General Questions

1. How can I bond someone out of jail?

  • During normal business hours, you may pay a bond at the Crawford County Clerk of Court. 
  • Form of bond payment must be either cash, credit card, or a cashiers check issued from a bank. If a credit card is used, you will be informed about a non-refundable surcharge prior to use.

2. What kind of property can I bring to an inmate?

     Visitors may bring the following articles within the first 7 days. After the 7 days are up the inmate can purchase                 supplies through the commissary. Note: All Clothing articles must be new in package and white in color

  • 3 pairs of underwear
  • T-Shirts
  • Socks
  • Pullover sports bras (may not have any metal parts)
  • Socks
  • Thermal T-Shirts and Pants
  • Money

3. Can I send an inmate magazines and/or books?


    We do allow magazines and books sent in with the following restrictions:

  • The items must be delivered from a vendor or book store or by subscription.
  • The items must be soft covered.
  • Inmates are limited to 2 magazines and 3 books in their cell due to the limited amount of space.
  • Materials deemed to be a threat to security, racially derogatory or inflammatory in nature will be considered contraband and will be seized and/or disposed of by policy.

4. What is the normal release time for inmates that have completed their sentence?

    Inmates are released from Jail once their sentence has been served at 5:30 am daily.

224 N Beaumont Rd, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821​           608-326-8414