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Washtenaw County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office offers correctional services staffed by civilian employees and volunteers. The programs offered are intended to reduce recidivism. Among the programs offered are religious programs and community mental health programs. Jail classes include Cognitive Behavioral Programming, Domestic Violence Programming, Educational Programming, and Substance Abuse Programming. There are no mugshots available for arrested offenders.

Washtenaw County Jail Address
2201 Hogback Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Inmate Information: 734-585-7247
Inmate Visitation: 734-973-4487

How to Send Mail or Package

Envelopes sent to the jail should include a valid return address in the left upper hand corner. Certain items are prohibited from being sent in the mail: calendars, cash, lipstick, perfume, toothpaste, glue, glitter, stickers, staples, metal objects, and metal fasteners. Books and other publications must be sent directly from the distributor. Money orders may be sent through the mail for purchase of commissary items. Alternatively, family and friends can deposit funds online using, or using the express kiosk in the jail lobby. Methods of payment that are accepted include cash, Master Card, and Visa.

Incarcerated Individual’s Name (No Nicknames – Proper Full Name)
C/O Washtenaw County Jail
2201 Hogback Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Visitation Hours

Video visits are available at the Washtenaw County Jail using a video terminal at the jail. The video terminal is similar to a webcam and a computer. Visitors may also use their own smart device or computer to conduct video visits. You can only schedule a visit if you register with the system. Visitors should arrive at the Sheriff’s Office lobby 15 minutes prior to their visit. The video visitation hours are Tuesday through Friday from noon to 8 pm. The first visit begins at 12:15 pm and the last visit begins at 7:15 pm. Visits are also available on Saturdays from 9 am to 5 pm with the first visit starting at 9:15 am and the last visit starting at 4:15 pm.

Additional Jail Information

The Washtenaw County Jail utilizes Securus Technologies to enable inmates to receive phone calls and voicemail from loved ones. The Securus App can be downloaded from the Google Play store or individuals may use their services at The Corrections Division is responsible for providing security at nearby courts and for judges and magistrates. Court security officers manage X-Ray devices and Magnetometers as a first line of defense for the court system. Court security officers are also responsible for the security of the perimeter of the Courts.

Corrections Commander
Kurt Schiappacasse

David Clifton

Washtenaw County Sheriff Information

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office operates and maintains its own jail. The Sheriff’s Office assists in building strong local communities by upholding public safety and social justice services for Washtenaw County. The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office consists of five divisions, Administrative Operations, Community Engagement, Corrections, Emergency Services, and Police Services.

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Address
2201 Hogback Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105



Washtenaw County was founded in 1822. Both the largest city and county seat is Ann Arbor. According to 2020 U.S. Census data, the population was 372,258. The total area of the county is 722 square miles with 706 miles being occupied by land.

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

Washtenaw County violent crime is 15.7. (The US average is 22.7)
Washtenaw County property crime is 26.4. (The US average is 35.4)

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Washtenaw County Public Records Information

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) grants all persons disclosure of certain government records. To request documents from the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, complete the FOIA form available on the Sheriff’s Office website. The records available to the public include minutes of open meetings, officials’ voting records, staff manuals, final orders or decisions in contested cases, and promulgated rules. The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office will issue a response to the FOIA request within 5 business days. The fee associated with the FOIA request depends upon the labor costs for duplicating and finding records, and the cost of transmitting the record. FOIA requests must include the individual’s name, address, and contact information as well as a description of the public record being requested.

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