the opportunity, on a voluntary basis, to practice their religion to the extent it is practicable and reasonable.
  2. Attendance in all Jail programs is voluntary.
  3. Disorderly and disrespectful behavior during Jail progra...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Mail

  1. All incoming and outgoing mail with stamped envelopes will be processed through the United States Postal Service. Mail will be processed and delivered Monday through Friday excluding holidays.
  2. Letters meant for the Price County Sheriff's Office staff, Cler...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Meals

  1. Meals will be served at these approximate times:
    • Breakfast4:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m.
    • Lunch11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    • Dinner4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  2. Inmates will assist with meal and tray clean up in cell blocks.
  3. All uneaten food will be turned back in on the food tray....
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Movement

  1. Inmates must follow directions given by the escort officer.
  2. All inmates will be handcuffed and shackled when being escorted to court proceedings or transported outside of the facility.
  3. All inmates must be in full uniform during any movement.
  4. Inmates must wal...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

  1. The Price County Jail will comply with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). PREA is a Federal law established to address the elimination and prevention of sexual assault and rape in correctional systems.
  2. Any inmate in the Price County Jail who believes ...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Privileges

Privileges are dependent upon inmate classification and are subject to removal for any Jail rule violation. Television

  1. Televisions may be turned on at lights on and will be turned off at lights out/lockdown.
  2. Television volume will remain low enough so that ...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Property

  1. All personal items and property an inmate arrives at the facility with will be secured at the time of intake.
  2. All money will be deposited in the inmate's Trust Account.
  3. All medications will be submitted to the Jail medical staff and locked in a secure medic...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Release Procedure

  1. The normal release time for sentenced inmates is 10:00 a.m. This is subject to change based upon staff availability, Huber work scheduled, probation instructions, etc.
  2. If an inmate has a remaining balance in their Trust Account and no Jail debt is owed, a ...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Request Forms

  1. Request forms are located in all general population cell blocks.
  2. Request forms will be picked up at meal times and at lockdown.
  3. Request forms for meetings and Library visits must be submitted prior to the event start time.
  4. Hygiene items (razors, nail clipper...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Rule Violations

Inmates who commit a rule violation are subject to discipline. Discipline may include loss of privileges, loss of good time and/or placement in punitive segregation.

Major Rule Violations

  1. Inmates who commit a major rule violation may be placed in administra...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Safety, Lockdown & Emergency Procedures

  1. Inmates will return to their cells in an orderly fashion when they are notified of lockdown.
  2. Inmates may be placed in lockdown status at any time for safety, security or maintenance reasons.
  3. The Price County Jail is equipped with an audio and video monitori...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Searches

  1. Search and inspection of inmates, cells and inmate property may be conducted at any time for health, safety or security reasons.
  2. Inmates are required to cooperate during searches and inspections.
  3. Inmates must remain seated while searches are being conducted...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Showers & Hygiene

  1. Inmates are required to shower at least once every other day.
  2. Fingernails and toenails shall be kept trimmed at an appropriate safe length.
  3. Showers in dorm-style cell blocks are inmate operable and may be used from 5:00 a.m. until lights out; excluding meal...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Trust Accounts

  1. All inmate funds will be placed in an Inmate Trust Account.
  2. An inmate's Trust Account is subject to Huber, Electronic Monitoring Program (EMP), and housing fees, indigent item costs and any medical or dental billings. Every effort will be made to collect a...
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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Uniforms & Linens

  1. All inmates will be issued the following items at the time of booking:
    • One uniform top
    • One uniform bottom
    • One white t-shirt
    • One pair of white socks
    • One pair of white underwear
    • One white sports bra (females)
    • One pair of sandals
    • One blanket
  2. When an inmate is moved t...
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Posted on: May 22, 2019

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The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has launched their most ambitious campaign to date - a campaign four years in the making. With the support of an array of generous partners, they created something truly impactful that will help recov...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Winter Driving Tips & Latest Travel Conditions

Driving in Snow

Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automotive travel. Motorists should know these safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. The Price County Sheriff's Office reminds motorists to be cautious while driving in adverse weat...

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

Safe Ice Conditions

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Ice safety

If you head out to one of Wisconsin's many lakes or rivers to ice fish, snowmobile, ATV, cross-country ski, or just to enjoy a winter day, we want you to have fun and be safe. A bit of advance planning and practicing basic ice precautions can he...

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Posted on: May 10, 2016

CodeRED Weather Warning Now Available

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CodeRed Weather Warning

There is a new tool to keep you informed in the event of severe weather, CodeRED Weather Warning. This service will automatically notify you of tornado, severe thunderstorm and flash flood warnings.

Stay Safe: CodeRED will n...Read on...

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Posted on: December 28, 2014

Wisconsin Crime Alert Network

Crime Alert Network

Protecting Our Communities

The Wisconsin Crime Alert Network (WCAN) is a statewide program that links law enforcement agencies with the business community and the public in a partnership to fight crime. WCAN is a highly effective program which can hel...Read on...

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Posted on: December 8, 2014

Silver Alert

Silver Alert

The Attorney General's office announced an important new resource to protect Wisconsin seniors - the statewide Silver Alert program. Similar to an Amber Alert, Silver Alerts will go out by email, text message, or fax through the Wisconsin Crime Alert Netw...Read on...

Sheriff's Department
Posted on: December 8, 2014

Amber Alert

Amber Alert

The Amber Alert is an emergency child abduction alert. It's purpose is to SAVE THE LIFE OF A CHILD.

Amber Alert is a collaborative partnership between law enforcement agencies and broadcasters to alert the general public when a child is abducted.

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Posted on: December 9, 2014

Anonymous Tip Line

Anonymous Tip Line

Do you know something about recent criminal activity in Price County? Report it anonymously using Nixle, an anonymous tip line which will allow crime and drug tip information to be sent directly to the Sheriff's Office and shared with local Police Departm...Read on...

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