To serve the citizens of Alpena County in the most efficient and expeditious manner possible while displaying conduct which exemplifies the highest standards of performance-integrity, leadership, attitude and success. We are committed to protecting life and protecting property by preserving the peace, maintaining order, controlling crime, apprehending offenders and enforcing the law while respecting the right and dignities of all persons. To adhere to the correctional facility's responsibilities to it's inmate population and other major constituencies by treating all inmates and the public with dignity, courtesy, and professionalism. We will continue to strive to achieve our goals for the future of this mission statement and the betterment of the department.
The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:
The day of the week.
Where the inmate is housed.
The inmate's sex.
Whether or not it is a Holiday.
Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.
If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Alpena County Jail may allow you an extended visitation. Call (989)354-9830 to ask for special consideration.