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Calhoun County Jail Information

The Calhoun County Correctional Facility is a direct supervision facility located in the City of Battle Creek. It was opened in 1994. The jail has a capacity of 630 and an average population of 275-325. The facility rents beds to other cities, counties, and the federal government. It has a staff of 120 and is responsible for the Court and Justice Center Security, as well.

185 E Michigan Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49014

Phone: (269) 969-6303

Michigan county jail rosters may be searched at VineLink’s website. Information available includes inmates’ names, birthdates, demographic information, charges, arrest and booking information, and mugshots, when available.

How to Send Mail or Package

Since September 2023, all inmate mail is processed off-site and then made viewable by tablets provided for inmates. Mail should be addressed to:

Calhoun County Correctional Center Michigan
Inmate Name and Inmate Identifier
P.O. Box: 247 Phoenix, MD 21131

Care packages for inmates may be purchased and sent through Access Securepak’s website.

There are several ways to send money to an inmate. Cash may be delivered in person. A money transfer may also be made through Western Union. Credit cards may be used to add funds to an inmate’s account by phone at: 866-345-1884. Funds may also be deposited online through the Access Corrections website.

Visitation Hours

Inmate video visitations may be made on site or remotely.The on site visiting terminals are free. Remote visitation costs $8.75 for a 25 minute visit. Visits must be scheduled 48 hours in advance through the ICSolutions website (for remote visits) or at the visitation registration station in the jail’s Visitation Lobby. On site visitations may be scheduled Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 10:30am and 12:30pm to 4:30pm. Remote visitations may be scheduled daily from 7:30am to 10:30am, 12:30pm to 4:30pm, and 7:30pm to 9pm. For questions about inmate visitation, call (269) 969-6313.

Calhoun County Sheriff Information

The county jail is operated by the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. The executive staff of the office includes Sheriff Steven Hinkley, Undersheriff Timothy A. Hurt, and Chief Deputy David Tendziegloski. The office is open Monday through Thursday from 8am to 4pm.

161 E. Michigan Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49014

Phone: (269) 969-6450

Calhoun County is located in Southern Michigan. It has a total area of 718 square miles, including 12 square miles of water. The largest city is Battle Creek and the county seat is Marshall. As of the 2020 Census, the population was 134,310.

Crime Statistics
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Calhoun County violent crime is 23.4. (The US average is 22.7)
Calhoun County property crime is 37.3. (The US average is 35.4)

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Calhoun County Public Records Information

Calhoun County uses an online Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request Portal for public records requests, where public records are broadly defined as documents or other means of recording meaningful content. The request process is overseen by Jim Dyer, Corporation Counsel, and legal assistant Susan Conolly. She can be contacted with questions at:

Phone: (269) 781-017

Per Michigan law, FOIA requests may also be submitted verbally or in writing in person or by mail, email, or fax to any County office. Written requests should describe the records requested in detail. Fees will include any printing and/or mailing costs and labor costs billed in 15 minute increments.

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