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Roscommon County Jail Information and Inmate Search

Inmates at the Roscommon County Jail are allowed to make commissary orders every day of the week. The jail provides basic needs and seeks to establish a humane and safe environment for inmates. Inmates fall under one of three categories of classification maximum, medium, or minimum-level security. An inmate’s classification status depends on their current charges and previous convictions. Inmates are given three meals a day. The Roscommon County Jail offers substance abuse programs, clergy services, and medical and mental health services. Jail operations function 24 hours, 7 days a week. Mugshots are not available for arrested offenders.

Roscommon County Jail Address
111 S 2nd St,
Roscommon, MI 48653

(989) 275-9070

How to Send Mail or Package

All mail must be sent via USPS and must be in the form of a prepaid postcard. Mail will be inspected for contraband; any mail containing contraband will be destroyed or sent back to the sender. Letters and pictures will be made into copies, and the originals will be stored in the inmate’s property. Legal mail will be opened in front of the inmate while being checked for contraband. There are two methods of depositing money into an inmate’s account. Family and friends may deposit money via cash or credit card using the kiosk located at the jail. Deposit can be made online using the website 24/7. Money cannot be sent through the mail.

Inmate Mailing Address
111 S. Second St
Roscommon, Michigan 48653

Visitation Hours

There is currently no onsite visitation at the Roscommon County Jail. Remote visits are 30 minutes maximum and are conducted 5 days a week. The visitation hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 3:55 pm. Visits are by appointment and must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. During visits, visitors and inmates must obey jail rules. Violation of visitation rules will result in the visit being terminated and suspension of visitation privileges.

Additional Jail Information

The Roscommon County Sheriff has a Victim Services Unit that provides services to aid those who have endured a catastrophic incident. Staff provide direction and comfort to victims, and may act as an intermediary to law enforcement. Advocates provide short term crisis intervention by delivering services that are caring, compassionate, professional, and confidential. Advocates are trained and certified by the Michigan Sheriffs’ Association. Among the services offered are liaison with family and friends, providing information about funeral arrangements, counseling for children and adults, assisting with local resources.

Laurie Beck

Jail Phone
(989) 275-9070

Jail Fax
(989) 275-5843

Roscommon County Sheriff Information

The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office operates and maintains its own jail. The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office seeks to provide proactive and innovative services to reduce crime. The Sheriff’s Office offers a Drug Drop Off Program in which citizens may safely dispose of their unused or expired prescriptions. Needles, lotions, body spray, and liquids are not to be discarded in the Drug Drop Off.

Ed Stern

Benjamin Lowe

Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office Address
111 S. Second St
Roscommon, Michigan 48653

(989) 275-5101

(989) 275-5843
Roscommon County was founded in 1840. The largest settlement is Houghton Lake Roscommon and the county seat is Roscommon. According to 2020 U.S. Census data, the population was 23,459. The total area of the county is 580 square miles with 520 miles being occupied by land.

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

Roscommon County violent crime is 13.5. (The US average is 22.7)
Roscommon County property crime is 26.2. (The US average is 35.4)

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Roscommon County Public Records Information

FOIA requests can be submitted in writing or via email to the County Controller. Requests can also be made verbally in-person. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is legislation that permits any non-incarcerated individual access to government records. FOIA requests must be specific enough to allow the county to find the appropriate record. They must include the individual’s name, address, and contact information. The cost of the FOIA request depends on the amount required to mail the request and labor required to gather the information.

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