Records (Road Division)

One of the Sheriffs duties is the serving of criminal and civil subpoenas, and the enforcement of civil court judgments. The responsibility to ensure these documents are managed properly and served in a timely fashion falls on the shoulders of the Records Division.

The Midland County Sheriffs Office serves approximately 1800 civil process and subpoenas each year.

The Records Division is also responsible for collecting statistics on criminal activity, traffic citations, crashes, and the maintenance of criminal complaints as required by Michigan Law.

Records (Jail Division)

The Jail Record Division is charged with several duties including billing and collections, video visitation, and work release.  The also check in all visitors, answer telephone calls, provide general reception duties and assist citizens who may have questions regarding a someone in jail.

The Jail Record Division is also responsible for maintaining statistics that relate to the number of inmates in the jail, the jurisdiction from which they come, as well as documentation on inmate debt and jail revenue.

Records Services and Fees

Records is open Mon. through Fri. from 8:00am to 5:00pm (except holidays). The main number for records is 989-839-4630.

The Records Division is responsible for the following areas: Routing phone calls; filing and retrieving completed incident / accident reports; handgun purchase permits and safety inspections; civil process; autopsy reports; CCW packets and other assigned duties.

Requests for Police Assistance

•If you have an emergency call 911 to have the closest available unit sent.
•Calls for police assistance that are not considered an emergency should also go to 911. Central Dispatch will send the next available unit.
•If you have a question for a Sheriff Deputy or for records personnel call 989-839-4600. You may leave a message on the Shift Commander's phone. In that case, someone will respond to the message as soon as possible.

•Boating Safety Classes Per Participant - No Charge
•Vehicle Inspections for Citations (fix-it tickets) - $10.00
•Gun Permit - $10.00 (notary fee charge)
•Explosive Permit - $10.00
•Copies of Vehicle Crash Reports - $10.00
•Copies of Reports other than Crash Reports - $10.00*
•Fingerprints Taken CARDS - $15.00
•Fingerprints Taken LIVESCAN - $61.50
•Preliminary Breath Test - $10.00
•Records Checks or File Checks - $10.00
•Notary Public Service - $10.00
•Salvage Inspections - $100.00
•Medical Examiner Lab Report - $50.00
•Autopsy Reports - $200.00
•Reserve Deputy Assistance - $19.00 per hour
•House Moving Details - Billed at Overtime Rate Plus Mileage

•Civil Process is served by the Sheriff's Office for a fee plus mileage. 

*Special Case Files are billed at the hourly rate of a records staff person plus the copy fee and reproduction of any photographs that are a part of the file.  Fees must be paid in advance.

PUBLIC NOTICE - 10/12/17

Fingerprint Schedule

Beginning November 2017, the Midland County Sheriff's Office will provide fingerprinting services on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 9 AM  - 11 AM

If you are looking to have fingerprints done in the near future, please take note the time change that is set to take effect. 

Sheriff Scott Stephenson