Welcome to the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office. Please take a moment to look through our website to see the various Divisions of the Sheriff’s Office and how they operate. We are continually looking at ways to improve how we communicate with the public and provide them with the information they want and need. This is one way we can accomplish that goal.
Thank you for visiting our site and if there is anything our office can assist you with, please contact us.
Records Office Walk-In Hours: (starting October 1, 2022)
Monday: 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 8am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8am - 12pm
If you need assistance when the Records Office is closed, please use the phone in the Front Lobby that will connect you to Dispatch and they can assist you.
Purchase Permits can be placed in the drop box in the Front Lobby during regular business hours or they can be mailed to the Sheriff's Office at 405 N. Winter St., Adrian, MI 49221
Fingerprinting will start on November 1, 2022. The hours are Monday-Thursday from 9am-4pm. *Concealed Pistol Licensing applicants MUST have completed the CPL application from the County Clerks' Office before requesting to be fingerprinted.
Private Party Purchase Permit(s) can be obtained at the Records Office. The process takes 2-3 business days to complete. *A permit is required if the applicant does not have a Concealed License Permit and is purchasing a gun from an individual. A permit is not required if the applicant is purchasing a gun from a licensed dealer.
Copies of Complaint or Crash Reports can be requested either by mail or through the county website.
The Freedom of Information form (FOIA) is available online.
We would like to encourage the public to call to confirm that they have everything that they need for us to assist them in a timely manner before they make the trip to the Sheriff’s Office. The Records Unit can be reached by phone at 517-263-0524 ext. 2052 or by email.
Must successfully pass a background investigation that includes a psychological and medical examination
Road Patrol candidates must be MCOLES certified or certifiable
Road Patrol and Corrections Officers must pass an EMPCO Law Enforcement test
Step pay-grade salary commensurate with experience
Health and Dental Plans
Annual Leave accrual
Life Insurance Plans
Long/Short Term Disability
Career Development Training Program
If you are interested in applying for a full-time or volunteer position, please contact our administrative office at 517-264-5368 to request an application, or you can obtain one through our Records Office during normal business hours.