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

Sanilac County Michigan Sheriff Overview

Sanilac County is located in East Central Michigan. It was created in 1822 and believed to be named in honor of Sanilac, a Huron (Wyandot) chief. The county seat is Sandusky. The zip codes in Sanilac County are 48469, 48472, 48471, 48475, 48410, 48401, 48419, 48422, 48426, 48427, 48434, 48450, 48454, 48456, 48466, and 48465.

The chief law enforcement officer in Sanilac County is Sheriff Garry Biniecki. You can reach him at 810-648-8350. His second-in-command is Undersheriff Bradley A. Roff. You can get in touch with the Undersheriff at 810-648-8355. The Sanilac County Jail is headed by Jail Administrator Lt. Nick Romzek. You can reach him at 810-648-8339.

Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 65 North Elk Street, Sandusky, MI 48471
Phone: (810) 648-2000 or (800) 881-5911
Fax: 810-648-5162

Inmate Search in Sanilac County Jail

The Sanilac County Jail does not have an inmate roster available online. If you want to locate an individual at this facility, you can call the Inmate Information line at 810-648-8338.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

All inmates are afforded the privilege of visitation with family and friends through video provided by Securus Technologies. Each inmate will be allowed two scheduled 25-minute onsite visit per week. Inmates are responsible for providing the facility with an approved visitors’ list that contains 6 names. Children below 17 years old must be accompanied by an adult to visit. Adult visitors must sign in and present picture identification before admission into the visitation area. All visits will be supervised and visitors are subject to a search. No cell phones, purses, cigarettes, lighters or weapons allowed.

Visitors must have their names on the inmate’s visitor list with the exception of the inmate’s minor children. All visitors must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the scheduled visit. A maximum of 2 people per visit is allowed plus the minor children of the inmate. You can register for inmate video visitation here.

Inmates can also receive mail via the US Postal Service. General mail may contain the following items: one store-bought or homemade greeting card (no larger than 5” by 8”) and/or no more than ten pages of handwritten or typed correspondence, two small newspaper clippings, two photographs no larger than 3” by 5”, and authorized money.

To send mail to an inmate, you must address it in the following manner:

Inmate’s Name / Housing Location (if known)
Sanilac County Jail
65 N. Elk St.
Sandusky, MI 48471

To send money to an inmate, you can deposit money using the kiosk in the lobby any day of the week. You can also deposit money by calling 866-394-0490 or going online at

Working at the Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office:

A Deputy Sheriff is paid a starting salary of $19.36 per hour. The top pay is $28.08 per hour. He or she performs the following functions: patrol functions, law enforcement, criminal investigations, motorist assistance, and emergency response.

The minimum requirements for this position are as follows:

– 21 years old or above
– high school graduate or GED equivalent
– MCOLES certified or certifiable
– no felony convictions
– valid driver’s license in Michigan

All candidates will be expected to take a written exam, an interview, a drug test, a physical fitness test, and a psychological evaluation.

To apply for this position, you need to download the form Here and submit it to the Sheriff’s Office.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

According to federal law, sex offenders must submit their information to local law enforcement so that it may be filed in the state and national sex offender registries. A person with a conviction for a sex crime such as rape, prostitution, and child pornography is labeled a sex offender. Everyone is allowed access to sex offender registries. You can get information on sex offenders in your Sanilac County by going to

Take note that some offenders do not register their information as required by law. You may find some records containing last known addresses of offenders instead of current ones.

Bail and Bondsman

The court requires a pretrial inmate to put down money as a form of collateral to secure his or her release from custody. This is what is known as bail. The money will be used to ensure that the defendant keeps his promise to return to court once the trial starts. If he fails to appear, the money is forfeited.

A defendant is unable to come up with enough money for bail can hire a bondsman to act as a surety on his behalf. The cost of hiring a bondsman is usually 10% of the bail amount. Unlike bail, the bondsman’s fee cannot be refunded even if you comply with all of the court’s demands throughout the trial.

Sanilac 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:Sanilac County Probation Department
Location:60 Sanilac Road, Sandusky, Michigan, 48471
Sanilac County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined102
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Full time payroll18
Full time total employees18
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Other operating expendituresnot applicable
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Year of original constructionnot applicable
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Address: 65 N. ELK ST. SANDUSKY MI 48471

Sanilac County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201619,402
Number Employed Annual Average, 201618,237
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,165
Unemployment Rate, 20166.0
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201541,861
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Sanilac County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20146,832
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201516.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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