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

Cass County Michigan Sheriff Overview

Cass County is located in the southwest region of Michigan. It was established in 1829 and named in honor of then Michigan Territorial Governor, Lewis Cass. The county seat is Cassopolis. The zip codes in Cass County are 49031, 49112, 49047, 49130, 49095, and 49061.

The head law enforcement officer in Cass County is Sheriff Richard J. Behnke. You can reach him at 269-445-2481. The County Clerk for Cass County is Ms. Monica Kennedy. She is responsible for the safekeeping of all county court records as well as issuing marriage licenses. You can reach her at (269) 445-4412.

Cass County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 321 N M62 Hwy, Cassopolis, MI 49031

Phone: (269)445-2481

Inmate Search in Cass County Jail

The Cass County Jail does not have an online roster of inmates currently detained in the facility. If you wish to locate an individual here, you will need to get in touch with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office at (269)445-2481.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Cass County Jail are allowed to visit with family and friends. The visitation times are based on the last name of the inmate. Each inmate is allowed two 30-minute visits on their visitation day. A maximum of 2 visitors is allowed to visit at a time. Visitors below 17 years old must be in the company of a parent or legal guardian.

Visitation Schedule


Inmates with last name beginning with letters “A-H”

Female Inmates: 6:00pm – 7:00pm  

Male Inmates: 7:00pm – 10:30pm


Inmates with last name beginning with letters “I-P”

Female Inmates: 6:00pm – 7:00pm  

Male Inmates: 7:00pm – 10:30pm


Maximum Security Inmates and Juvenile Inmates

Call the Jail for visitation times


Inmates with last name beginning with letters “Q-Z”

Female Inmates: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Male Inmates: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

To send mail to an inmate at this facility, you must address it in the following manner:

Inmate Name

C/O Cass County Office of Sheriff

321 N M62

Cassopolis, MI  49031

To send funds to an inmate, you can do the following:

– deposit money online at

– deposit money using the EZ Kiosk in the lobby of the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

– cash is also accepted by the Sheriff’s Office.

Working at the Cass County Sheriff’s Office:

A Road Patrol Deputy earns a starting salary of $19.66 an hour or $40,900 annually and top out at $23.89 an hour or $49,695 annually. His/her duties include enforcing laws and traffic regulations, investigating crime, and providing general assistance to the public.

The minimum requirements for this position are as follows:

– age 21 or older

– possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License

– be a United States citizen MCOLES licensed or certifiable

– must pass a background investigation

– must pass a physical exam

– must pass a psychological evaluation

– must pass a drug screening

– must possess normal visual functions in each eye

– muss possess 20/20 corrected vision in each eye

– must possess normal color vision

If you wish to apply for this position, you can download the application form here. Completed applications can be dropped off at the Sheriff’s Office or emailed to Lt. Tom Jacobs at [email protected].

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law mandates that a sex offender must provide his information to local law enforcement for registration in the state and national sex offender database. A sex offender is defined as a person who has a conviction for a sexually motivated offense such as rape, child pornography, and sex trafficking. Anyone can have access to the information of sex offenders residing in Cass County by visiting

It is important to note that some sex offenders do not update their information in the registry. This may result in entries that only list last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

A pretrial inmate is allowed to remain out of jail as long as he/she has posted bail – money or value of property lodged with the court. Bail is used by the court to guarantee that the defendant will appear before the court once the trial starts. Missing a court appearance will result in the bail getting forfeited.

If the defendant cannot afford to pay the bail set by the court, he can still secure his release with the help of a bondsman. To hire a bondsman, the defendant will have to pay 10% of the bail amount to him. This fee is non-refundable.

Cass 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:Cass County Probation Department
Location:120 North Broadway Street, Cassopolis, Michigan, 49031
Cass County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined124
Avg Daily Population142
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll27
Full time total employees33
Total salaries and wages1139398
Other operating expenditures434009
Total construction costs562024
Equipment, furnishings, etc6253
Year of original construction1990
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 321 M-62 NORTH CASSOPOLIS MI 49031

Cass County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201624,469
Number Employed Annual Average, 201623,354
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,115
Unemployment Rate, 20164.6
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201549,889
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Cass County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20147,530
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201514.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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