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Jackson County MI Jail - Wesley

County Jail

Last Updated: December 29, 2019
212 W Wesley St, Jackson, MI 49201

Jackson Co Jail Wesley 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 Securus Tech®, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

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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Jackson County MI Jail - Wesley basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 517-768-7900

The Jackson County MI Jail - Wesley is a medium-security detention center located at 212 W Wesley St Jackson, MI which is operated locally by the Jackson 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. Jackson County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Jackson Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

Communicating with Inmates

Inmate Mail - All inmates may receive and send correspondence through the United States Postal system. Inmates may not receive packages. Direct all correspondence to:
Inmate Name
c/o Jackson County Jail
212 W Wesley Street
Jackson, Michigan 49201

Telephone Calls - Telephone access is provided to all inmates between the hours of 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. and is an outgoing collect call or Securus inmate calling card. Collect called are charged to your home service. If you do not want to pay for the telephone call, do not accept the operator-assisted request (there is pre-call advising that the telephone call is being routed from a correctional facility). The Jackson County Jail will not receive any incoming telephone calls or messages for inmates!

Calling cards can be purchased 24 hours a day ($10 and $20) through vending machines that are located at both jails. Inmate phone service through Securus. Fifteen-minute calls are $15.75. With an InmateAid number, we can get the same 15-minute call for $3.15 (save $12.60 per call). Click here to check it out.

Inmate Voice Mail

  1. Call 1-866-949-4574
  2. Select the correctional facility where your incarcerated loved one is housed
  3. Follow the voice prompts to leave a voicemail

After you leave your voicemail, your incarcerated loved one will automatically be notified that they have a voicemail waiting

Inmate Locator

Jackson County MI Jail - Wesley 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 Jackson County MI Jail - Wesley 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 517-768-7900.


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

Visitation Information

Jackson County Jail - Wesley - Visitation

Due to the safety and security of the inmates, no out date will be given to the public (no exceptions). If you would like an inmate's release date, you must receive it directly from the inmate.

Visitors to the Jackson County Jail cannot bring the following items into the jail:

  • Food or drink
  • Bags or purses
  • Cell phones or other recording devices

Video Visit Anywhere
Create a Securus Online account by going to www.videovisitanywhere.com

  1. Click on the “Sign Up” button to create your account.
    If you are enrolling with your computer, make sure you have a webcam to take a picture of a government issued photo ID (Driver's license, passport, etc.) You will receive an email once your account is approved.
  2. Once approved, log in to your Securus Online account, select “Schedule a Visit”
    and follow the prompts to schedule your remote visit. The video visitation system allows you to schedule times specifically when your loved one is available.
  3. On the day of your scheduled visit, make sure you log in to your account 15 minutes prior to the start time of the visit.

What you will need
• Android or Apple smartphone, tablet or computer with webcam
• Internet access

There are a number of useful tools and resources available by going to www.videovisitanywhere.com

You will find frequently asked questions, instructions on how to create and manage your Video Visitation account and Live Chat with highly-trained customer service agents. Securus Video Visitation 877-578-3658 SecurusTech.net

Additional Visitation Information

Visitation hours are 7:30 AM to 10:20 PM. (There may be blocked out times for jail security activities.)

Inmates will still receive one (1) twenty (20) minute visit at their respective jail per week free of charge but it MUST be scheduled 24 hours in advance. If scheduling from home make sure you select “on-site” for location.
Entrance onto any Jackson County Office of the Sheriff property implies consent to search. Visitors are reminded to keep a safe distance from the jail perimeter fence and to refrain from communications to inmates through the fence. All conversations are subject to audio/ video recording.

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