The Midland County Sheriff's Office Central Detention Center is located at 400 S. Main, which is located next to the William Ahders Law Enforcement Building. It was built in 1990 and expanded in 2011 in an effort to provide the community with the much needed facility. Central Detention houses all risk levels, from Low Flight Risk to Maximum Security. Most of the inmates are sentenced for less than two years. Central Detention has 202 498 beds.
All inmates will be allowed a maximum of two visitors per visitation week. Visitors must be on the inmate’s authorized visitation list form. Up to five names may be on the form. Anyone not on the list will not be allowed to visit the inmate. Changes can be made to the list upon request in writing to the jail administration and must be approved by the jail administration. Each inmate will have a maximum of thirty (30) minutes per visitor. A visitor may visit only once per visiting week.