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Charlevoix County Michigan Sheriff Overview

Charlevoix County is located in the northern region of Michigan. It was established in 1869 and named in honor of a Jesuit missionary of the French Colonial era, Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix. The county seat is Charlevoix. The zip codes in Charlevoix County are 49782, 49720, 49727, 49712, 49729, 49795, 49713, 49730, and 49796.

The highest ranking law enforcement officer in Charlevoix County is Sheriff Charles Vondra. You can get in touch with him via email at [email protected]. His second-in-command is Undersheriff Todd Reeves. His email is [email protected]. The Jail Lieutenant for the Charlevoix County Jail is Derek Gaylord. You can reach him via email at [email protected].

Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 1000 Grant St., Charlevoix, MI 49720

Phone: 231-547-4461

Fax: 231-547-6720

Inmate Search in Charlevoix County Jail

The Charlevoix County Jail does not have an inmate roster available online. If you want to locate an individual currently housed in this facility, you need to get in touch with the Sheriff’s Office at 231-547-4461 or email Jail Lieutenant Derek Gaylord at [email protected].

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Charlevoix County Jail are allowed visitation on Saturdays and Sundays. The visitation schedule is as follows:

Female Inmates:  Sundays – 10am-Noon, 1pm-5pm, 6pm-8pm

Male Inmates: Saturdays – 10am-Noon, 1pm-5pm, 6pm-8pm

All visitors are required to present a picture ID and must be listed o the Inmate’s Approved Visitors List. Temporary ID cards and Driver’s Licenses that do not include a photograph must be accompanied by another photo ID.

Visitors below the age of 18 can only be included in the approved visitors list if he/she is a biological child, legal step-child, or sibling of an inmate. The adult visitor is responsible for supervising the small children.

Cameras and cellular phones are not allowed inside the visitation area. All visitors must follow the dress code of the jail. Holes in clothing, clothing that expose excessive skin or undergarments, and extremely form-fitting clothing will not be allowed.

To mail an Inmate a letter, please use the following format:

Inmate’s Name

Charlevoix County Jail

1000 Grant St.

Charlevoix, MI 49720

Correspondence with drawings, lipstick, messages, stickers, etc. on the outside of the envelope are not accepted and will be returned to sender. Photos containing lewd or lascivious images are not allowed. Polaroid photos are not allowed.

All incoming mail will be inspected by the Corrections Staff prior to being delivered to inmates.

Funds can be added into an inmate’s trust account online at Family and friends can also use the deposit kiosk in the main lobby of the Charlevoix County Jail.

Working at the Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office:

An entry level Deputy Sheriff in Charlevoix County can earn an hourly pay of $19.66 ($40,900 a year). The salary tops out at $23.89 per hour ($49,695 a year). A Deputy Sheriff is expected to maintain peace and order in the community, enforce laws and traffic regulations, investigate traffic accidents and crime, and provide assistance to the public.

To become a Deputy Sheriff, an individual must fulfill the following requirements:

– must be 21 years old

– must be a high school graduate or GED equivalent

– must be MCOLES certifiable

– must have a valid Michigan Driver’s License

– must pass a drug test

– must have no felony convictions

– must pass a written exam and physical agility test

– must pass a psychological evaluation

To apply for this position, you can inquire at the Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office by calling 231-547-4461.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

A sex offender is mandated by law to submit his information to local law enforcement for entry in the state and national sex offender registries. A person is classified as a sex offender if he/she has been found guilty of a sexually oriented crime such as sexual assault, child molestation, and prostitution. You can locate the sex offenders residing in Charlevoix County by going to

Bear in mind that you may get search results that only show last known addresses of some offenders. This is because some offenders fail to comply with the registration law.

Bail and Bondsman

A person charged with a crime in Charlevoix County can be released from jail while awaiting trial if he or she is able to post bail. Bail is the money used by the court as a form of collateral to ensure that the defendant returns for the trial once it starts. The money is forfeited if the defendant misses a court appearance.

A bondsman is a person who is in the business of acting as a surety for defendants who cannot post their own bail. The bondsman will sign a bond with the court to secure the defendant’s release and he is held responsible for paying the entire bond amount if the defendant violates the conditions of his release. A bondsman typically charges 10% of the bail amount as his non-refundable fee.

Charlevoix 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:Charlevoix County Probation Department
Location:301 State Street, Charlevoix, Michigan, 49720
Charlevoix County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined66
Avg Daily Population67
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll21
Full time total employees21
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1971
Year of major renovation2000
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Charlevoix County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201613,127
Number Employed Annual Average, 201612,437
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016690
Unemployment Rate, 20165.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201548,267
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Charlevoix County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20143,000
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201511.6
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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