The Kent County Sheriff’s Department is dedicated to providing the community with safety and security, while maintaining the highest level of professionalism and upholding the State and Federal laws. The Kent County jail system is composed of a main correctional facility and the Community Reentry Center. The employees of the facilities hold inmates responsible for their behavior, while providing fair and humane treatment. The main facility is accommodated to house nearly 1,100 inmates under direct and indirect supervision. The Kent County Sheriff’s Department employs more than 210 Correctional Deputies to aid the correctional facilities with a safe and secure environment, while preparing inmates for a successful release. Inmate information can be found via the online inmate locator database.
To post a bond, first make sure the person is, in fact, in a Kent County Jail Facility. Please call (616) 632-6301 or visit the accounting window, open 24 hours daily, located in the lobby adjacent to the visitor entrance. You can also obtain information about an arrestee's charge(s) and bond amount. You can post a cash bond or a surety bond.
Visiting hours for all inmates will take place 7 days a Week from 8:00am to 11:00am; 1:00pm to 4:00pm; and 6:00pm to 10:00pm.
Questions About This Jail
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How do I find if someone is still in a Kent County Jail?
You can call the inmate information line at 616-632-6300, or search using the county's inmate website.
How can I find court information for Kent County?
Criminal court records can be found here, and then clicking on the Begin Search button under Public Search.
Can I call an inmate in a Kent County Jail?
No, inmates can only make outgoing collect calls.
How can I visit an inmate in a Kent County Jail?
All visitations are done via video and visitors must schedule first. More information and schedules can be found here.