Renville County Sheriff's Office

105 S. 5th St., Suite 210, Olivia, MN 56277
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 320-523-1161
Jail: 320-523-3600

Inmate Mail

All mail coming into or going out of the Renville County Jail is subject to search and inspection.

To send mail to an inmate, it should be addressed as follows:

(Inmate's Full Name)
C/O Renville County Jail
104 4th Street S.
Olivia, MN  56277

Privileged mail is incoming inmate mail from attorneys or other officers of the court, the MN Department of Corrections, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons or elected officials.  While still subject to search, this type of mail will be opened in the presence of the inmate to whom it is addressed.

General Mail Restrictions

All mail, incoming or outgoing, not classified as "privileged", will be searched for materials disallowed by jail policy and inspected for content prior to delivery.  Examples of mail that will not be delivered include, but are not limited to:

-Mail intended for a person with an Order for Protection, Harassment Restraining Order or other no contact order against the inmate
-Sexually explicit materials, photographs, writings or drawings
-Gang-related materials or reference
-Suggestions or plans to commit criminal activity
-Letters containing foreign materials such as stickers (including stamps), perfume, etc.
-Mail containing or written in code
-Mail encouraging or suggesting violence