Michigan Inmate Search

Michigan

About Michigan Department of Correction

The Michigan Department of Correction is responsible on keeping records of those who are serving time in Michigan state prisons. The department of corrections uses OTIS. OTIS is a database with information given from the department of corrections, the courts, and state police.

Only offenders that have either in jail or under Michigan Department of Corrections supervision in the past 3 years will appear in OTIS. Those who have was incarcerated or under Michigan Department of Corrections supervision more than 3 years ago, will not be available for the public or in OTIS.

If you see incorrect information, you can contact the Michigan Department of Corrections at 517-373-6391.

Basic Information

Department Name Michigan Department of Correction
Official Website http://www.michigan.gov/corrections/
Currently Incarcerated Inmates http://mdocweb.state.mi.us/OTIS2/otis2.aspx
Location 206 East Michigan Avenue Grandview Plaza PO Box 30003 Lansing MI 48909
Phone Number (517) 335-1426

How to Do an Inmate Search in Michigan

When an offender is housed in a state prison, they are the property of the Department of Corrections Division. As stated above every state’s Department of Corrections Division has their own jail roster or database that the general public may use.

The Michigan Department of Corrections offender search database can be found on the official Michigan Department of Corrections website.

You can search the inmate list by using the following pieces of information:

The MDOC number will take precedence during all searches. The MDOC is a six-digit number. All incoming inmates will be assigned their MDOC number by the Michigan Department of Corrections. This will be the easiest and quickest way to locate an inmate.

If you decide to enter their MDOC number in the field provided, you will NOT need to enter their first and last name. However, the MDOC field will only show results for the EXACT number you have entered, so you will want to double check, if no results pop up.

If you don’t know the inmate’s MDOC number or there are no search results for the MDOC number you plugged in, the next thing you can do is search by the inmate’s first and last name.

When you finally get some search results, you will see a list of all inmates that fit the criteria you plugged in. This is not a release search. All inmates are currently sitting behind bars.

You will see the following pieces of information in the Michigan jails inmate search:

You can click on the inmate’s name to bring up their own personal file. When you do this, you will see the following information:

Types of Correctional Facilities in Michigan

List of Correctional Facilities in Michigan

There are 519 jails and prisons in Michigan.
Showing 1 – 50 of 519 results
Correctional Facility Name Type County
Alcona County Jail, Michigan County Jail Alcona County
Allegan County Juvenile Detention Center, Michigan County Jail Allegan County
Alger County Jail, Michigan County Jail Alger County
Allegan County Jail, Michigan County Jail Allegan County
Alpena County Jail, Michigan County Jail Alpena County
Antrim County Jail, Michigan County Jail Antrim County
Arenac County Jail, Michigan County Jail Arenac County
Baraga County Jail, Michigan County Jail Baraga County
Bay Pines Center - Baraga, Michigan State Prison Baraga County
Barry County Jail, Michigan County Jail Barry County
Bay County Jail, Michigan County Jail Bay County
Benzie County Jail, Michigan County Jail Benzie County
Bay County Juvenile Home, Michigan County Jail Bay County
Berrien County Jail, Michigan County Jail Berrien County
Branch County Jail, Michigan County Jail Branch County
Cass County Jail, Michigan County Jail Cass County
Calhoun County Juvenile Home, Michigan County Jail Calhoun County
Berrien County Juvenile Center, Michigan County Jail Berrien County
Charlevoix County Jail, Michigan County Jail Charlevoix County
Cheboygan County Jail, Michigan County Jail Cheboygan County
Chippewa County Correctional Facility, Michigan County Jail Chippewa County
Bay Pines Center - Chippewa, Michigan State Prison Chippewa County
Clare County Jail, Michigan County Jail Clare County
Clinton County Jail, Michigan County Jail Clinton County
Crawford County Jail, Michigan County Jail Crawford County
Shawono Juvenile Center, Michigan State Prison Crawford County
Delta County Correctional Facility, Michigan County Jail Delta County
Bay Pines Center - Delta, Michigan State Prison Delta County
Eaton County Youth Facility, Michigan County Jail Eaton County
Dickinson County Jail, Michigan County Jail Dickinson County
Eaton County Jail, Michigan County Jail Eaton County
Bay Pines Center - Dickinson, Michigan State Prison Dickinson County
Emmet County Jail & Correctional Facility, Michigan County Jail Emmet County
Gladwin County Jail, Michigan County Jail Gladwin County
Genesee County Jail, Michigan County Jail Genesee County
Genesee Valley Regional Center MI, Michigan County Jail Genesee County
Gogebic County Jail, Michigan County Jail Gogebic County
Bay Pines Center - Gogebic, Michigan State Prison Gogebic County
Houghton County Jail, Michigan County Jail Houghton County
Hillsdale County Jail, Michigan County Jail Hillsdale County
Gratiot County Jail, Michigan County Jail Gratiot County
Grand Traverse County Correctional Facility, Michigan County Jail Grand Traverse County
Bay Pines Center - Houghton, Michigan State Prison Houghton County
Huron County Jail, Michigan County Jail Huron County
Lansing Jail, Michigan City Jail Ingham County
Ingham County Jail, Michigan County Jail Ingham County
Ingham County Youth Center, Michigan County Jail Ingham County
Ionia County Jail, Michigan County Jail Ionia County
Iosco County Jail, Michigan County Jail Iosco County
Bay Pines Center - Iron, Michigan State Prison Iron County
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