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Livingston County Michigan Sheriff Overview

Livingston County is located in the southeastern region of Michigan. It was founded in 1833 and named in honor of then US Secretary of State Edward Livingston. The county seat is Howell. The zip codes in Livingston County are 48855, 48114, 48116, 48816, 48139, 48143, 48353, 48836, 48169, 48844, and 48843.

Sheriff Michael J. Murphy is the chief law enforcement officer in Livingston County. The Undersheriff is Jeffrey A. Warder. You can get in touch with either officer by calling (517) 546-2440. Lt. Jeffery Leveque is the Jail Administrator for the Livingston County Jail. You can get in touch with him at (517) 546-2445.

Livingston County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 150 S Highlander Way, Howell, MI 48843

Phone: (517) 546-2440

Fax: (517) 546-1744

Inmate Search in Livingston County Jail

The Livingston County Jail does not have an online roster of inmates currently housed in the facility. If you wish to locate an inmate at this jail, you can call 517.546.2445 or email the Sheriff’s Office at sheriff@co.livingston.mi.us. The jail has a holding capacity of 411 inmates.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

All inmates are allowed video visitation. The schedule for visitation is Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 8pm, excluding meal times and counts. Actual visitation times for each inmate will be dependent on his/her housing unit. You can register for a visit by going online at http://www.icsvideovisit.com/livingston or by using the kiosk in the jail. Each inmate is allowed 2 onsite visits per week. A remote visit costs $10.00.

Visits are on a first come, first serve basis and must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Each visit is limited to 20 minutes. All visitors must be registered/scheduled in order to visit. A valid government issued photo ID must be presented upon sign in. A maximum of 3 visitors (adults and/or children) is allowed per visit. Children under 4 years of age will not be included in the count. Visitors younger than 18 must be in the company of an adult who is required to bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate. Cell phones are not allowed during visits.

All mail (incoming and outgoing) with the exception of bona-fide legal mail must be standard white postcards with no pictures. Postcards must include the sender’s complete name and return address. Stickers, glitters, or perfume sprayed on postcards will not be accepted. To send correspondence to an inmate, you must address the mail as follows:

Inmate Name, Resident

Livingston County Jail

150 S. Highlander Way

Howell, MI 48843

Family and friends can send funds to an inmate by depositing money into the inmate’s commissary account via the kiosk located at the jail lobby, by calling (866) 345-1884, or going online at http://www.accesscorrections.com.

Working at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office:

A Uniformed Patrol Deputy is paid an hourly wage ranging between $19.36 to $28.08. He or she is required to perform certain functions such as gathering information in criminal investigation, pursuing fleeing suspects, conduct searches on persons and of buildings, and performing law enforcement patrol functions.

To apply for this position, you must meet the following requirements:

– must have passed the Michigan Sheriff’s Association – EMPCO written exam for Deputy Sheriff and submit documentation of their score at the time of applicant submission.  Information on how to register for the written test may be found here: https://www.empco.net/msa/

– must be 21 years of age or older

– must have a valid driver’s license

– must have no prior felony convictions

– must be MCOLES certified or certifiable

– must pass a thorough background interpretation

Applications for this position can be downloaded here. Submit completed applications to Sgt. Ryan Vorhies at rvorhies@livgov.com or mail to 150 S. Highlander Way, Howell MI 48843, Attn: Sgt. Vorhies.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law requires all sex offenders to register his/her information with local law enforcement for entry into the state and national sex offender databases. A sex offender is defined as a person who has been convicted for a sex offense such as rape, incest, or prostitution. Visit  

if you want to locate sex offenders residing in Livingston County. Bear in mind that the Michigan State Police cannot guarantee that all the information in the database is 100% accurate. Some offenders do not update their registration.

Bail and Bondsman

A person charged with a crime may be released from jail if he or she posts bail. Bail is the amount of money set by the court to serve as insurance to guarantee the defendant’s return to court once his trial starts. Failure to appear as promised will result in the bail being forfeited.

A bondsman can post bail on behalf of a defendant who cannot afford it on his own. To hire a bondsman, you’ll need to pay him 10% of the bail amount. This fee is non-refundable.

Contact the Livingston County Public Defender
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
Name:Livingston County Public Defender
Address:204 South Highlander Way, Howell, Michigan, 48843
Phone:517-546-8078
Hours:Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Livingston County Probation Department
Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
Office:Livingston County Probation Department
Location:210 South Highlander Way, Howell, Michigan, 48843
Phone:517-546-4212
Fax:517-545-9637
Livingston County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined269
Avg Daily Population224
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll54
Full time total employees54
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1972
Year of major renovation1996
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 150 S. HIGHLANDER WAY HOWELL MI 48843

Livingston County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201698,727
Number Employed Annual Average, 201694,599
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20164,128
Unemployment Rate, 20164.2
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201576,934
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Livingston County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201412,035
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20156.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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