The Kalamazoo County Jail is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan at 1500 Lamont Avenue 49048. The jail staff can be reached by calling (269) 385-6173.If you are looking to post bail for an inmate at Kalamazoo County Jail call (313) 736-5815.
About Kalamazoo County Jail
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.
Visitation at the jail is allowed from Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
Visitors are required to schedule their visits, sign in 20 minutes prior to the visit, and must have a valid ID.
Kalamazoo Bail Bonds
The city of Kalamazoo, Michigan is home to serval bail bondsman including You Walk Bail Bonds, West Michigan Bail Bonds, Champion Bail Bonds, Ace Bail Bonds and many more. Use the 24 hour bail bond form at the top of this page to get in touch with a bail bond agent. Typically you must pay 10% of the total bond amount (if using a bail bond agent) otherwise if you have the full amount you can pay this to the jail and recover it later (there are notable exceptions to this rule in Kalamazoo so check w/ the jail staff or bail bond agent).
Inmates are allowed to have photos in your cell as well as books and magazines. Haircuts are available twice per month. Commissary items such as food are available as well mail and telephone privileges. For recreation and physical acitivity inmates are allowed to play basketball and go outside as well as work out within their cells. In case you're wondering what the inside of Kalamazoo County Jail looks like check out this video you can also read the Kalamazoo inmate guide for additional information.
If you are able to post bail or get out on pretrial release you should absolutely do so. If you qualify for bail use the bail bond form at the top of this page to get in touch with a licensed 24 hour bail bond agent who services Kalamazoo County Jail bail bonds. The jail also offers work release and school release programs (these must be authorized by the jail). The inmate worker program allows inmates to earn additional good time on their sentence which will reduce the total amount of time sentenced inmates must serve.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Kalamazoo has a total population of 248,407. The population has increased by 9,804 (4%) from 2000 through 2009. The population density is 442.3 and covers 562 square miles.
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Residents of Kalamazoo experienced 3,445 crimes in 2011. The #1 violation was arson with 11 violations. The #2 unlawful act was theft with 1,120 reports. The #3 unlawful act was vehicle theft with 68 reports. The #4 infraction was burglary with 401 reports. The #5 crime was property crime with 1,589 crimes. The #6 criminality was assault with 88 instances. The #7 crime was robbery with 13 instances. The #8 lawless act was rape with 26 occurrences. The #9 violation was murder with 1 instances. The #10 infraction was violent crime with 128 circumstances.