Search Inmates in Keweenaw County, Michigan. Results May Include: Arrests, Bookings, Arrest Date, Mugshot, Sentence, Offense, Court File #, MCL #, Conviction Type, Probation Sentences, Supervision Conditions.

Keweenaw County Michigan Sheriff Overview

Keweenaw County is located in the most northern tip of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It was founded in 1861 and its name is believed to be a Native American word that means “portage.” The county seat is Eagle River. The zip codes in Keweenaw County are 49918, 49805, 49950, and 49901.

Sheriff William “Bill” Luokkanen is the highest ranking law enforcement officer in Keweenaw County. His second-in-command is Undersheriff Curt Pennala. The Undersheriff is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the entire department. You can reach the command staff of the Sheriff’s Office by calling 906.337.0528.

Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 5105 4th Street, Eagle River, Michigan 49950

Phone: 906.337.0528

Fax: 906.337.4278

Inmate Search in Keweenaw County Jail

Keweenaw County Jail does not publish its inmate roster online. To find an inmate at this facility, you can call the Sheriff’s Office at 906.337.0528.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Keweenaw County Jail are encouraged to maintain contact with family and friends through visitation. All visitors will be requested to present valid picture identification. Those under 17 years of age must be in the company of an adult. All visitors will be subject to search. Electronic devices such as cell phones will not be allowed inside the visitation area. All visitors must follow the facility’s dress code. Anyone found to be inappropriately dressed will not be allowed entry. If you want to find out the visiting hours for this facility, please call the Sheriff’s Office at 906.337.0528.

Working at the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office:

An entry level Deputy can earn $19.36 hourly. This position has a top pay of $28.08 hourly. A deputy is expected to fulfill patrol functions as well as perform criminal and traffic investigations, law enforcement, traffic control, and emergency response.

To become a Deputy, you must be at least 21 years old, a high school graduate (or its GED equivalent), MCOLES certified or certifiable, and have a valid driver’s license in Michigan.

Applicants will be expected to undergo a written and oral exam, a physical agility test, a psychological evaluation, a drug screening, a medical exam, and a background check.

If you want to learn about any openings for this position in the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office, you can get in touch with them at 906.337.0528.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

A sex offender is an individual who has been found guilty for a sex offense such as rape, sex trafficking, and child pornography. Federal law mandates that a sex offender must notify local law enforcement of any changes in his information which must be filed in the state and national sex offender registries. Visiting

provides you with access to information on sex offenders residing in Keweenaw County. Keep in mind that the information in the database cannot be guaranteed by the Michigan State Police as 100% accurate. Not all comply with the registration law which is why you may get search results that only show last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

A person arrested for a crime in Keweenaw County may be required to lodge money with the court before he can be temporarily released from jail while the trial is pending. This money is known as bail. The court utilizes the bail to guarantee that the defendant will return to court once the trial starts. Missing a court appearance will result in the bail getting forfeited.

A defendant who cannot afford the bail can hire a bondsman to act as a surety, signing a bond on his behalf, so as to secure his release. The bondsman’s services is typically priced at 10% of the bail amount. The fee cannot be refunded.

Keweenaw County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 4
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Full time payroll 7
Full time total employees 7
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Address: 5105 4TH STREET EAGLE RIVER MI 49950

Keweenaw County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016926
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016848
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 201678
Unemployment Rate, 20168.4
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201540,862
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Keweenaw County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014290
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.4
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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