Property release times:
Monday - Thursday 7am - 9pm
Friday and Sunday 7am - 3pm
Saturday No releases
Any prisoner in custody may elect to have their VALUABLE property items ONLY released during incarceration.
Valuables are items such as keys, pagers, cell phones, wallets, jewelry and other such items.
Clothing are items of clothing such as pants, shirts, shoes, etc.
Prisoners transferred to Prison:
When an inmate is transferred to Prison their property will be boxed up and held for 14 days.
Any prisoner who is transferred to prison may designate up to two persons to collect their belongings from the jail. The property is held for 14 days from the time of their transfer. Prison Ride out Property Releases are conducted Monday-Thursday from 9am-9pm, Fridays 9am-3pm and Sundays 9am-3pm
All unclaimed property is disposed of or destroyed after 14 days.
Valid photo ID is required to authorize release of property.
OFFICE HOURS ARE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY, 6AM TO 2PM.
(586)-307-9542 for specific questions about Inmate Funds (i.e. To request former inmate's balance of funds to be transferred, forwarded or released).
Account Balances are NOT given out for prisoners!
To DEPOSIT funds for current inmates: Up to $380 may be deposited into prisoner's accounts each week.
Online: Go to www.GovPayNOW.com 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or call 888-604-7888
It's easy, all you need is your credit card or debit card.
Internet Service Fee:3.5%(Minimum$3.50)
Phone Service Fee:4.75%(Minimum$5.00)
In Person: Money may be deposited into an inmate's account by using cash or credit card at the kiosk in the jail lobby.
By Mail: No money is accepted by mail.
Prisoner Pay to Stay Program - The effort to make prisoners pay.
The program collects over one million dollars a year.
State law allows jails to collect for room and board, medical and dental services.
The Inmate Trustee Program
provides work opportunities for eligible sentenced inmates in housekeeping, maintenance, kitchen, library, laundry and animal shelter. Inmate work details are supervised by Sheriff's staff
Many programs at the Macomb County Jail help to assist in providing counseling services and the life skills necessary to help reduce recidivism.
Some of these programs include:
- Community Corrections
- Correct Care Solutions (Our Jail's Medical, Dental & Psychological care provider.)
- L'anse Creuse Correctional Education
- Prisoner Work Details (Supervised by Sheriff's staff)
- Clinton Counseling - Substance Abuse Treatment Services
- Community Service Alternatives for non-violent offenders
- Jail Ministry / Religious Volunteers
- Prisoner Pay to Stay Program
- Block your phone so inmates cannot call you.
- Set up an account so inmates can call you
- Information on a phone bill resulting from an inmate calling you