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Livingston County Jail Information and Inmate Search

When first constructed, the Livingston County Jail held 62 inmates. However, due to expansion and renovations it currently has a capacity of 411 inmates. The jail offers a Chaplain to fulfill religious and spiritual needs. The jail also employs the use of an Education Teacher to provide educational services and teach parenting and/or job skills. There is a medical office located in the jail that operates 24/7. Mugshots are not available for arrested offenders.

Jail Phone

Jail Address
150 S Highlander Way
Howell, MI 48843

How to Send Mail or Package

To send mail to an inmate, it must be sent via USPS. Mail sent to offenders must include the sender’s name and address. Mail must be sent by standard postcards, which must be 5×7 or smaller. Postage stamps, envelopes, blank stationary, and Amazon books are not permitted. Mail cannot contain glue, glitter, stickers, perfume, or other substances. To send money to an inmate, family or friends may deposit funds using a debit/credit card. There is also an option to deposit funds with cash or debit/credit card using kiosks located at the jail. There is a fee associated with each deposit into an inmate’s account.

Inmate Mailing Address
Livingston County Jail
150 S. Highlander Way
Howell, MI 48843

Visitation Hours

Inmate visits are conducted electronically through video visitation both on-site and off-site. Visitation hours take place 8 am to 10 pm Monday through Sunday. All video visits last 20 minutes and may be monitored and/or recorded. Inmates may have up to four visits per week and these visits may be canceled or denied at the discretion of the jail staff.

Additional Jail Information

The jail processes 5,000 inmates a year and the average stay of incarceration is 2 weeks. There are a variety of programs made available to inmates while incarcerated that are intended to better their outcomes. For example, substance use programs are made available to inmates at the Livingston County Jail.

Jail Services Phone

Jail administrator
Lieutenant Tarneseia Pringle

Jail Operations
Lieutenant Brad Fetner
Lieutenant Dan Knapp

Livingston County Sheriff Information

The Livingston County Sheriff operates and maintains its own jail. The Sheriff’s office consists of 165 employees and operates on a budget of $18 million. The Field Services Division handles 27,000 investigations per year.

Sheriff Michael J. Murphy

Undersheriff Jason Pless

Sheriff’s Office Address
150 S Highlander Way
Howell, MI 48843

Livingston County has a population of 193,866 people according to 2020 Census data. The county seat is Howell. Livingston County has a total area of 585 square miles. The largest city in Livingston County is Howell.

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

Livingston County violent crime is 10.8. (The US average is 22.7)
Livingston County property crime is 20.0. (The US average is 35.4)

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Livingston County Public Records Information

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) allows citizens the ability to access public records available at public establishments; this includes information on the affairs of the government and employees within the government. To obtain a traffic crash report, one must stop by the office during normal business hours and pay a $10 fee. Traffic crash reports are available 5 to 7 days after the incident. Criminal reports must be obtained by submitting a FOIA request on the Livingston County website or in-person at the office. FOIA requests take 7-10 days to process. FOIA requests must include the individual’s name, address, and contact information.

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