The Records Division is responsible for recording and storing case files. They maintaintain all incident and accident reports generated by the Sheriff's Office. The Records Division assists the public by locating incident/accident reports, researching past incidents, and directing them to other agencies as needed. Incident reports are retrieved and made available upon request to the public, through the Freedom of Information Act.
Hours of Operation:
The Records Division is open Monday thru Friday 8am-4pm. Please come in no
later than a half-hour before we close to allow us sufficient time to assist you. We will extend hours
under special circumstances. We are closed on most legal holidays.
If you have a question, you may contact Sylvia Rios at (231) 258-8686 extension 1410.
Once a report is received, the Records Division's function is to maintain information
on the computer. This allows Sheriff's Office personnel future access to specific information in each case.
The records are for the use of public, law enforcement agencies and the courts. The Records Division accepts payment for public requests. These public requests include copies of incident and accident reports, criminal history and background checks, photos, fingerprints, civil process, etc.