Monroe County Jail

The Monroe County Jail is an ICE detention center that houses detainees in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This facility is located in Monroe, Michigan.

If you need more information about a detainee who is housed at Monroe County Jail, you can call (313) 568-6049 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Please have the detainee's information ready before you call. This includes their full name, known aliases, date of birth, and country of birth.

The Monroe County Jail does not discriminate based on disability and provides detainees with disability-related accommodations, as needed, to access its programs and activities.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Monroe County Jail are as follows:

Saturdays and Sundays:
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

General Rules

To allow enough time to process through security, all visitors must arrive 45 minutes prior to the scheduled visit time. Adult visitors must have a valid photo ID to enter Monroe County Jail. Minors who are visiting the facility must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older) at all times.

All family and other social visits are non-contact. All visitors are subject to search. Visitors are not allowed to carry any items into the visitation area, and they can't pass any items to detainees.

No electronic devices (cell phones, pagers, radios, etc.) are permitted in the secure areas of this facility. You should leave these items locked in your vehicle. Parking is located at the west side of the facility.

Attorney Visits
Attorneys and paralegals may visit detainees anytime 24/7, except when there's a facility emergency.

Consular Visits
Consular officials are allowed to meet with their detained nationals at any time. Whenever possible, arrangements should be made with the ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer in advance of the visit. All consular officials should bring appropriate credentials. 

The ICE Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officer in charge of Monroe County Jail can be reached by calling (313) 568-6049.

Clergy Visits
Clergy are allowed to visit detainees housed at Monroe County Jail at any time. However, arrangements must be made in advance with the Chaplain’s Office.

Physical Address

Monroe County Jail
7000 East Dunbar Road
Monroe, MI 48161
United States

100 East Second Street
Monroe, MI 48161
United States

Driving Directions:

General Phone Number

Facility Main Phone: (734) 240-8001
Field Office Main Phone: (313) 568-6049

Immigration Court: 1-800-898-7180
Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA): (703) 605-1007

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Monroe County Jail
Detainee Name
Alien Number, Housing Unit/Dorm/Bunk Number
7000 East Dunbar Road
Monroe, MI 48161
United States

All mail sent to detainees must include the last four digits of their Alien number, plus the sender’s name and address. Staff does not read the mail but does screen for contraband. 

A detainee may receive items that are necessary for travel or release from agency custody with approval of the ICE Deportation Officer.  Before sending a package, contact the Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officer at the Detroit ERO Office.

Detroit ERO Office
(313) 568-6049
333 Mt. Elliott Street
Detroit, MI, 48207

Detainees who are being removed from the United States are allowed to have one small piece of luggage. If needed, you can send the luggage after getting approval from the Supervisory Deportation Officer. For security purposes, no electronic devices (cell phones, electric razors, laptop computers, radios, etc.) are allowed.

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call a detainee at Monroe County Jail, but you can leave a message. If you need to contact a detainee, call (734) 240-8001. Your message must include the detainee’s full name, alien registration number, and a telephone number where you can be reached.

How to Send Money

To deposit money into a detainee’s trust account at Monroe County Jail, you can mail a check or money to the facility. Do not send cash.

Send the check or money order to:
Monroe County Jail
Detainee Name/Alien Number
7000 East Dunbar Road
Monroe, MI 48161
United States

When a detainee receives money in the mail, it's taken to the processing area and placed into their account. The processing officer will provide a receipt for all funds received. 

To Post a Delivery Bond

When a person has been taken into ICE custody and placed into removal proceedings while they are in the United States, a delivery bond may be posted. When you post a delivery bond, you are required to show proof of identity.

Bonds for aliens detained by ICE can be posted at ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nationwide, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., local time. For a list of ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nearest you or for bond information, click here. You must have the last name of the detainee and their alien registration number before calling. 

Acceptable forms of payment are: 

  • money orders
  • cashier’s checks 
  • certified checks

Payments must be made payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

Programs For Inmates

None listed.

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Careers at Monroe County Jail

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