County Jail

County Jail

Columbia County Jail

The Columbia County Jail is responsible for holding all persons arrested in Columbia County. The secure jail is broken into three floors. First floor is intake and holding/special cells. Second floor houses secure male inmates. Third floor houses additional secure male inmates and female inmates. The secure jail has 165 total bunks. The Huber Center opened in 2005. The Huber Center is capable of holding an additional 192 inmates. It also includes expanded facilities for laundry, medical services, kitchen, recreation, and other jail programs

Both jails are designed as a Pod style, which allows many inmates to be supervised by few staff. The jail currently employs 35 Jail Deputies, 1 Jail Clerk, 4 Jail Sergeants, 1 Lieutenant, a Captain/Jail Administrator and 2 Nurses.

Please check the Frequently Asked Jail Questions for answers to your specific questions. You can also call the jail at 608-742-6476.

To provide feedback on the jail web site or ask jail specific questions email Captain Brian Kjorlie

Jail Staff

Jail Administrator/Captain     
Brian Kjorlie    
Jail Lieutenant    
Ryan Ringelstetter    
Jail Sergeants    
M. Altschwager    
N. Firestone    
L. Dexter    
B. Bolder