Macomb County Jail
The Macomb County Jail currently has a capacity of 1,238 beds. The jail houses pre-trial detainees and prisoners sentenced to one year or less. The facility is staffed by Corrections Officers, Deputy Sheriffs, Sheriff Command Officers, and a variety of support staff and volunteers.
For information on visiting an inmate, check here.
Sending Books to Inmates
All books must be soft cover and ordered from Amazon "Prime".
To send U.S. Mail to a prisoner housed at the Macomb County Jail:
∑ Legal/privileged mail will be opened in the presence of the inmate and checked for contraband. All other incoming mail will be checked for contraband prior to delivery.
∑ Incoming personal mail containing unauthorized/prohibited items will be placed in your property. Prohibited items include but are not limited to: nude, pornographic, explicit or inappropriate photos/materials, postage stamps, food items, checks, bills, receipts, envelopes, labels, oversized cards, Polaroidís, magnets,stickers, ribbon, etc.
∑ Outgoing mail without proper postage and return address will not be delivered.
∑ Inmate to inmate mail (within the facility) is prohibited.
∑ Soft covered books received directly from a non-retail distributor will be accepted. Prepaid magazine or newspaper subscriptions mailed directly to the inmate will also be accepted. Materials which may create a threat to jail order, or contain sexual, racial or ethnic profanity are prohibited. All reading material is subject to the five (5) item maximum.
∑ Under no circumstances will mail be forwarded or held for any inmate.
∑ Incoming/outgoing personal mail may be read to maintain building safety and security. Legal/privileged mail may not be read without a court order.
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