Sheriff's OfficeThomas Bensley, Sheriff
Nathan Alger, Undersheriff
851 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI, 49686
The Grand Traverse County Correctional Facility (located at 320 Washington St., Traverse City, Michigan, in the Governmental Center Complex.), is committed to the protection of the citizens of Grand Traverse County, by assuring the operational security of the facility, while providing safe, humane treatment of all persons housed within the facility, and providing opportunities for participation in programs which assist in providing skills for reentry as a citizen of this community.
Facility operations will be consistant with guidelines established by the State of Michigan, Federal Bureau of Prisons and consideration to standards established by recognized authorities, Corrections Organizations including the ACA (American Correctional Association) and the NCCHC (National Correctional Healthcare).
In addition to the basic correctional functions of custody, security, and supervision of the daily activities of an inmate population, Corrections Staff are specialized in Court Services, providing Bailiff's and Security to all Grand Traverse County Courts. Jail staff facilitate all long distance state transports, delivering sentenced offenders to the Michigan Department of Corrections , picking up subjects arrested on local warrants or court orders.
Jail records provide a wealth of information shared with law enforcement agencies, accessible through computer databases nationwide. Additionally, local, state and national statistics are partially supported by information obtained through the Intake Process.
As Grand Traverse County is growing, the correctional facility is keeping up with the pace, not just in the number of incarcerated offenders, but with state of the art technology, expertise, professionalism, procedures, all of which produce a safer, cleaner and healthier facility environment, as well as creating a professional standing with the public.
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