The Calhoun County Jail is located in Battle Creek, Michigan at 185 East Michigan Avenue 49014. The jail staff can be reached by calling (269) 969-6303.If you are looking to post bail for an inmate at Calhoun County Jail call (517) 618-0492.
Calhoun County Jail
Opened in 1994, Calhoun County Jail is located in Battle Creek, Michigan. It is situated 122 miles from Detroit. The jail is a Direct Supervision correction center, and the correction officers work directly where the inmates live. The facility has a rated capacity of 630 inmates, out of which 275-325 are occupied by local detainees. The rest of the beds are rented out to out-county detainees to earn revenue and make up for the costs of maintaining the facility. It has a total staff of about 120. The facility also holds immigration detainees and is the biggest immigration detention center in Michigan.
To visit a detainee, the visitor must arrive between 7:00 am and 2:15 pm. Visitations close at 2:45 pm. The detainees whose last names begin with the letters A-E can be visited on Mondays, F-J on Tuesdays, K-O on Wednesdays, P-T on Thursdays, and U-Z on Fridays. The detainees can be mailed using the official address of the facility. They are not allowed to receive telephone calls from outside the facility. Funds can be deposited to the detainee's account in terms of cash, Western Union, or credit card transactions. Further details may be found at the website.
The services that the inmates receive include secure lodging, court and transport security for prisoners, food and laundry service, NCCHC accredited health care at all times, religious support, GED education, counseling, and others. Contract Civil Detention is also provided by this jail.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Calhoun has a total population of 135,616. The population has decreased by -2,369 (-2%) from 2000 through 2009. The population density is 192.0 and covers 706 square miles.
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Residents of Calhoun experienced 1,286 crimes in 2011. The #1 criminality was arson with 6 instances. The #2 criminality was theft with 344 occurrences. The #3 unlawful act was vehicle theft with 28 occurrences. The #4 criminality was burglary with 195 crimes. The #5 lawless act was property crime with 567 reports. The #6 crime was assault with 63 occurrences. The #7 infraction was robbery with 7 instances. The #8 unlawful act was rape with 3 instances. The #9 lawless act was murder with 0 violations. The #10 lawless act was violent crime with 73 violations.