Barry County Sheriff's Department

Barry County's Sheriff's Office

Jail / Corrections

BARRY COUNTY JAIL
1212 W. State Street
Hastings, MI 49058

(269) 948-4804

A correctional facility used to house arrestees after arrest, pretrial, and sentenced up to one year.

Corrections Division

Inmate Population - 97 Capacity
Average population - 75

Main corridor of Barry County Jail


Inmate Lookup Information posted on this Website is subject to change, is continuously updated, and is subject to verification. Inmate information changes quickly, and the posted information may not reflect current status. Because person may use false identification, true identity can only be confirmed through fingerprint comparison. Posted information should not be relied on for any type of legal action.

The Barry County Sheriff Office does not represent or warrant that posted information is current, accurate or complete. The Barry County Sheriff Office shall not be liable for any act or failure to act based upon the posted information. An arrest does not mean that the inmate has been convicted of a crime or a civil infraction. Contact the Barry County Sheriff Office to report inaccuracies in posted information.

The information posted in the lookup section is actually from an off site second party information provider known as VINELink.


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.

AA AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM
BIBLE STUDY
CHURCH SERVICE
COGNITIVE THINKING
EARNED EARLY RELEASE
FAITH BASED SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM
GED PREPARATION AND COMPLETION
GYM
JAIL DIVERSION
MENTAL HEALTH
WORK RELEASE (MUST BE COURT ORDERED)


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 4:00pm 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 https://www.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

EFFECTIVE 1-1-13 / All incoming mail will need to be on metered postcards.  We will no longer accept letters in envelopes.

EFFECTIVE 1-1-13 / Inmate to inmate mail will not be allowed.

EFFECTIVE 1-1-13 / 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

Your Name
Your Address
   
  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

EFFECTIVE 1-1-13 / We will 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. 

Forgotten Man Ministries brings together inmates, chaplains, and lay workers in the study and ministry of God's Word. Jails across Michigan use the FMM volunteers and chaplains to conduct one-on-one counseling, worship services, prayer meetings, rehab classes, and Bible studies for inmates.  Background Check Request Form for Facility Volunteers (.doc)


Visitation

Jail inmates are allowed one (1) half-hour visit per week.

Non-Contact Visitation

Non-contact visitation is provided with the resident and visitor(s) facing each other separated by a glass window.  Visits are offered on a first come first serve basis.

Visitors MUST arrive at least 10 minutes prior to start of visit.

VISITATION HOURS
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.