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20. 01. 24

CORRECTIONS OFFICER

Do you want to be work in a progressive, newly constructed jail?

Explore the career possibilities with Pennington County Corrections!

We are looking for individuals with excellent communication skills to work with inmates and staff. Candidates must be committed to our mission and be energetic, observant, and have good decision-making skills. In addition, they must have a positive attitude, be self-motivated, and be a role model to others. Good computer skills and the ability to multi-task are essential for this position.

Pennington County offers excellent health and life insurance benefits and wages are in accordance with the union contract, starting at $19.28 per hour. Applications will be accepted until February 11 at 4:00 p.m. and are available at the Pennington County Sheriff’s Department, 102 West 1st St, Thief River Falls, MN or on our website at http://co.pennington.mn.us.

Pennington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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19. 11. 04

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. – The Thief River Falls Lincoln High School "Key Club" was honored by Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths for their work to save lives through improved traffic safety. The awards were announced at the statewide TZD conference Oct. 23-24 in St. Cloud.

Read More: Toward Zero Deaths Honors Thief River Falls High School Key Club with TZD Star Award
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19. 10. 24

CORRECTIONS OFFICER

Do you want to be work in a progressive, newly constructed jail?

Explore the career possibilities with Pennington County Corrections!

We are looking for individuals with excellent communication skills to work with inmates and staff. Candidates must be committed to our mission and be energetic, observant, and have good decision-making skills. In addition, they must have a positive attitude, be self-motivated, and be a role model to others.

Read More: Corrections Officer 10/24/19 - 11/12/19
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19. 10. 09

A new inmate visitation schedual has gone into effect. Any questions, contact the jail at 218-416-7097.

New Schedual (pdf file)

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19. 09. 04

PENNINGTON COUNTY IS TAKING A HUGE STEP FORWARD BY ENHANCING OUR 9-1-1 PHONE SYSTEM

Pennington County officials are working diligently to upgrade the 9-1-1 phone service provided to our citizens and first responders. We have found a solution, provided by Carbyne, Inc., that we feel can provide you with the best technology for today, and the years ahead.

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New Direct Phone Numbers

The New Corrections (Jail) Phone Number is 218-416-7097. Please call this number for any inmate releated questions.

Jail Administrator / Dave Casanova -  218-416-7095 * Jail Programmer / Travis Black - 218-416-7082