Search Inmates in Allegan County, Michigan. Results May Include: Arrests, Bookings, Arrest Date, Mugshot, Sentence, Offense, Court File #, MCL #, Conviction Type, Probation Sentences, Supervision Conditions.

Allegan County Michigan Sheriff Overview

Allegan County is located in the southwest region of Michigan. It was founded in 1831. It was named by American geographer Henry Rowe Schoolcraft who combined words and syllables from the Native American languages, Latin, and Arabic to create a faux Indian name. The county seat is also named Allegan. The zip codes in Allegan County are 49311, 49314, 49070, 49323, 49010, 49328, 49450, 49335, 49453, 49090, 49026, 49344, 49348, 49406, 49408, 49416, 49056, and 49419.

Sheriff Frank Baker is the highest ranking law enforcement officer in Allegan County. His second-in-command is Undersheriff Mike Larsen who is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Sheriff’s Office. Lt. Jim Miller is the Jail Administrator of the Allegan County Corrections Center. You can reach any of these officers by calling the Sheriff’s Office at (269) 673-0500.

Allegan County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 640 River St., Allegan, MI 49010

Phone: (269) 673-0500

Inmate Search in Allegan County Jail

The Allegan County Correction Center does not have an online roster of inmates currently housed in the facility. To locate an inmate here, you can contact the jail at 866-516-0115.   

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates confined in the Allegan County Correction center are allowed to maintain contact with family and friends through video visitation. Visits can be done locally in the video visitation room located in the main lobby or done remotely using an internet device with a camera. All visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.

If scheduling a local visit (in the video visitation room, located in the main lobby): the video visitation is open Monday – Friday from 7:50am-4:00pm; excluding major holidays (Holiday Closure Dates). Visits can be scheduled beginning at 8:00am, with the last one at 4:00pm. If you have questions and need help with scheduling a visit, call 866-516-0115. You can also schedule video visits by going to

Each visitor is required to register  upon arrival. Only 2 visitors allowed at each station in the visitation area at a time, this includes children over the age of 2. No nudity or suggestive clothing will be allowed. Cell phones are not allowed inside the visitation area.

To deposit money into an inmate’s account, you must use the kiosk located in the visitation lobby or visit You can also send a money order made out in the inmate’s name via mail. The envelope must only contain the money order and addressed to “Allegan County Jail, c/o Inmate’s Name”.

Only postcards, no bigger than 5 x 7”, can be sent to inmates via the US Postal Service. They must be plain white and have metered postage. Inmates are also allowed to receive subscriptions to magazines and newspapers through the


Working at the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office:

A Deputy Sheriff in Allegan County can earn a starting salary of $19.36 per hour. The ceiling wage for this position is $28.08 per hour. A Deputy Sheriff is expected to fulfill patrol functions as well as to perform the following duties – traffic control, crime investigation, report writing, motorist assistance, and rendering first aid.

To become a Deputy Sheriff, you must at least be 21 years of age and a high school graduate (or its GED equivalent). You need to be certifiable as a police officer in the State of Michigan. Applicants will undergo a written exam, drug test, a background check, and a physical agility test.

To apply for the Deputy Sheriff position in Allegan County, please call the Sheriff’s Office at (269) 673-0500.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law mandates that all sex offenders must be registered in the state and national sex offender databases. A sex offender is defined as an individual who has been convicted for a sexually oriented crime such as rape, child pornography, or prostitution. Anyone can access data on sex offenders residing in Allegan County by visiting

Keep in mind that you may get search results showing only the last known address of an offender. This is because some offenders do not obey the registration law.

Bail and Bondsman

An individual charged with a crime in Allegan County can be released from custody/jail through the process of bail. Bail is the money or value of property that you pledge to the court as collateral for the release of a pretrial inmate. This helps ensure that the defendant will show up on all of his scheduled court dates. Failure to do so means forfeiting the bail.

A defendant who cannot afford the bail amount set by the court can hire a bondsman to help them get released from jail. A bondsman charges 10% of the bail amount as his fee which is non-refundable. Once hired, he will sign a bond with the court, promising payment if the defendant fails to show up as promised.

Allegan 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:Allegan County Probation Department
Location:113 Chestnut Street, Allegan, Michigan, 49010
Allegan County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined167
Avg Daily Population166
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll37
Full time total employees38
Total salaries and wages2384209
Other operating expenditures477550
Total construction costs10435
Equipment, furnishings, etc41571
Year of original construction1963
Year of major renovation2003
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 112 NORTH WALNUT ST. ALLEGAN MI 49010

Allegan County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201661,542
Number Employed Annual Average, 201659,246
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20162,296
Unemployment Rate, 20163.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201555,611
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Allegan County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201412,668
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201511.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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