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One of the few free searches on the internet is for inmates in jail and prison. Below you'll find the searches and lookups available from official websites or those provided with population reports to post online. Other ways to find someone in custody are to call using the phone numbers found by clicking the button on your right marked "Search Jail".

Search all jails in Illinois

jail buttonFind all county jails plus more about those listed here with any alternate search options that are available. "Search Jails" if you don't see your county. Information you'll receive can include offense reports, list of charges, arresting agency and requirements necessary for release.
Local authority within state boundaries that governs smaller communities.
Detention facility with criminal detainees awaiting trial or serving shorter sentences.
Person in the custody of law enforcement for alleged illegal activity. Prisoner or convict.
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More about corrections in Illinois

This directory contains all Illinois jails and detention centers with address and phone number including three that share the Tri-County Jail; those with search functions are noted to the side with the IDOC inmate search. Home pages can be reached for more details or use the corresponding pages found to the right. State population statistics include 45,529 in custody with approximately 33,500 parolees. The Illinois Sheriff's Association was used for reference.

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