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Ionia County Michigan Sheriff Overview

Ionia County is located in the central region of Michigan. It was established in 1831 and named after a Grecian province. The county seat is also called Ionia. The zip codes in Ionia County are 48851, 48860, 48865, 48870, 48834, 48846, 48881, 48815, and 48849.

The chief law enforcement officer in Ionia County is Sheriff Dale Miller. The Undersheriff is Charles Noll. He is in charge of overseeing the daily operations of the entire Sheriff’s Office. You can get in touch with the command staff by calling (616) 527-5383.

Ionia County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 133 Adams Street, Ionia, MI 48846

Phone: (616) 527-5383

Inmate Search in Ionia County Jail

The Ionia County Correctional Center does not maintain an online roster of inmates currently incarcerated in the facility. If you wish to locate an individual at this jail, you can call (616) 527-5390.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Ionia County Correctional Center is encouraged to maintain contact with family and friends through visitation. All visitors must present a valid picture ID. Visitors under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a legal guardian or parent. All visitors will be subject to search. Electronic devices will not be allowed inside the visitation area.

Inmates are allowed one 30-minute visit per week as well as 5 preapproved visitors. Each visitor must fill out an application to visit by Friday. Visitors who have not done this will not be allowed to visit until the following weekend.

The visiting hours are as follows:


A, B & C Units 9AM – 11AM

D Unit 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

E Unit 2:30 PM- 4:30 PM

J,M &I Units 4:30 PM– 5 PM

H Unit 8PM – 10PM


All Females 9AM – 11AM

F Unit 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

G Unit 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

GYM 4:30 PM – 5 PM

N Unit 8PM – 10PM

Inmates are only allowed to receive plain white postcards no bigger than 3 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ through the United States Postal Service. Postcards must be addressed as follows:

Ionia County Correctional Center

c/o Inmate’s Name

133 E. Adams St.,

Ionia, MI 48846.

Money orders can also be mailed to an inmate. The money order must be made out in the inmate’s name. The envelope must not contain any correspondence.

The Lobby Cashier also accepts deposits to an inmate’s account. The inmate’s jacket number or date of birth is required.

A MoneyGram can be purchased and sent electronically by visiting Walmart. The following information will be necessary:

– Company Name: SSC Inmate Funding

– Receive Code: 7950

– Account number: Y70 (Ionia County Facility ID)

Family and friends can also make deposits online at GovPay.Net and or call 1-888-277-2535. The information you will need for these transactions are:

– inmate/resident name

– inmate/resident number

– facility code – Y70

– Pay location code: #5500

Working at the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office:

The salary range of a Deputy Sheriff is $19.86 per hour to $25.89 per hour. The job description includes performing the following activities: enforcing laws, providing motorist assistance, investigating crimes, and responding to emergency calls.

The basic requirements for this position are as follows:

– must be 21 years old or above

– must have a high school diploma (or GED equivalent)

– must have a valid Michigan Driver’s License

– must have no prior felony convictions

– must be MCOLES certified or certifiable

To apply for Deputy Sheriff in Ionia County, you can call (616) 527-5383.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Based on federal law, all sex offenders need to submit their information to local law enforcement which will be entered into the state and national sex offender registries. A person is classified a sex offender if he or she has been convicted for a sexually oriented crime such as rape, child pornography, and prostitution. Anyone can go to

to view the list of sex offenders residing in Ionia County. Keep in mind that some of the records in the database only contain last known addresses. This is because not all offenders register their updated information.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the money a defendant puts down as a form of collateral with the court in exchange for his temporary release from custody while awaiting trial. If the defendant violates the conditions of his release, bail is revoked and forfeited.

A defendant who cannot afford to post bail can hire a bondsman to post bail on his behalf. A bondsman can act as a surety for a fee. The fee is usually 10% of the bail amount and it is non-refundable.

Ionia 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:Ionia County Probation Department
Location:101 West Main Street, Ionia, Michigan, 48846
Ionia County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined130
Avg Daily Population119
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll26
Full time total employees26
Total salaries and wages0
Other operating expenditures0
Total construction costs0
Equipment, furnishings, etc0
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 133 E. ADAMS STREET IONIA MI 48846

Ionia County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201629,758
Number Employed Annual Average, 201628,549
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,209
Unemployment Rate, 20164.1
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201551,013
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Ionia County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20148,342
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201514.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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