Sheriff's Office Work Release
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Sheriff's Office Work Release

Sentenced - Felony - Misdemeanors



Program Information

MCLA 28.1747 provides that courts may grant day parole to jail inmates for several purposes, including employment. The Sheriff's Office administers the Work Release program at a separate facility which allows inmates to maintain their employment status.


  • Misdemeanor and felony offenders are eligible
  • Offender must have verifiable employment and own means of transportation
  • Male and female offenders are eligible
  • Must be ordered by the court
Charge Appropriateness The following are not eligible for Work Release:

  • offenders with a felony detainer
  • offenders serving sentences for Criminal Sexual Conduct 1, 2, 3, or 4, or Attempt Criminal Sexual Conduct 1, 2,3, 4, Failure to Register as a Sex Offender (current charge), Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Penetration, Stalking, Escape/ Attempt to Escape, or Sexual Child Abuse Activity/Distribution of Obscene
    Materials to Children
  • offenders with warrants/holds from other jurisdictions


  • Offender is required to pay an entry fee of $100
  • Daily fee of $11.25 or $16 (with alcohol unit)

**Further inform​at​ion can be provided by calling 248-858-5457**