The Scott County Jail is a secure detention facility. The introduction of contraband or weapons into the facility is strictly prohibited.
Contraband definition: Item or items that would either compromise the safety and/or security of the facility, hinder facility operations, or would be considered illegal to possess by Minnesota State Statutes. Contraband is further defined as items which are not authorized by the facility, authorized items in excess of allowed limits, and items which have been altered form their original state.
Contraband items include but are not limited to the following:
Any items that may be used as a weapon
Cameras of any type
Large sets of keys
Nail files, tweezers, nail clippers
Needles of any type
Pornographic materials, magazines, pictures, etc.
Radios, portable TVs, iPods, MP3 players, tape players, etc.
Swiss Army card
Other items may be refused at the discretion of the Jail staff.