Sheriff’s Office

Scott A. Strait

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Mission Statement: The Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office’s fundamental duty is to serve mankind; to safeguard lives and property; to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder, and to respect the Constitutional rights of all persons to liberty, equality and justice.

Scott A. Strait, Sheriff

Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office
100 South Marley Street
Saint Ignace, Michigan 49781

Administrative office (906) 643-1911

County Jail (906) 643-7325

Emergencies – Call 911

Animal Control Emergencies – Call 911
Animal control non emergencies – Call (906) 495-2142

Criminal Tip line – (906) 643-1165

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Traffic Crash Reports On Line
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Payments for Civil Process Fees may be made through GovPay
Payments for Booking Fees may be made through GovPay
Payments for Jail Housing may be made through GovPay
Payments for Tether Fees may be made through GovPay
Cash Bond payment through GovPay GovPay
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The Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office provides water safety patrols throughout the inland lakes as well as Lakes Huron and Michigan


Mackinac Sheriff Marine Patrol


Summer Sunset from Mackinac

NOTICE: The Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office has come into the possession of a firearm. The owner of this firearm may claim the firearm within 30 days of this posting by providing the sheriff that they are authorized under Michigan law to possess the firearm. The firearm is desribed as: Hi-Point Firearms, 9mm, Semi-automatic pistol, Model C9MM, serial number 801036. The firearm will be forfieted to the Mackinac County Sheriff after the 30 day period. Public Act 372 of 1927 MCL28.434a(1)(a)(4)(a)(a)(b). Posted 2/8/2017 – Expires 3/10/2017.