MSA Star Kalkaska Sheriff Office
Inmate Information


Male Inmates Last Name (A thru I):
SUNDAYS - 9:00am to 11:00am (sign up starts at 8:30am)
Duration of visit: 30 minutes

Male Inmates Last Name (J thru Z):
SUNDAYS - 2:00pm to 4:00pm (sign up starts at 1:30pm)
Duration of visit: 30 minutes

All Male Inmates Last Name (A thru Z):
WEDNESDAYS - 7:30pm to 8:30pm (sign up starts at 7:00pm)
Duration of visit: 30 minutes

Female Inmates:
SATURDAYS - 9:00am to 11:00am (sign up starts at 8:30am)
Duration of visit: 1 Hour

SATURDAYS - 2:00pm to 4:00pm (sign up starts at 1:30pm)
Duration of visit: 1 Hour

Male Inmates Housed for Other Counties:
SATURDAYS - 2:00pm to 4:00pm (sign up starts at 1:30pm)
Duration of visit: 1 Hour


- 3 Visitors per Visit - There are NO exceptions!
- Visitors MUST supply a picture ID. upon request.
- Visitors MUST be at least seventeen (17) years of age.
- Minor children MUST be accompanied by his/her parent or adult legal guardian (18 years of age or older).
- ALL visitors will leave packages, purses, bags, food, drink, cellphones and any other items in their vehicle or with family in the lobby.


Inmates and visitors are expected to conduct themselves in a respectable manner. Visitors with children are responsible for the actions of these children. Unruly visitors and/or children will be asked to leave the visitation area.


A visitor may be denied access to the secure facility if they cannot produce required identification, are disruptive, dangerous or are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Visitors that are considered inappropriately dressed or are deemed a security risk will be denied visitation. Visitors may be subjected to search prior to visit.

Other specific visitation criteria is posted at the Sheriff's Office or for additional information you may contact the Jail at 231-258-5245

Inmates receive regularly delivered mail on all dates operated by the US Postal Service (EXCEPT Saturdays). All mail received at the jail is opened and inspected for contraband. Both incoming and outgoing mail is screened for court orders (bond, PPO's) which prohibits contact between individuals. In these instances, the mail will be turned over to the Prosecuting Attorney to consider charges violating the court order.

NOTE: We DO NOT accept mail from anyone incarcerated in any facility. Mail with stickers, drawing, lipstick, perfume, etc. will not be accepted.

To send mail to an inmate at this facility, address the envelope as follows:
(Inmate Name)
P.O. Box 1119
Kalkaska, MI 49646

Cash or money order for deposit to inmates account (exact change must be presented - we cannot make change).
Valid medical prescriptions are accepted for review and verification of medical personnel.

The Jail Commissary supplies all other non-essential items, such as candy, radios, cards, etc. Magazines may be supplied directly from the publisher. Books, new or used must be mailed directly from ONLY, not just through

NOTE: We prohibit books/magazines only for inappropriate content.

The Kalkaska Jail may accept items for donation, such as books, magazines, board games, etc. Please contact the Jail to discuss the items you wish to donate.

Kalkaska County jail personnel will make every effort to notify victims of an inmate's release from this facility.

NOTE: The VINE System which electronically notifies victims of an inmate's release, custody status or transfer is available to any victim. To register for this program, call the Michigan Crime Victim Notification Network at 1-800-770-7657.

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