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Wexford County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The corrections staff at the Wexford County Jail consists of 18 corrections officers, 4 of whom are sergeants. The jail provides inmates basic human needs. Inmates receive a classification as either maximum, medium, or minimum-level security when they are initially booked into the jail. Classification depends on the inmate’s charges, disposition, and previous convictions. Inmates are served three meals a day at 6 am, 11:30 am, and 4 pm. The Wexford County Jail offers eligible inmates the ability to participate in a number of programs designed to reduce recidivism. Such programs include GED services, mental health services, and substance abuse programs. Jail operations function 24 hours, 7 days a week. Mugshots are not available for arrested offenders.

Wexford County Jail Address
1015 Lincoln St.
Cadillac MI 49601

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How to Send Mail or Package

Inmates are permitted the ability to send and receive mail at the Wexford County Jail. Inmates may receive publications and packages so long as they meet department policies and security guidelines. Incoming mail must be on a postcard no larger than 4.25 in x 6 in. Postcards may contain pre-printed pictures that are not graphic in nature. To send an inmate money, money orders may be sent to the Inmate Accounts address. Family and friends may also call the inmate commissary number at (231)779-9217 to facilitate funds deposits.

Inmate Mailing Address
Wexford County Jail
Attn: Inmate Accounts
1015 Lincoln St.
Cadillac MI 49601

Visitation Hours

The hours for onsite visits are Monday through Friday from 9 am to 3:15 pm. Visits may be denied or terminated if a visitor is under the influence, refuses to be searched, fails to prevent children from causing disturbances, wear appropriate attire, swears or argues, or lacks appropriate ID. Each inmate is allowed one 30 minute visit per week. Visits must be conducted at the visitation kiosks as all visits are non-contact. Visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance using the website Home visits may be scheduled using the same link.

Additional Jail Information

To look up information about an inmate, individuals have the option to use the VINE website at Users can search for inmates by inputting the inmate’s name, state, ID number, or case number. They will then be provided with a list of inmates who match the information used in the search. Each result on the search results page will include the inmate’s age, record detail, case status, case number, and plea status. Users also have the option of viewing the reporting agency and the address in which it is located.

Jail Administrator
Lt. Michael L. McDaniel

Wexford County Sheriff Information

The Wexford County Sheriff’s Office operates and maintains its own jail. The Sheriff’s Office is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. The Office consists of several different divisions: the Law Enforcement Division, the Corrections Division, and the Animal Control Division. The department offers 24 hour services to address both emergency and non-emergency incidents. There are 55 employees working for the department across its various units. The office employs three clerical employees.

Trent J. Taylor

Richard Doehring

1015 Lincoln St.
Cadillac MI 49601

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Wexford County was founded in 1840. Both the largest city and county seat is Cadillac. According to 2020 U.S. Census data, the population was 33,673. The total area of the county is 575.46 square miles with 565 miles being occupied by land.

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

Wexford County violent crime is 15.2. (The US average is 22.7)
Wexford County property crime is 32.2. (The US average is 35.4)

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Wexford County Public Records Information

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is an Act that entitles citizens to public records pertaining to the affairs of the government. The Wexford County Sheriff’s Office makes accident reports and incident reports available by request. Requests for accident reports can be made through the mail or in-person. Each accident report will incur a $5 fee. To obtain an incident report, individuals must file an FOIA request. FOIA forms can be picked up at the Sheriiff;s office and must include the documents being searched for, the date or incident number, the nature of the incident, and the names of those involved. The Wexford County Sheriff’s Office will issue a response to the FOIA request within 5 business days. A $25 deposit may be required for some FOIA requests.

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