Jails & Prisons in Benton, Illinois

There are 2 Jails & Prisons in Benton, Illinois, serving a population of 7,050 people in an area of 6 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 3,525 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 2 square miles.

In Illinois, Benton is ranked 37th of 1547 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 36th of 1547 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Benton Jails & Prisons

Find Benton, Illinois jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries.

Franklin County Jail 403 East Main Street Benton, IL

Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center 409 East Washington Street Benton, IL

About Franklin County Jails & Prisons

A Benton Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Benton, IL where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Benton Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Benton Prisons are longer-term facilities where inmates serve out a prison sentence, usually of a year or more, for their crimes.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Benton inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Benton background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates