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

Kalamazoo County Michigan Sheriff Overview

Kalamazoo County is located in Southwest Michigan. It was founded in 1830 and its name is believed to be derived from an Indian word “Kikalamazoo” which means “the mirage or reflecting river.” The county seat is also called Kalamazoo. The zip codes in Kalamazoo County are 49002, 49001, 49071, 49004, 49006, 49008, 49078, 49007, 49077, 49080, 49009, 49012, 49081, 49083, 49087, 49088, 49019, 49024, 49097, 49034, 49041, 49048, 49052, 49053, and 49060.

Sheriff Richard C. Fuller III is the head law enforcement officer in Kalamazoo County. His second-in-command is Undersheriff Paul G. Matyas. As Undersheriff, he is in charge of overseeing the day-to-day operations of the entire department. You can reach the command staff of the Sheriff’s Office at (269) 383-8821.

Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 1500 Lamont, Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Phone: (269) 383-8821

Inmate Search in Kalamazoo County Jail

The Kalamazoo County Jail maintains an

of the inmates currently incarcerated in the facility. To locate a person in this jail, you can search the database by entering any of the following information: inmate #, last name, first name, middle name, booking date range, age range, billing agency, arresting agency, and gender. You can also click on the first letter of the inmate’s last name. The information found on each inmate’s record includes the inmate’s physical details, age, education, inmate #, booking details, booking photo, and charge details (including bond type and amount).  

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Visitation of inmates at the Kalamazoo County Jail are Tuesday through Friday from 8am to 4pm. High maximum security inmates do not get visits. High security inmates get one free visit per week. Medium and Minimum Security inmates get two free visits per week. Inmates are responsible for informing family and friends of their classification and visitation privileges.

Additional visits are allowed for a fee set by Telmate, the visitation vendor. Certain housing areas of the jail can receive remote video visits for a fee determined by Telmate.

Onsite personal visits are held Tuesday through Friday at the following times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

All visits must be scheduled by 10pm the day before the intended visit. Scheduling visits can be done using the Telmate kiosk at the Healy St. Visitation Center during business hours 8am to 4pm and at the Sheriff’s Office lobby 24/7. You can also register for visits online by going to

All visitors are required to present a valid government photo ID with a current and correct address upon sign up. Visits are first come, first served. Cell phones are not allowed to be used in the Visitation Center. No Children under the age of 12 are allowed in the visitation room. All visitors under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Family and friends can deposit money into an inmate’s account via the following options:

– Canteen Services Kiosk in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office (24/7) and at the Visitation Center (Tuesday through Friday, 8am to 4pm).

– go online at

Working at the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office:

The entry level salary of a Deputy in Kalamazoo County is $19.36 hourly. The top pay is $28.08 hourly. A deputy is expected to enforce laws, investigate crimes and traffic accidents, render first aid, respond to emergency calls, and provide motorist assistance.

This position within the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office requires MCOLES certification, a college education, no felony or disqualifying misdemeanors, a valid Michigan driver’s license, and no visible tattoos. Candidates must also be at least 21 years of age and pass a thorough background investigation, a drug screen, and a psychological evaluation.

To check for openings for this position in the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office, you can visit here.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

According to federal law, a sex offender must have his information entered into the state and national sex offender registries. These databases are utilized to keep track of offenders and to increase public awareness and safety. Going online at  

will allow you to access information on sex offenders residing in Kalamazoo County. Bear in mind that not all offenders will register their information. As such, there may be times when you see records that only list last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the amount of money set by the court that must be paid before they will grant the release of a defendant from custody while the trial is still pending. The bail ensures that the defendant will appear in court once the trial commences. The defendant forfeits the money if he misses a court appearance.

A defendant who does not have enough money to post bail can pay a bondsman to act as a surety and post bail on his behalf. A bondsman usually charges 10% of the bail amount as his non-refundable fee.

Kalamazoo 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:Kalamazoo County Probation Department
Location:1421 Healy Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49048
Kalamazoo County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined350
Avg Daily Population358
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll100
Full time total employees101
Total salaries and wages5941300
Other operating expenditures1265600
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etc150000
Year of original construction1972
Year of major renovation1994
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Kalamazoo County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016132,145
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016126,996
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20165,149
Unemployment Rate, 20163.9
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201552,252
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Kalamazoo County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201440,161
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201516.0
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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