Owosso, Michigan Jail and Mugshot Information

The City of Owosso, Michigan has a population of 15,194. The mayor as of 2018 is Christopher Eveleth. His phone number is (989) 725-0595 and his email address is christopher.eveleth@ci.owosso.mi.us. The city can be found in Shiawassee County.

Christopher Eveleth
301 W. Main Street
Owosso, MI 48867
Phone: (989) 725-0595
Email: christopher.eveleth@ci.owosso.mi.us

The crime index of Owosso, as reported by a 2016 statistic, was 272.6. There has been 127 registered sex offenders living in the city, with the residents-sex offender ratio at 116 to 1.

Owosso, Michigan Police Station Information

When reviewing the table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Owosso, MI. All reported Owosso, MI crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You’ll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Owosso, MI overall crime rate is equal to in comparison to the Michigan average; and is also 18% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Owosso, MI, the rate is 20% higher than compared to the Michigan average, and 41% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Owosso, MI comes in at 5% lower than to the average seen in Michigan, and 27% lower than the overall national average.

Facts about crime in Owosso, Michigan:

  • The overall crime rate in Owosso is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.18 daily crimes that occur in Owosso.
  • Owosso is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Owosso you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Owosso has decreased by 30%.

The Owosso Police Department has been entrusted with the duties and responsibilities of preserving, protecting and defending the public and its property, maintaining social order; and providing essential services to its citizenry.

To fulfill these duties, the Owosso Police shall provide leadership, coordination and the delivery of law enforcement services for the safety and protection of all the citizens, their Constitutional Rights and their property.

In fulfilling their responsibilities, public trust mandates that all members of the Owosso Police Department exemplify the highest standards of conduct both on-duty and off-duty. The members shall uphold all laws and will function in an ethical, impartial and professional manner, while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons.

The Owosso Police Department is dedicated to providing a superior level of service through partnering with our community, while enhancing the quality of life through innovative and progressive law enforcement administration that is tempered with justice and fairness.

Owosso Police Department Address:

Kevin Lenkart, Director of Public Safety
202 South Water Street
Owosso, MI 48867
Phone: (989) 725-0580
Fax: (989) 725-0528
Emergency: 911
Email: kevin.lenkart@ci.owosso.mi.us

Inmate Visitation Rules

  • Inmates must fill out a visitor sheet each time they come to jail
  • If you are not on the visitors list you will not be permitted to visit
  • They are entitled to one 20 minute non contact visit each week during their allotted times
  • No more than two visitors per week,(both visitors must visit at the same time).
  • No property release for inmates on visiting day.
  • Anyone under 17 must be accompanied by an adult 21 years of age or older that is on the inmate’s visitor list.
  • Visitors shall not wear inappropriate clothing. If the staff deems inappropriate visitation will be denied.
  • Visitors who violate visitation rules may be permanently banned from the facility
Owosso Police Station

Owosso, Michigan Jail:

Shiawassee County Jail

Contact Information
Country: USA
Address 1: 202 S Water St
City: Owosso
State: Michigan
Zip Code: 48867-2920
County: Shiawassee County
Phone #: 989-725-0580
Fax #: 989-725-0528
Additional Information
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 16322
Number of Officers: 22

Police Records Request in Owosso, Michigan

The Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Public Act 442 of 1976, as amended, establishes procedures to ensure every citizen’s right to review or receive copies of documents possessed by government agencies. The Act not only provides a procedure by which records can be obtained but also identifies records that are exempt from disclosure, establishes time-lines for responses and appeals, and defines the fees that may be charged for retrieval, reproduction, and redaction of requested documents.

To request records you are encouraged, but not required, to use the “FOIA Request for Records” form found to the right (if you do not use the form your written request should include the information noted on the form). Completed forms should be submitted to:

FOIA Coordinator
Owosso Public Safety Building
202 South Water Street
Owosso, MI 48867
Fax: 989-725-0529
Email: FOIACoordinator@ci.owosso.mi.us

The City is entitled to recover reasonable costs incurred in responding to a request. You will be advised of that cost at the time you make your request, or soon thereafter. Payment must be received before any documents will be released.

For more information regarding FOIA requests for records please consult the City’s Public Summary of FOIA Procedures and the FOIA Policy – Procedures and Guidelines located in the box to the right along with copies of the various forms used as a part of the FOIA request process.

Owosso FOIA - Request for Records

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