Ingham County Sheriff
                Gene L. Wriggelsworth
                (517) 676-2431

                 Welcome to the Ingham County Sheriff's Office

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.

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



For more information regarding inmate services and visitation by friends, family, and professionals, click here.


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If you have a concern about a Inmate's welfare in the Ingham County Correctional Facility, please contact the on-duty Correctional Supervisor at (517) 676-8312.

 If you have an emergency, please contact 911 for assistance. 


Funds can be deposited into an inmate's commissary account via Express Account at (866) 422-6833 or   A kiosk to deposit money is also available at the correctional facility inside the vestibule to the lobby.