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Updated on: May 25, 2024

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About Oakland County Work Release

The Oakland County Work Release is located in Pontiac, Michigan. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Oakland County Work Release.

The law agencies in and around the Oakland County that work closely with this facility is the police departments, sheriff’s, and even the U.S. Marshals. A majority of the inmates in the Oakland County Work Release reside in Oakland County. All inmates that are held in this facility have no more than a 2 years sentence.

While being economical, the mission of the Oakland County Work Release is to supply inmates with the resources needed.

The jail operates in a way that surpasses national and state standards. 

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Oakland County Work Release
Facility Name
Oakland County Work Release
Facility Type
County Jail
1201 North Telegraph PO Box 436017, Pontiac, MI, 48341
[email protected]
Security Level
Postal Code
Oakland County
Official Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Oakland County Sheriffs Office

Michael J. Bouchard
1201 Telegraph Road, Pontiac, Michigan, 48341

Inmate Search

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Oakland County Work Release. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Oakland County Sheriff's Department does.

The Oakland County Work Release has its jail roster with their current arrests available to the general public by the Oakland County Sheriff's Department. The database can be found on the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department official website.

You can do an inmate search on the roster by the inmate's name. When doing a successful inmate search, you will see the inmates information below:

  • Mugshots
  • Weight
  • Height
  • Inmates Name
  • Address
  • Hair Color
  • Eye Color
  • DLM
  • Arrest Information
  • Charges

Sending a Mail

Oakland County Work Release inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends in the mail. For safety reasons, all letters get inspected by the Oakland County Work Release employees. The letters will get passed out to the correct inmates after the employees check all the mail. 

When you send items to the jail along with your letters, there are a number of things you are not allowed to send. Here is a list of items you are not allowed to send below: 

  • Gang Related Items
  • Music Cards
  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • Confetti
  • Glitter
  • Ribbons
  • String
  • Polaroids
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • Perfume
  • Writing Paper
  • Envelopes
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Stamps
  • No photographs larger than 5x7”

Oakland County Work Release inmates can get books, newspaper, and magazines. The books, Newspaper, and magazines will need to be delivered directly from the bookstore or publisher to the jail. All books being sent to the Oakland County Work Release must be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed, Books will be sent back to sender If a hardcover book is sent, it will be sent back to the sender if they are used or hardcovered

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Sending Money

Oakland County Work Release inmates will need funds to purchase items from the commissary. If you would like to fund an inmate’s account, you can send a cashier’s check or a money order to directly to the Oakland County Work Release. You will need to make the money payable to the inmate. 

You can drop the money orders or cashier’s checks off at the jail or you can mail them to the jail at the address below: 

Oakland County Work Release
1201 North Telegraph
PO Box 436017, Pontiac, MI, 48341

If you want to mail the money order or checks, you will need to make sure you have a return address on the envelope. And it will take several days for the money orders to be put into the inmate’s bank account. 

Phone Calls

Oakland County Work Release inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During phone time inmates are allowed to call their family and friends. Inmates are limited to15-minute calls. The call will be terminated when the 15 minutes is up.   

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are forbidden for the inmates to use. The call will be immediately disconnected if an inmate is caught using any of these features. Disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate.

Oakland County Work Release inmates are only allowed to make collect calls. Only those who have a landline phone will be able to get collect calls. If you only have a cell phone you will not be able to take any collect calls. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all charges from this phone call. Oakland County Work Release is not responsible for any charges from the collect calls.

Visiting Rules

Oakland County Work Release inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will are allowed to visit, however, they will need to be with by their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit you will need to show your driver’s license, state identification card, or their United States Passport. 

Make sure you keep all your personal belongings in your car. Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area.

Oakland County Work Release inmates are allowed one 15-minute visit each week. These visits are video visits. The software that is used is from Homewav. Times of visitations vary from on-site and off-site. 

Oakland County Work Release inmates are allowed one 15-minute visit for each calendar week. All visitation is a privilege and not a right.

Oakland County Prison Statistics

Oakland County Prison Admissions

Female Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions -
Total Prison Admissions 998
Male Prison Admissions -
Asian Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -

Oakland County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population -
Native Jail Population 1
Black Jail Population 624
White Jail Population 771
Asian Jail Population -

Oakland County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Population 1,484
Male Jail Population 1,133
Total Jail Admissions 19,009
Female Jail Population 262

Oakland County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 449
Female Pretrial Jail Population 85
Male Pretrial Jail Population 439

Oakland County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 256
Male Prison Population 4,176
Total Prison Population 4,434

Oakland County Prison Population By Race

Black Prison Population 2,377
Other Prison Population 35
Asian Prison Population 29
Native Prison Population 13
White Prison Population 1,980
Latino Prison Population -


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