List Of Prison Facilities in Wisconsin

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in Wisconsin. The state of Wisconsin has 610 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



320 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

Wisconsin has a staggering imprisonment rate of 320 per 100,000 people. A total of 31,424 people are currently incarcerated in Wisconsin. 38,385 other convicts are on probation and 23,174 are on parole. View recent arrests in Wisconsin.

Search any prison in Wisconsin using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

Wisconsin Prison and Jail System

Wisconsin has 184 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. Wisconsin also has 2 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. State also has 3 reentry facilities for housing inmates post-prison. 419 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In Wisconsin By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 38,385
Parole 23,174
Life Sentence 1,675
Total Incarcerated 31,424

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 17,511
Female 1,163

How To Use The Wisconsin Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in Wisconsin has never been easier, we have 610 prisons in Wisconsin. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in Wisconsin. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In Wisconsin

You can visit an Inmate in Wisconsin only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

Wisconsin DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  1. Using Debit / Credit Card at
  2. Using Debit or Credit Card By calling (866) 345-1884
  3. Using the or calling 844-340-CASH(2274).
  4. Send Money Order By Mail Mail your money order and the order deposit coupon; You can find coupons at: Once you have both the money order and coupon, mail them to:
    Secure Deposits —Wisconsin DOC,
    P.O. Box 12486,
    St Louis, MO 63132

Contact An Inmate in Wisconsin by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In Wisconsin

610 Facilities in Wisconsin are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In Wisconsin

This is full list of prisons in Wisconsin. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in Wisconsin