Ingham County Sheriff

Gene L. Wriggelsworth

(517) 676-2431

What's New . . .

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

The Ingham County Sheriff's Office announces the implementation of Video Visitation at the Ingham County Jail.

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Inmate Visiting Center
Ingham County Sheriff's Inmate Visiting Center
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The Visitor’s Lobby of the Correctional Facility can be easily accessed from the Cedar Street (exit 66) of US 127. Proceed East on Cedar Street to Buhl Avenue.  Visiting hours are listed below.

NOTICE TO ALL VISITORS - Metal Detector Policy - Reading Materials Policy

Inmate Visiting:

Visitation will occur five (5) days a week (Monday through Friday).

Each inmate who is not on discipline will be allowed one free visit.  The duration of that visit is 20 minutes.

Visitation is on a first come, first serve basis as follows and as scheduling permits:

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

All visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.  Visits will be scheduled via the Internet or by using the video visitation kiosk located in the visitation booths at:

 Jail Lobby
 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.      
Monday through Friday
 Human Services Building      
 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Clergy, attorneys, medical social services, parole/probation, police personnel and other associated agencies may visit and/or interview inmates face-to-face during the course of normal working hours.  Personnel using this privilege must be able to show proper identification.

1)  Valid driver's license, government issued identification card of other valid picture identification.
2)  Children/infants are considered visitors and must show valid identification (examples: School identification. Birth Certificate. Social Security Card or Amber Alert identification.)
3) Home Address.
4)  Valid telephone number.
1)  The Lobby has the ability to monitor all visits.  Attorney visits will be monitored by video only.
2)  Any misuse or abuse to the visitation machines will result in termination of the visit and possible criminal/disciplinary action.
3)  The inmate and visitor must remain properly dressed.  No underclothing shall be exposed.  No nudity.
4)  Inappropriate gestures, profanity, yelling, loud talking, excessive emotionalism, or any type of disruptive behavior will not be permitted.
5)  No more that two (2) visitors will visit at a time; this includes children of all ages.  Visitors under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult.
6)  Each visitor must check in 15 minutes prior to the scheduled visit.  Visitors arriving late will only receive the balance of the remaining visiting time or may not be allowed to visit, depending on the circumstances.
7)  Visitors appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will no be permitted in the visitation area.
8)  Cell phones or other similar recording or communication devices (audio or visual) are prohibited in the Jail Lobby or visitation rooms and while having a home visit.

Anyone caught having a cell phone during a video visit will have their visit terminated immediately and that visitor will be denied any more future visits until meeting with Major Davis.
9)  Only those scheduled to visit will be allowed in the visitation area.  Visitors are required to remain in the visitation booth during visits.  If the visitor leaves the visitation booth then the visit will be terminated.
10)  Any problems with audio or video reception must be reported to the staff immediately.
11)  The Ingham County Sheriff's Office reserves the right to cancel any visitation times, if it is in the best interest of the security of the facility.

To schedule a video visitation, click here.

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