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Huron County Michigan Sheriff Overview

Huron County is located in East Central Michigan. It was established in 1859 and named after Lake Huron. The county seat is Bad Axe. The zip codes in Huron County are 48468, 48754, 48467, 48470, 48432, 48720, 48755, 48725, 48759, 48441, 48731, 48445, and 48413.

Sheriff Kelly J. Hanson is the highest ranking law enforcement officer in Huron County. You can reach him directly via email at hansonk@co.huron.mi.us. His second-in-command is Undersheriff Duane Miller. The Undersheriff is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the entire department. You can email him at millerd@co.huron.mi.us. The Huron County Jail is commanded by Jail Administrator Lt. Josh Powell. You can contact him at powellj@co.huron.mi.us.

Huron County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 120 South Heisterman Street, Bad Axe, MI 48413-1399

Phone: 989-269-6500

Fax: 989-269-9811

Inmate Search in Huron County Jail

The Huron County Jail does not maintain an online database of inmates currently incarcerated in the facility. If you want to locate a person in this jail, you can call (989) 269-6424.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Huron County Jail are allowed to visit with family and friends from Tuesday through Sunday at 8 am, 9 am, 10 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm. Visiting times are on the hour and ONLY on the hour. Also Tuesday evenings for females at 7:00p.m., 8:00p.m., and 9:00p.m. and Thursday nights for males at 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., and 9:00 p.m.

All visitors must be 18 years old to visit. Minors need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Visitors are required to sign in and present a valid photo ID or birth certificate.

Visits are on a first come, first serve basis. Each inmate is only allowed one visit each week, approximately one hour in length. The jail can only allow a maximum of 4 visitors per inmate.

Family and friends can deposit money into an inmate’s account. Visitors may give cash to an officer or mail a check or money order to the following address:

Huron County Jail

Attn: (Inmate Name)

120 S. Heisterman St.

Bad Axe MI, 48413

Working at the Huron County Sheriff’s Office:

The salary of a Deputy Sheriff in Huron County ranges from $19.86 per hour to $25.89 per hour. The duties of this position include patrolling the assigned areas within the county, enforcing laws, investigating crimes, providing motorist assistance, and responding to emergency calls.

The basic requirements of this position include the following:

– must be at least 21 years of age

– must be a high school graduate (or GED equivalent)

– must possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License

– must have no prior felony convictions

– must be MCOLES certified or certifiable

If you wish to apply for Deputy Sheriff in Huron County, you can download the form here. The completed form can be emailed to pulaskej@co.huron.mi.us.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

According to federal law, a sex offender must register his/her information in the state and national sex offender databases. A person who has been convicted for a sex offense such as rape, prostitution, and sex trafficking is considered a sex offender. To locate sex offenders in Huron County, you can go check the online registry at  

Keep in mind that you may get search results that only list last known addresses. This is because not all offenders submit their updated information.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the money pledged to the court in exchange for the temporary release of an inmate awaiting trial. It is used to guarantee the defendant’s presence at the trial once it starts. Failure to appear will result in bail getting revoked and forfeited.

A defendant who cannot post bail due to financial difficulties can still be allowed out of jail with the help of a bondsman. A bondsman can act as a surety, signing a bond with the court to secure the release of a defendant. The cost of a bondsman’s services is usually 10% of the bail amount. The fee is non-refundable.

Huron 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:Huron County Probation Department
Location:250 East Huron Avenue, Bad Axe, Michigan, 48413
Phone:989-269-9975
Fax:989-269-6159
Huron County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined53
Avg Daily Population18
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll10
Full time total employees10
Total salaries and wages500000
Other operating expenditures500000
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1953
Year of major renovation2003
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 120 SOUTH HEISTERMAN BAD AXE MI 48413

Huron County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201616,107
Number Employed Annual Average, 201615,302
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016805
Unemployment Rate, 20165.0
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201545,917
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Huron County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20143,662
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201511.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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