Kent County Juvenile Detention INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES
The Kent County Juvenile Detention in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Kent County Juvenile Detention are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The men, women and juveniles being held in the Kent County Juvenile Detention are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Kent County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Michigan Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Kent County Juvenile Detention are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.
Kent County Juvenile Detention
1501 Cedar Street N.E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Adult Court: 616-363-6124
Adult Probation: 616-363-6808
District Attorney: 616-632-6714
Jail (Main): 616-632-6412
Juvenile Court: 616-632-6664
Juvenile Probation: 616-363-6808
Public Defender: 616-774-9577
This facility, known as "Kent County Juvenile Detention" is also known as Kent County Juvenile Detention, Michigan, Kent.