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Kalkaska County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Kalkaska County Jail has a capacity of 62 inmates and houses inmates awaiting pre-trials or those who have been sentenced to a term of less than a year. Employees of the jail have received over 160 hours of training at the Correction Academy. Mugshots are not available on the main sheriff’s website.

(231) 258-8686

Sheriff’s office:
605 N Birch Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646

How to Send Mail or Package

Inmates receive mail sent through the U.S. Postal Service Mondays through Fridays. Mail is checked for contraband, and mail sent from other incarcerated individuals is prohibited. Cahs or money order is sent to inmates via mail.

P.O. Box 1119
Kalkaska, MI 49646

Visitation Hours

Currently, all visits are being conducted via Zoom or phone call. Three visitors are permitted per visit. Visitors must be 17 years of age or, if a minor, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Additional Jail Information

Inmates are provided educational courses while housed including general education studies, substance abuse and anger management counseling, and medical and mental health services. Access to chaplains and clergy is permitted as well. Qualifying inmates can enroll in sentence reduction programs.

Kalkaska County Sheriff Information

The Kalkaska County Sheriff operates the Kalkaska County Jail located in the Village of Kalkaska.

Patrick Whiteford

David L. Wagner

Main business number:
(231) 258-8686

The county seat of Kalkaska County is Kalkaska. Kalkaska County is located in Northern Michigan and has a population of 17,939 according to 2020 Census data. Kalkaska county spans 571 square miles and has over 80 lakes.

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

Kalkaska County violent crime is 10.7. (The US average is 22.7)
Kalkaska County property crime is 22.2. (The US average is 35.4)

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Kalkaska County Public Records Information

The Records Division is open 8 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday. To obtain an incident report, wait 5 business days after the incident for the report to be authorized for release, then come to the office, show identification, and pay a $5.00 fee per report. To obtain a proof of incarceration letter, come to the office and present state issued identification. Proof of incarceration letters are provided free of charge. The FOIA enables all persons access to public records of public bodies. This includes information on the affairs of the government and government officials. To make a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, one must make the request in writing and submit it to the office. The request must include incident date, incident, number, and the names or people involved. Requests will receive a response within 5 business days and an undetermined fee will be administered.

(231) 258-8686 ext. 1410

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