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Barry County MI Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: August 11, 2021
1212 W State St, Hastings, MI 49058

Barry County MI Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

The phone carrier is Consolidated Telecom (CTEL), to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is Barry County Jail - govpaynow.com. There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Barry County MI Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 269-948-4804

The Barry County MI Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 1212 W State St Hastings, MI which is operated locally by the Barry County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Barry County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Hastings Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

INMATE PROGRAMS - Jail programs are to assist inmates in returning back into the community with job skills, anger control techniques, and counseling with substance abuse issues. With these programs our aim is to return the inmates to the community with the education and tools to not only improve their life style, but to make them productive members of the community.


Items That Will Be Accepted

One set of clothing may be left for an upcoming court appearance - only for jury trials.

Medications: Current Prescription medications authorized by jail nurse.

Inmates may purchase additional items through the commissary.

Correspondence: All correspondence must be mailed through the US Postal Service, UPS, or other agency.

Money - All money should be deposited in the resident's account no later than 4:00 pm on Sunday in order for it to be deposited in time to be used for store orders. We accept cash, money orders, and cashier checks. No personal checks are accepted. Additional phone cards may be purchased daily.

Deposit options include:

  • Self Service Kiosk in lobby.

  • Online at govpaynow.com - Pay Location Code # (5500). Be prepared to enter Resident Name, Facility Name, and Resident Booking number.

  • Money orders, and cashier checks must be made out to the Barry County Jail, with inmate name in memo line.

Property Pick-Up

Property must be picked up within thirty days of the final release of a resident or it will be disposed of. It is the responsibility of the inmate to advise someone prior to leaving jail.

Packages - No packages will be accepted unless approved by the jail administrator.

All incoming packages will be opened and inspected.

Mail - All incoming mail will need to be on metered postcards. We will no longer accept letters in envelopes.

  • Inmate to inmate mail will not be allowed.
  • We will no longer accept pictures of any kind, this includes by mail or over the counter.
  • Money orders may be mailed in an envelope with only the money order in it. Envelopes must be addressed to the "Barry County Jail."
  • Attorney and court papers mailed to inmates will continue to be opened in the presence of the inmate.
  • NO postage stamps or envelopes accepted.
  • To send mail to an inmate, address the as follows

Inmate Name
1212 W State Street
Hastings, MI 49058

Reading Materials - Newspapers, magazines or 'paperback' books are accepted only if mailed direct from the publisher.

The Barry County Jail has a library with a wide range of books to read.

Photographs - the facility no longer accept pictures of any kind, this includes by mail or over the counter.

Jail Chaplain - Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. (269) 945-1400 ext 1326.

Inmate Locator

Barry County MI Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Michigan. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Barry County MI Jail and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 269-948-4804.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Barry County Jail - Visitation


Identification Required / 30 Minute Visits / Anyone under 17 must be with a parent or guardian.

FEMALES will have visits on Fridays. Visitation times will be 1:30pm, 2:05pm, 6:30pm, 7:05pm and 8:00pm

All MALE visits, except work release will be offered by the first letter of their last name. See schedule below. A – F / Monday 1:00pm, 1:35pm, 6:25pm, 7:00pm, 7:35pm, 8:10pm and 9:30pm. G – L / Tuesday 1:00pm, 1:35pm, 6:25pm, 7:00pm, 7:35pm, 8:10pm and 9:30pm. M – R / Wednesday 1:00pm, 1:35pm, 6:25pm, 7:00pm, 7:35pm, 8:10pm and 9:30pm. S – Z / Thursday 1:00pm, 1:35pm, 6:25pm, 7:00pm, 7:35pm, 8:10pm and 9:30pm.

WORK RELEASE VISITATION TIMES Sunday / 9:00am, 9:30, 6:30pm and 7:05pm. Upon admission and arraignment, residents are allowed a 30-minute visit with up to 2 visitors.

PUBLIC VISITATION RULES Visitors must produce identification to the Corrections Officer at the front desk to be admitted. Children accompanied by an adult do not need to produce identification. Children under 17 years of age must be accompanied by an adult to be admitted and no more than one (1) child may accompany each adult. No smoking. No profanity. Any smuggling of, or attempt to smuggle, contraband or weapons into this facility will be cause for denial of the visit, termination of the visit, and permanent restriction of future visiting privileges, and/or filing of criminal charges against the offender(s). The inmate(s) involved may receive disciplinary action.

CONTRABAND IS ANYTHING NOT AUTHORIZED BY THE JAIL Intoxicated or obnoxious visitors will be asked to leave. No obscene language will be tolerated. Visitors must be dressed in a socially accepted manner. Clothing must not be sexually suggestive or revealing in any way. Those dressed in a non-socially accepted manner may be denied visit. Any infractions of the above mentioned rules will result in the immediate termination of your visit at the Barry County Jail.

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