Office of the Sheriff

Inmate Mail & Correspondence

All personal physical mail such as letters, pictures, and drawings are now scanned and electronically delivered directly to the inmate. All personal mail must now be addressed as follows:

Kalamazoo County Jail, MI
John Smith #11111 (change the name and inmate number to the person you’re sending it to)
P.O. Box 247
Phoenix, MD 21131

(Change only the inmate name and A# highlighted in the address above. The Phoenix, MD P.O. box is correct – it is the mail processing facility).

IMPORTANT: To ensure your mail gets delivered electronically, include the exact form above. You must provide:

  • Complete facility name (no abbreviations) and state (two letter abbreviation)
  • Inmate's full name and A-number
  • Sender's full name and physical address in the top left corner of the envelope
  • ONLY send personal mail such as letters, pictures, and drawings

Legal Mail

DO NOT send attorney / client privileged mail to the new (Phoenix, MD) address. Attorney/client mail may be sent directly to the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office as has been done in the past.

Serving All With Dignity, Respect, Kindness, and Compassion Since 1830

Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office
1500 Lamont
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Emergency: 9-1-1
Administration: 269-383-8821
Non-Emergency Dispatch:  269-488-8911

Sheriff: Richard C Fuller
Undersheriff: James Vandyken

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