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Gogebic County Jail Information and Inmate Search

Gogebic County Jail is a correctional facility located in Bessemer, Michigan. The Jail Administrator is Sergeant Trevor Jackovich.

100 W. Iron St. | Bessemer, MI 49911
Phone: (906)667-0203 | Fax: (906)663-4090

Inmates housed at Michigan county jails may be searched for online at VineLink’s website. Information available includes inmates’ names, birthdates, demographic information, charges, booking and release dates, and mugshots, when available.

How to Send Mail or Package

Inmates at Gogebic County Jail may receive personal mail. Only postcards are allowed. Pictures on postcards will be allowed if the staff deems them appropriate. Postcards containing crayon, highlighter, markers, glitter, stickers, glue, tape, lipstick marks, perfume, or any other unknown substances are not allowed. Metered postage is preferred. If a stamp is used, the corner of the postcard containing the stamp will be cut off and disposed of.

Money orders may be sent to inmates through the mail in properly identified envelopes addressed to “Inmate Accounting.”

Visitation Hours

Male inmates at Gogebic County Jail may be visited on Sundays from 8am-11am and 12:30pm- 10pm. Female inmates may be visited Saturdays from 8am-11am and 12:30pm-4pm. All visits are conducted by video, but may be remote or onsite from the visitation stations in the lobby.
Onsite visits are free and last 20 minutes. Remote 20-minute visits cost $9.99.

To visit onsite or remotely, visitors must have an account with Securus Technologies. Visits should be scheduled on Securus’ website 24 hours in advance. Remote visits cancelled at least 24 hours in advance are eligible for a refund. Remote visits require an internet-enabled device with a webcam. An app must be downloaded to visit by smartphone or tablet. Questions concerning account creation or payment should be directed to Securus online or by calling 1-800-844-6591.

Gogebic County Sheriff Information

The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office operates the jail. They provide primary law enforcement services to the county, as well as the Cities of Bessemer and Wakefield and the Gogebic Iron County Airport during flights. The office also provides court-ordered transportation for Gogebic County Community Health patients at various institutions in and out of state. The current Sheriff is Ross C. Solberg and the Undersheriff is Jorge H. Cruz. The Sheriff’s website hosts an Citizens’ Request Center form only where administrative inquiries may be made. Other contact information is as follows:

100 W. Iron St. | Bessemer, MI 49911
Phone: (906)667-0203
Fax: (906)663-4090

Gogebic County is located in western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is the Westernmost county in the state and one of only four Michigan counties in the Central Time Zone. As of the 2020 Census, the population was 14,380. The county seat is Bessemer and the largest city is Ironwood. The county has a toal area of 1,476 square miles, including 374 square miles of water.

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

Gogebic County violent crime is 11.4. (The US average is 22.7)
Gogebic County property crime is 23.4. (The US average is 35.4)

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Gogebic County Public Records Information

The public may request copies of records from any county office per the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). FOIA requests must be written and Gogebic County provides two FOIA Request Forms online. One can be filled out in a browser (preferred method) and the other printed and filled out. Records requested must be described in detail and requestors must provide their contact information and preferred delivery method (pick up copies, mail, email, fax). If requests are faxed or emailed, they should include “FOIA” in the cover page or subject line. Requests should be delivered in person, by mail, fax or email to:

FOIA Coordinator Gogebic County Clerk
200 N Moore Street
Bessemer, MI 49911

Fax: (906) 663-4660

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