Sheriff's Office

Sheriff's Office

COVID-19 UPDATE 1/03/2022: 


Masks are required in all Ingham County facilities - including the Sheriff's Office - regardless of vaccination status.

Copies of reports can be requested online at and pistol registrations may be placed in the lock box inside the Central Records vestibule.  These services are for Ingham County residents only.

The Ingham County Sheriff’s Office is committed to the health and safety of the public and our employees. With the recent area surge in Covid-19 cases our Central Records services will be available by appointment only effective until at least Feb 1, 2022..

Please click here to schedule an appointment or call 517-676-8224


Sheriff Scott WriggelsworthIngham County Sheriff
Scott Wriggelsworth
(517) 676-2431

Sheriff's Direct Line:
(517) 676-8205


"Our Family Protecting Yours Since 1838"

MISSION: Provide Correctional, Law Enforcement, and Support Service excellence in partnership with our community.

VISION: To set the standard in Corrections and Law Enforcement through leadership, innovation, and a commitment to excellence.


  • Honor
  • Courage
  • Commitment
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability

The Sheriff's Office is located in Mason, Michigan and is one of the largest in size out of 83 departments in the State of Michigan. The Ingham County Jail houses up to nearly 500 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.


Chief Deputy
Darin Southworth
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 Field Services Captain
 Corrections Captain

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