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One of the few free searches on the internet is for inmates in jail and prison. Below you'll find the searches and lookups available from official websites or those provided with population reports to post online. Other ways to find someone in custody are to call using the phone numbers found by clicking the button on your right marked "Search Jail".

Search all jails in Michigan

jail buttonFind all county jails plus more about those listed here with any alternate search options that are available. "Search Jails" if you don't see your county. Information you'll receive can include offense reports, list of charges, arresting agency and requirements necessary for release.
Local authority within state boundaries that governs smaller communities.
Detention facility with criminal detainees awaiting trial or serving shorter sentences.
Person in the custody of law enforcement for alleged illegal activity. Prisoner or convict.
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More about corrections in Michigan

All Michigan counties have or contract detention services. Administrative Rules for Jails and Lockups, as established by the Michigan Department of Corrections is a common guide followed by many departments. Reference sites included the State Appellate Defender Office ( and Sheriff's Association ( Michigan state prisons are overseen by the department of corrections (MDOC). The inmate search, OTIS, contains information about more than 300,000 prisoners, parolees and probationers.

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