Justice Complex Information

The Otsego County Board of Commissioners has identified as its highest priority, to address the public safety concerns that have arisen in our community as a result of having a jail that is significantly undersized and has been for years. Having an undersized jail creates challenges throughout the County’s entire criminal justice system. 

Please review the documents included on this web page for more information on the challenges we face and the proposed solution. 

Informational Otsego County Justice Complex Flyer 2021

Public Safety Studies:
2005 Feasibility Study by Gundlach Champion
2008 National Institute of Corrections Study
2020 Feasibility Study by Byce and Associates
2021 Byce and Associates Cost Option Update

Jail and Crime Information:

County Jails in the State of Michigan Size Comparison
Number of SANE Cases For the Past Four Years
Jail Population Statistics on 2-23-2021
Outstanding Warrant Statistics
Warrant Details
Outstanding Child Support Statistics

Facility Information:

Downtown County Building Information
Comparison of Complex Versus a Jail Only
Alpine Center Information
Proposed Facility Location

Financial Information:

Summary of Millage Reductions in Otsego County
Snapshot of Estimated Tax Impact on Household
Signed Resolution OCR 21-01 Otsego County Justice Complex
Sample Ballot Language

Informational Presentations:

Otsego County Justice Complex Presentation Materials

Questions and Answers:

Otsego County Justice Complex Question and Answer Document

Local Weather
Gaylord
34°
Fair
Feels like: 30°F
Wind: 3mph W
Humidity: 70%
Pressure: 30.43"Hg
UV index: 0
ThuFriSatSun
64/41°F
66/43°F
66/45°F
68/50°F