Inkster, Michigan Jail and Mugshot Information

The City of Inkster, Michigan has a population of 25,369. The mayor as of 2018 is Byron Nolen. His phone number is 313-563-0249 and his email address is bnolen@cityofinkster.com. The city can be found in Wayne County.

Byron Nolen
26215 Trowbridge
Inkster, MI 48141
Phone: 313-563-0249
Email: bnolen@cityofinkster.com

The crime index of Inkster, as reported by a 2016 statistic, was 591.4. There has been 154 registered sex offenders living in the city, with the residents-sex offender ratio at 159 to 1.

Inkster, Michigan Police Station Information

The Inkster, MI overall crime rate is 80% higher than in comparison to the Michigan average; and is also 50% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Inkster, MI, the rate is 188% higher than compared to the Michigan average, and 242% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Inkster, MI comes in at 54% higher than to the average seen in Michigan, and 20% higher than the overall national average.

Facts about crime in Inkster, Michigan:

  • The overall crime rate in Inkster is 50% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.7 daily crimes that occur in Inkster.
  • Inkster is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Inkster you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Inkster has decreased by 12%.

The men and women of the Inkster Police Department are proud to serve the residents and visitors of our city. Our highest priority is to protect them against the criminal activities of others and to enhance their sense of security, safety and well being.

Detective Bureau

The Inkster Detective Bureau remains truly committed to the service of the Community.

The Inkster Detective Bureau handles all serious crime within the City of Inkster. The Detective Bureau also oversees the Narcotic Unit, Homicide Unit, Property Control, and the Forfeiture Cases. The Inkster Detective Bureau investigates crimes ranging from property crimes (such as breaking and entry, larceny) to more serious crimes (such as sexual assaults, fraud, armed robbery and murder).

Code Enforcement Division

The Inkster Code Enforcement Division is charged with protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the community through enforcement of the Inkster City Ordinance. Working in conjunction with building and code officials, the ordinance officers enforce property maintenance codes as well as the Dangerous Buildings Ordinance and elements of the Michigan Building Codes.

Patrol

The Patrol Division of the Inkster Police Department is the backbone of the organization. The personnel assigned to this division are first responders to calls for service. These officers are responsible for writing the initial police report after gathering information from the complainants.

Specialty Divisions

Housing Unit

The city is currently working to fill the position of the Housing Police Officer for the Inkster Housing Commission. As soon as the position is filled, we will update the website to reflect the changes.

Auxiliary Police

The Inkster Auxiliary Police unit is comprised of approximately 40 civilian volunteers who have completed 26 weeks of rigorous training in law enforcement, crime prevention, disaster response, firearms, and constitutional law. They have successfully passed a stringent background investigation and passed the Inkster Police Department’s firearms qualification course. These officers volunteer their time to the Inkster Police Department and are required to work 24 hours per month. Auxiliary Officers are assigned to patrol, administration, crime prevention, training, firearms unit, and emergency management. They are valued members of our department and provide a significant number of services to our community. For information on our Auxiliary Police Unit contact 734-326-3830.

Inkster Police Department Address:

William T. Riley, III, Chief of Police
26279 Michigan Avenue

Inkster, MI 48141
Phone: 313-563-9850
Emergency: 911

Jail I (Andrew C. Baird)

The Andrew C. Baird Detention Facility, Jail Division I (570 Clinton Street) houses male and female, pretrial and sentenced, inmates who are clinically assessed as needing residential (daily) mental health services, in addition to psychotropic medications. Also, male and female, pretrial and sentenced, inmates who are medically assessed as requiring daily and on-going medical services are housed in an infirmary. Law library and recreation services are provided to all special needs and general population inmates. Video arraignments of inmates are conducted daily with the 36th District Court for the city of Detroit. Wayne County Probate Court hearings for inmates who are mental health consumers are conducted via video conferencing. Inmates who are classified as requiring exceptionally close monitoring and segregation from the general population are housed in Jail Division I. Inmates who are classified as medium and low risk and eligible for general population housing are double bunked.

Jail II (Old)

The Division II Jail (Established Jail) opened in 1929 and in 1996 four dormitories were converted to housing units with eight beds each. This increased the capacity to 770 beds. This is a linear supervision type jail.

Jail III (William Dickerson Detention Facility)

The Division III Jail (William Dickerson Detention Facility) opened in November 1991 and currently has a capacity of 896 beds. This jail is a direct supervision type facility.

Juvenile Detention Facility

The Juvenile Detention Facility is a secure placement, which helps bridge a youth’s movement from the Juvenile Court System to the Wayne County Juvenile Justice System. The Juvenile Detention Facility has 194 beds and houses about 160 juveniles daily. The Juvenile Detention Facility will accept youths for admissions over the age of eight years and up to the age of 20 years for charges occurring prior to their 17th birthday, and where the Family Division of the Third Judicial Circuit Court Family holds jurisdiction.

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Search for Individuals Incarcerated in the jail and/or on tether release. Tether participants are identified as being in Facility 6.

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Contact Information
Country: USA
Address 1: 27301 S River Park Dr
City: Inkster
State: Michigan
Zip Code: 48141-1810
County: Wayne County
Phone #: 313-563-9850
Fax #: 313-561-1077
Additional Information
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 30115
Number of Officers: 60

Police Records Request in Inkster, Michigan

For Law Enforcement and other Governmental agencies, such as DHS, CPS, or MDOC, we no longer accept requests for information by Facsimile. Representatives from these agencies can obtain records in person 24 hours a day from the front desk officers working at the Inkster Police Department. You are not required to wait until the record Bureau is open for business.

Parking for the Records Bureau is on the street adjacent to the Police Parking lot. The Records Bureau is located on the S/E corner of the Police Department.

Freedom of Information Act Request (FOIA)

All FOIA request are process through the City Clerk’s office. Do not submit FOIA request directly to the Inkster Police Department for processing as they will be denied.

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