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Leelanau County Michigan Sheriff Overview

Leelanau County is located in the northwestern region of Michigan. It was created in 1840 and organized in 1863. Its name is a pseudo-Native American word coined by Henry Schoolcraft that is supposed to mean “delight of life.” The county seat is Suttons Bay. The zip codes in Leelanau County are 49621, 49630, 49636, 49654, 49653, 49664, 49670, 49674, and 49682.

The head law enforcement officer in Leelanau County is Sheriff Mike Borkovich. You can reach him directly by calling 231-256-8601 or via email at mborkovich@co.leelanau.mi.us. The Undersheriff is Steve Morgan and he is responsible for the daily operations of the entire department. You can get in touch with him at 231-256-8602 or smorgan@co.leelanau.mi.us.

Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 8525 E Government Center Dr, Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Phone: 231-256-8800

Inmate Search in Leelanau County Jail

The Leelanau County Jail does not maintain an online database of inmates currently detained in the facility. To find an inmate here, you can call the jail at (231)256-8661.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Leelanau County Jail are allowed visitation on Wednesdays from 1pm until 8pm for male inmates and Saturdays from 1pm to 8pm for female inmates. “Inmate workers” have an additional visiting day on Sundays from 1pm to 4pm. Each inmate is allowed one 30-minute visit per visiting day.

Inmates are allowed to receive mail via USPS. All letters must be in legal size envelopes or smaller. A maximum of 5 photographs will be allowed per inmate. Cards must be no larger than 6″x8″. Money orders can also be sent via mail.

All incoming mail must be addressed in the following manner:

Inmate Name

Leelanau County Jail

8525 E. Government Center Dr.

Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Working at the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office:

A Deputy in the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office can earn an hourly salary of $19.36 to $28.08. A Deputy is expected to perform patrol functions as well as other responsibilities which include law enforcement, responding to emergencies, criminal investigation, and provide motorist assistance.

The minimum requirements for a Law Enforcement Deputy in Leelanau County are as follows:

– a US citizen

– 21 years old

– an Associate’s Degree or 4 years of full-time military service

– MCOLES certifiable upon appointment

– successfully pass a written test, an interview, a physical fitness test, a background investigation, a drug screening, and a psychological evaluation.

You can obtain an application by calling 231-256-8621 or 231-256-9711. Completed applications should be submitted to Undersheriff Steve Morgan at 8525 E. Government Center Drive Suttons Bay, MI 49682.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

All sex offenders are required by law to notify local law enforcement of any changes in their information for recording in the state and national sex offender registries. These databases are utilized to increase public safety and awareness. A person is considered as a sex offender if he was found guilty of committing a sexually motivated crime such as prostitution, child pornography, and rape. Visit

to check if any sex offenders are living near you in Leelanau County. Bear in mind that not all offenders obey the registration law. As such, you may get records that only show the last known addresses of offenders.

Bail and Bondsman

The money deposited with the court before the temporary release of a defendant awaiting trial is granted is called bail. This will be used as insurance to guarantee the defendant’s appearance in court once the trial begins. If he violates the conditions of his bail, then the bail is forfeited.

If the defendant cannot come up with the money to pay the bail, he or she can secure the services of a bondsman who will act as a surety in return for a fee. The fee is usually 10% of the bail amount and this is not refundable.

Leelanau County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Leelanau County Probation Department
Location:8525 East Government Center Drive, Suttons Bay, Michigan, 49682
Phone:231-256-8540
Fax:231-256-8541
Leelanau County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined56
Avg Daily Population61
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll25
Full time total employees25
Total salaries and wages1185336
Other operating expenditures705000
Total construction costs8500000
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction2005
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: P.O. BOX 437 LELAND MI 49654

Leelanau County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201610,721
Number Employed Annual Average, 201610,220
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016501
Unemployment Rate, 20164.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201561,397
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Leelanau County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20141,716
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20157.9
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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