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Alcona County Michigan Sheriff Overview

Alcona County is located in the central northeast region of Michigan. It was founded in 1840. Its name comes from an amalgamation of words from Native American languages, Arabic, Greek, and Latin which is supposed to mean “fine or excellent plain.” The county seat is Harrisville. The zip codes in Alcona County are 48721, 48762, 48728, 48738, 48740, 48742, 48745, and 48705.

Sheriff Douglas M. Atchison is the chief law enforcement officer in Alcona County. You can reach him at [email protected]. The Undersheriff is Matthew S. Perkins. As the Sheriff’s second-in-command, he is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the department. You can get in touch with him at [email protected].

Alcona County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 214 W. Main St., Harrisville, MI 48740

Phone: (989) 724-6271

Fax: (989) 724-6181

Inmate Search in Alcona County Jail

The Alcona County Jail does not have an online inmate roster. If you want to locate an inmate at this facility, you will need to get in touch with the Jail Administrator George Schrader at [email protected]. The Alcona County jail has a rated capacity of 31 beds.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Alcona County Jail are allowed to visit with family and friends. Visitors are required to show a valid photo ID upon signing in. Minors are not allowed to visit without a parent or legal guardian. Proof of guardianship may be required. All visitors are subject to search. Personal belongings will not be allowed inside the facility. All visitors must strictly adhere to the facility’s dress code. If you wish to learn the visiting hours for this jail, please call the Sheriff’s Office at (989) 724-6271.

Family and friends can deposit funds into an inmate’s commissary account online by visiting

Working at the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office:

An entry level Deputy Sheriff in Alcona County is paid an hourly salary of $19.36. The top pay for this position is $28.08 per hour.

As Deputy Sheriff, an individual is required to fulfill patrol functions as well as other responsibilities which include traffic control, crime prevention, crime investigation, building and property security, and rendering first aid.

To qualify for this position, an applicant must be at least 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma (or GED equivalent), and is certifiable as a police officer in the state of Michigan.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law states that all sex offenders must have their information recorded into the national and state sex offender databases. A sex offender is an individual who has been found guilty of a sexually oriented crime such as rape, child pornography, and prostitution. Residents of Alcona County can visit

to locate any sex offenders living in their neighborhood. Keep in mind that the state police cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information listed in the database because some sex offenders do not update their registration. You may find that some records will only show last known addresses of offenders.

Bail and Bondsman

An accused person can be released from jail while awaiting trial through the process called bail. Bail is the money or property pledged to the court to help guarantee the defendant’s appearance at the trial. If he does not return to court, the money or property is forfeited.

A bondsman is used when an accused is unable to afford the bail amount set by the court. The bondsman typically charges a non-refundable fee equal to 10% of the entire bail amount. 

Alcona County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Alcona County Probation Department
Location:106 North 5th Street, Harrisville, Michigan, 48740
Alcona County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined33
Avg Daily Population32
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll8
Full time total employees8
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1962
Year of major renovation1988
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Alcona County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20163,842
Number Employed Annual Average, 20163,559
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016283
Unemployment Rate, 20167.4
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201537,618
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Alcona County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20141,610
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201515.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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