Looking for bail bonds in Michigan? Call (313) 736-5815 for Wayne and surrounding areas and (517) 618-0492 for outside Wayne. Michigan has an inmate population of 18,164 housed in 92 jails and employs an estimated detention staff of 5,200. The state has an incarcertation rate of 180 inmates per 100,000 citizens. There are 8 mens facilities, 0 womens facilities, and 85 all gender facilities in Michigan. The staff to inmate ratio in Michigan is 3.8. The state has 72 probation, 68 prerelease, 16 youth, and 22 drug facilities. Of the states 18,164 inmates 2,303 are housed in small facilities (less than 100), 6,213 are housed in facilities holding 100-499 inmates, 2,384 are housed in facilities holding 500-999 inmates, and 7,264 inmates are incarcerated in facilities that can hold 1,000 or more inmates. If you are looking for Michigan bail bondsman who service bail bonds in Michigan browse to the jail where you need to post bail and fill out the bail bondsman form on that jails page.
Looking for bail bonds in Michigan? Call (313) 736-5815 for Wayne and surrounding areas and (517) 618-0492 for outside Wayne County.
10. Ottawa County Jail (294 inmates)
The Ottawa County Jail in West Olive, Michigan is a small facility that can hold a few hundred inmates. Our last check indicated 294 inmates incarcerated at the jail. A video has been posted online detailing the operations at this facility as well as interviews with staff. The jail is located at 12130 Fillmore StreetWest Olive, MI 49460. The Jail staff can be contacted at (616) 786-4140.
9. Washtenaw County Jail (332 inmates)
Washtenaw Couty Jail in Ann Arbor, MI. In 1997, nearly 3 decades after the jals initial construction, bed capacity was expanded from 215 to 332. In 2003 the jail was at or below capacity for just 15 days – the rest of the time it was over capacity. The Washtenaw County Sheriff Department is overseen by Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton. The Corrections Commander over the jail is Command Rick Kaledas.
8. Kalamazoo County Jail (400 inmates)
Kalamazoo County Jail in Kalamazoo, MI. As of 2012 the jail is operated by Captain Thomas Shull. The jail houses roughly 400 inmates at a time, which means its current 268 bed is far beyond capacity. Jail staff will be adding 200 to 250 beds to cope with the conditions. The jail offers programs including: education, rehab, health care, religous services, and public works projects. Most recently the jail added dental care to its inmate services.
7. Saginaw County Jail (513 inmates)
Saginaw County Jail in Saginaw, MI. The jail boasts an inmate capacity of 513 and holds inmates on initial arrests and sentences up to a year in length. The jails annual operating budget is 7.8 million. Saginaw County Jail was built in 1993. The Saginaw County Jail is located in Saginaw, Michigan at 208 South Harrison Street 48602. The jail staff can be reached by calling (989) 790-5584.
6. Genesee County Jail (580 inmates)
Genessee County Jail in Flint, MI. The jail opened in 1988 and houses 580 prisoners daily (over 13,000 annually). The Genesse facility has a staff of 150 corrections officers, 20 support personnel and various volunteers. It’s annually operating budget is 12 million dollars. The jail was constructed after inmates filed a class action law suit against the jail citing poor living conditions. Even though the new jail is larger than its predacessor – this has still not solved rampant overcrowding at Genesee County Jail.
5. Ingham County Jail (600 inmates)
Ingham County Jail in Mason, MI. The jail was built in 1980. It is a 4th generation jail – the first jail in Ingham County was built in the 1927. The Ingham facility is the 5th largest in Michigan housing approximately 600 inmates at any given time. Click here to see a video tour of the facility. The jail is overseen by the Igham County Sheriff’s Department.
4. Macomb County Jail (1,438 inmats)
Macomb County Jail in Mount Clemens, MI. After the jails construction in 1954 the facility underwent renovations in 1968, 1978, 1987, and again in 1999. The 1999 addition added in a separate building used soley for inmate work release. The jail can house 1,438 inmates and is overseen by Sheriff Anthony Wickersham. Macomb County Jail is located on 43565 Elizabeth RoadMount Clemens, MI 48043. The jails phone number is (586) 307-9474.
3. Kent County Jail (1,478 inmates)
Kent County Jail in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The jail typically houses 1,100 inmates with a capacity for 1,478 and a staff of over 210 correctional officers. The jail was originally built in the 1950s and has since then undergone many renovations to update the structure and increase the jails size. 703 Ball Avenue NortheastGrand Rapids, Michigan 49503 The jails phone number is (616) 632-6401.
2. Oakland County Jail (1,734 inmates)
Oakland County Jail in Pontiac, MI. The jail handles roughly 27,000 arrests per year. Though not all those charged with offenses make it into the jails general population – nearly all go through the booking process. The Correction Services Division is commanded by Captain Berry Zeeman of the Oakland Sheriff Department. The intake area alone can hold 156 inmates. The average daily population of this jail is 1,734. To cope with overcrowding issues a new building was constructed in 1989 that handles 487 prisoners.
1. Wayne County Jail (2,600 inmates)
Wayne County Jail in Detroit, MI. The Wayne County Sheriffs Department as of 2012 is commanded by Chief Jeriel Heard and Deputy Chief Kevin Losen. The Wayne County Jail system consists of three jails housing roughly 2,600 inmates. These facilities are spread throughout the county:
- Andrew Baird Detention Facility (Jail Division 1)
- The Old Jail (Jail Division 2)
- William Dickerson Detention Facility (Jail Division 3)
Where the facility inmates are housed depends on many factors including severity of the crime and how full a particular division is.
Source: Inmate populations have been compiled directly from the local governments listed here. For a complete list of jails in Michigan click here.