Ingham County Sheriff

Gene L. Wriggelsworth

(517) 676-2431

What's New . . .

Boating Safety Course starting July 18, 19, and 20, 2016. For more information click here.

                                          ALL POSTCARDS MUST BE STAMPED WITH METERED POSTAGE.

Visiting Inmates:    VideoVisitation now Available Directly from your Android™ Smartphone or Tablet!. For more information, click here.

Informational Packet:      For the new Family, Friends, and Professional Visitors Packet, click here.

For Freedom of Information Requests (FOIA), click here.

Canteen Services - phone-in orders for prisoners.
To place an order over the phone for an inmate, using a credit or debit card, call (888) 634-0034.

 For more information on Canteen orders for prisoners, click here.

Inmate Locator:    For prisoner information at, click here.

The Ingham County Sheriff’s Office is a member of the Michigan Sheriffs' Association (MSA). The MSA was founded in 1877 and is the oldest law enforcement organization in the state. For over 130 years the Michigan Sheriffs' Association has been a leader in providing training and services to the Office of Sheriff and your community.

Michigan Sheriff's Organization
Mobile Patrol App

Announcing a FREE app for your smart phone.
You can view live access to information, including Detention Center (inmate info), News, Facility Locations, and much more.
To download the free app to your iPhone, click here.
To download the app to your Android phone, click here.

The Ingham County Sheriff's Office announces the implementation of Video Visitation at the Ingham County Jail. Video Visitation began Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

Securus Video Visitation, Click Here

Ingham County Dead Animal Recovery Team

The Ingham County Sheriff's Office has announced the start of the Dead Animal Recovery Team, also known as DART. The program is designed to pickup dead animals on our roadways and on the shoulders of our roadways.

If there is a dead animal on the right of way of any road in Ingham County, citizens are asked to call 517 676-8273 and leave their name, phone number, location of animal, and type of animal.

What We Do . . .

It is the mission of the Ingham County Sheriff's Office to assist the citizens of Ingham County in our mutual desire for a safe and secure community through our dedication to provide correctional, law enforcement, and related services at the highest possible standards, while respecting the rights of all.

The Sheriff's Office is located in Mason, Michigan and ranks 7th largest in size out of 83 departments in the State of Michigan. The Ingham County Jail ranks 5th largest in size, housing nearly 601 inmates. The Sheriff's Office is nationally recognized as a leader in both law enforcement and corrections.

Informational Tabs . . .