About the Saginaw County
The Saginaw County Sheriff's Office,
is a full service law enforcement organization. The Saginaw County Sheriff’s Office is organized into the three large
divisions: Law Enforcement Division; Corrections Division; and, Support Division. The
Law Enforcement Division includes Road Patrol, Detective Bureau and the Records Bureau.
The Corrections Division includes Jail Transport, Plus Office and the County Jail.
The Support Division includes units such as Aviation and Marine.
The Road Patrol and Detective Bureau
serve a population of approximately 212,000 citizens. The total area covered in the county includes 810 square miles. The
Saginaw County Jail houses 513 inmates on a daily basis.
The Sheriff's Office has contracts
with MBS Airport, Juvenile Courts, Saginaw County Health Department, Albee, Maple Grove and Jonesfield Townships, and the
Village of Merrill. The Sheriff's Office also provides security for the Saginaw County Courthouse and has transport units
that escort inmates throughout the court system and the state. Six full-time employees serve the public with records, gun
checks and civil process.
In addition to the full time service
provided by the Saginaw County Sheriff's Office, there are also approximately 80 to 100 support officers who serve six (6)
support divisions: Aviation, Chaplin/Victim Advocate, Civil Process, Handicap Parking, Emergency Response, Marine Patrol/Dive
Team, and Posse. On a yearly basis, the support members who make up these divisions dedicate more than 17,000 hours of service
per year to the citizens of Saginaw County.