Sheriff's Office

Kent County Correctional Facility

Mission Statement

The mission of the KCSO is to preserve and protect the safety and security of the residents of Kent County and to provide fair, impartial, and humane treatment to those entrusted to our care.


Our team of professionals at the KCSO will serve with integrity, compassion, and empathy. We will strive to deliver equitable access to diverse services.


The KCSO will be the guardians of the community. We will serve through vigilance, professional excellence, innovation, and empowerment.

VINELink is a service through which victims of a crime can use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding the custody status of an offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender’s custody status changes. The VINE toll-free number for the Michigan VINE system is 1-800-770-7657.

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The Correctional Facility houses inmates committed to the custody of the Sheriff.

The Correctional Facility employs modular and dormitory housing designs to accommodate approximately 1,500 inmates of all security classifications. The facility is programmed for internal security to consist of a combination of direct and indirect supervision.