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Saginaw County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Saginaw County Jail seeks to provide a safe environment for inmates and staff. When booked, inmates are designated as either a maximum, medium, or minimum-level security classification. An inmate’s classification depends upon their charges and previous convictions as well as other behavior observed. Inmates are served three meals a day. The Saginaw County Jail offers a variety of programs to help inmates when they adjust back to society. Such programs include substance use programs, GED services, clergy services, and the trustee program. Jail operations function 24 hours, 7 days a week. Although the Saginaw County Jail maintains an inmate lookup system, it does not include mugshots of arrested offenders.

Saginaw County Jail Address
311 S. Harrison Street
Saginaw, MI 48602

(859) 547-0404

How to Send Mail or Package

Family and friends may communicate with inmates through several avenues. Phone, voicemail, video video visits and emails are available through the platform on Mail may be sent in the form of a postcard to the inmate mailing address. To send money to an inmate, family and friends may submit payment online at Deposits may also be made over the phone by calling (866)422-6833. To deposit money with a money order, drop off the money order in the red deposit box located at the jail or send it via mail. Money orders must be addressed to “Inmate Trust Account Administrator,” and must include the inmate’s name and IB number. Lastly, bond money and commissary money can also be deposited at a kiosk in the Sheriff’s Office lobby. The kiosk is available 24/7, and takes cash or credit as payment.

Inmate Mailing Address
Saginaw County Jail
311 S. Harrison Street
Saginaw, MI 48602

Visitation Hours

To schedule a remote or in-person visit, contact the Saginaw County Sheriff’s office. Each inmate is permitted two 30 minute visits per week. Visits are conducted 5 days a week Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm. Appointments must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. During visits, visitors and inmates must wear proper attire and obey visitation rules. If someone violates the rules, the visiting session will be terminated and their visitation privileges will be suspended. Any minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Additional Jail Information

The Saginaw County Jail offers their online JailTracker service, so the public may look up inmates currently in their custody. To search an inmate, one must input the inmate’s last name. A list of results will appear with all individuals who meet the search criteria. The results will display the inmate’s booking date along with the charges for which they were arrested. Additionally, inmate characteristics such as hair color, eye color, race, sex, height, and weight. The arresting agency, along with its address and zip code is also included.

Saginaw County Sheriff Information

The Saginaw County Sheriff’s Office operates and maintains its own jail for offenders arrested in the county. The Saginaw County Sheriff’s Office includes several divisions including the Road Patrol, Detective Bureau, Records Bureau, and the Corrections Division. The Sheriff’s office is responsible for providing security to the Saginaw County Courthouse and transports inmates throughout the court system. There are 80 to 100 support officers who serve in the Sheriff’s Office support division. The goal of the Saginaw Sheriff’s Office is to work with the community to make Saginaw County a safe environment for people to live in.

William L. Federspiel

(989) 790-5456

(989) 790-5429

Saginaw County Sheriff’s Office Address
111 S. Michigan Ave
Saginaw, MI 48602

Saginaw County was founded in 1835. Both the largest city and county seat is Saginaw. According to 2020 U.S. Census data, the population was 190,124. The total area of the county is 816 square miles with 800 miles being occupied by land.

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

Saginaw County violent crime is 18.5. (The US average is 22.7)
Saginaw County property crime is 28.1. (The US average is 35.4)

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Saginaw County Public Records Information

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a policy that allows all citizens access to public records, including records that divulge the affairs of government officials and government bodies. FOIA forms are made available on the Saginaw County Website, however, requests can be made verbally or in written form. Once submitted, the request will be forwarded to the FOIA coordinator who handles the request. A department head or elected official will then notify the requestor if the request was approved or denied. If denied, the requester has the opportunity to appeal the denial. FOIA requests should describe the incident adequately so the county is able to locate the appropriate records.

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