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Oakland County Michigan Sheriff Overview

Oakland County is located in the southeast region of Michigan. It was founded in 1819 and later organized in 1820. The county seat is Pontiac. The zip codes in Oakland County are 48301, 48302, 48306, 48304, 48308, 48307, 48309, 48321, 48320, 48323, 48322, 48325, 48324, 48327, 48326, 48329, 48328, 48331, 48335, 48334, 48340, 48336, 48342, 48341, 48346, 48343, 48348, 48347, 48350, 48357, 48356, 48012, 48360, 48009, 48359, 48362, 48366, 48017, 48363, 48370, 48367, 48374, 48025, 48371, 48375, 48380, 48030, 48377, 48382, 48034, 48381, 48037, 48386, 48383, 48390, 48387, 48393, 48067, 48069, 48071, 48070, 48073, 48072, 48075, 48076, 48083, 48442, 48085, 48084, 48098, 48462, 48165, 48178, 48220, 48033, and 48237.

Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard is the highest ranking law enforcement officer in Oakland County. Undersheriff Michael G. McCabe is the Sheriff’s right-hand man. He oversees the day-to-day operations of the Sheriff’s Office, acts as the Sheriff’s Chief of Staff, and aids in the oversight of the department’s $147 million dollar annual budget. You can get in touch with these officers by calling 248-858-5000​​.

Oakland County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Pontiac, MI 48341

Phone: 248-858-5001, 248-858-4951​​

Inmate Search in Oakland County Jail

The Oakland County Jail has an

of inmates currently housed in the facility. To locate an inmate here, you can type in the inmate’s last name in the search box or scroll down the list which is arranged alphabetically. Each inmate’s file contains his booking photo, full name, inmate ID, gender, jail location, birth date, booking date, and charges.

The Sheriff’s Office posts the Most Wanted Felons in Oakland County

If you have information that may lead to the apprehension of an individual listed on this page, please call 1-888-TURN-1-IN or 1-800-773-2587.​​

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

All visits to inmates at the Oakland County Jail are video visitation. Only adults (18 years old and above) are allowed to visit, except for N-Dorm Inmate Workers who are allowed to visit with 1 child accompanied by an adult. All inmates, except for Inmate Workers, are allowed one 30-minute visit per week. Visitation week begins each Wednesday. Inmate workers are allowed two 30-minute visits.

Visits are not allowed on Mondays and Tuesdays, except for professional visits. Visitation will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.  All visitors will be required to create an account through Visits must be scheduled 48 hours in advance, but no more than 2 weeks in advance.

Visiting hours are as follows:

Wednesday through Friday

1:15 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday

9:15 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:00 p.m.

Mail can be sent to an inmate using the following format:

Inmate Name (cell location and Inmate Number)

P.O. Box 436017

Pontiac, MI 48343

Inmates can only receive plain cards and letters via the US Postal Service. Incoming mail that have ink stamps, glitter, white out, lipstick, tape, perfume, etc. will not be allowed.

A money order can be sent to an inmate via mail at the following address:

P.O. Box 436017

Pontiac, MI 48343

The staff at the Main Jail Visitation Lobby will also accept money (cash or money orders) from Monday through Friday between 8am to 8:30pm and on Saturdays from 7am to 8:30pm.

Working at the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office:

A Corrections Deputy with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is paid an annual salary of $36,686.78 – $60,214.44. As a Corrections Deputy, an individual is expected to maintain and enforce procedures and regulations that will ensure the security and safety of the jail and its inmates. This includes screening visitors, transporting inmates to authorized facilities, and monitoring inmates.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

– must be 18 years old and a US citizen

– must be a high school graduate or GED equivalent

– must have successfully completed the minimum standards outlined in the Michigan Sheriffs’ Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC)

– have no prior felony convictions

– have 20/20 vision in each eye

– possess a valid driver’s license

– have normal corrected hearing in each ear

If you want to learn of any openings with the Sheriff’s Office, you can call 248-858-5001.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

A sex offender is someone with a conviction for a sexually-motivated offense such as sexual assault, rape, and child pornography. Federal law requires such an offender to register his or her information in the state and national sex offender databases in the interest of public safety. To access data on sex offenders living in Oakland County, you can visit

It is important to note that you may get search results showing records that only contain a last known address or incomplete address of an offender. This is because not all offenders comply with the law.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the money lodged with the court to secure the release of a pretrial inmate from custody. It serves to ensure the court that the defendant will fulfill all his court obligations. If he violates any of the conditions of his release, he forfeits the money.

A defendant who cannot post bail due to a lack of funds can still get released from jail with the help of a bondsman. A bondsman can act as a surety to secure the release of a defendant for a fee which is usually 10% of the bail amount.

Oakland 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:Oakland County Probation Department
Location:1200 North Telegraph Road, Pontiac, Michigan, 48341
Oakland County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined2010
Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll474
Full time total employees524
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable


Oakland County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016648,101
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016620,699
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 201627,402
Unemployment Rate, 20164.2
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201570,150
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Oakland County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014114,976
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20159.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)
Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 at 11:15am
Midnight shift has its perks such as being able to enjoy beautiful spring sunrises at the end of the shift! Deputy Henry was able to catch this great shot at the Proud Lake Boat Launch in Commerce Township. Happy Tuesday!
Monday, March 29th, 2021 at 10:06am
What a wonderful shot taken by Deputy Palazzolo last night while on patrol in Addison Township. A genuine reminder that spring is here and warmer weather is ahead. Happy Monday!
Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 at 10:21am
As a reminder, there will be a statewide tornado drill today at 1pm. Sirens in the area will be tested and weather radios will be sending test alerts.
Monday, March 22nd, 2021 at 5:50pm
Rest in Peace, Chief Posavetz. We will take it from here. Our hearts are with the men and women of the Clinton Township Police Department during this difficult time.
Monday, March 22nd, 2021 at 5:29pm
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Monday, March 22nd, 2021 at 1:08pm
This week is Severe Weather Awareness week in Michigan. On Wednesday, March 24th at 1pm, there will be a statewide tornado drill. Use this as an opportunity to discuss severe weather plans with your family and devise a plan in case of a tornado.
Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 at 7:30pm
STAY OFF THE ICE! It has been too warm and is too late in the season to test the integrity of the ice. We have had three people go through the ice today as a result of warmer temperatures. Stay safe out there and be smart around water.
Thursday, March 4th, 2021 at 2:57pm
Want to Join the OCSO as a Deputy Corrections Officer? Come take the Local Corrections Officer Physical Abilities Test on March 27 at no cost to you. After the test, you can learn more about how to join our team. contact Sgt. Behrend at behrendb
Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 2:17pm
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Monday, January 25th, 2021 at 7:27pm
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