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Lake County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office consists of over 100 deputized personnel. The Lake County Corrections Division is divided into two divisions. The first division is the main jail, which currently has a capacity of 48. The second division is the Lake County Residential Reentry Program, which currently has a capacity of 300 (240 males and 60 females). The Residential Reentry Program accommodates offenders on parole for a period of 90 to 120 days.

Lake County Jail
1153 Michigan Ave.
Baldwin, MI, 49304

(231) 745-6201

How to Send Mail or Package

Inmates are permitted to receive mail that is sent via USPS to the Lake County Jail. The mail must contain the sender’s name and return address. All mail is checked for contraband. Mail containing contraband or lewd material will be withheld from the inmate or destroyed.

Inmate Mailing Address
1153 Michigan Ave.
Baldwin, MI, 49304

Visitation Hours

Lake County visitation hours take place Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 11:00 am, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Visiting hours for Saturday and Sunday are 8:00 am to 11:00 am and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Virtual visits are possible and take place 8 am to 10 pm Monday through Sunday.

Additional Jail Information

Lake County does have a “Most Wanted” section, however, there are no suspects currently holding a “Most Wanted” status.

Lake County Sheriff Information

In this section you will use Column E on the spreadsheet and these resources. Some sheriff’s departments have jails. Others do not and all arrestees are processed and sent to a county jail or correctional facility. Make this distinction.

Sheriff Rich Martin

Sheriff’s Office
1153 Michigan Ave.
Baldwin, MI 49304

(231) 745-2711

Lake County is located in the northwestern region of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. It spans 574 square miles, and, according to 2020 Census data, has a population of 12,096. The county seat is Baldwin. There are over 100 lakes and several trout rivers located in Lake County.

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

Lake County violent crime is 14.9. (The US average is 22.7)
Lake County property crime is 32.0. (The US average is 35.4)

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Lake County Public Records Information

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) enables all persons access to public records of public bodies; this includes information on the affairs of the government and government officials. The Lake County Sheriff’s Administration office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Reports are eligible for request 5 to 10 business days after they have been filed. Accident reports cost $10 each. Incident reports can be obtained at the Administration office or by filing an FOIA request. Incident reports also cost $10 each.

(231) 745-2712

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