Coles County Jail

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Coles County Jail Details

Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for Coles County Jail, a Jail & Prison, at 7th Street, Charleston IL.

Coles County Jail
701 7th Street
Charleston, Illinois, 61920

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About the Coles County Jail

The Coles County Jail, located in Charleston, IL, is a secure facility that houses inmates. The inmates may be awaiting trial or sentencing, or they may be serving a sentence after being convicted of a crime. Jails and Prisons maintain records on inmates, including arrest records, sentencing records, court documents, and other criminal records. Coles County Jail makes these records available to the public.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Charleston inmates
  • Conducting a background check
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Contacting an inmate
  • Jail and Prison visiting hours
Locating Charleston Inmates

Charleston Jails and Prisons provide information about inmates. These records include Jail and Prison rosters, inmate contact information, and sentencing information. In addition to locating current inmates, the records may provide information on former inmates or inmates who have been transferred. The Coles County Jail may also be able to provide information about inmates housed in other Coles County or Illinois Jails and Prisons, including information on prison transfers.

Finding Coles County Criminal Records

Jails and Prisons in Coles County maintain criminal records for current and former inmates. These records include arrest records, warrant records, parole records, and other information about convicted offenders. Criminal records can also list information about the inmate's crime, court-ordered victim restitution, and parole eligibility. Records for former inmates can also include parole information. These criminal records play a central role in conducting a thorough background check.

Charleston Jail and Prison Policies

Jails and Prisons within Coles County follow Illinois or federal policies depending on their type. The Coles County Jail provides information on its policies, including rules for contacting inmates, sending money to inmates, or visiting the facility. Contact the main office for information about visitation hours and any restrictions on visitation.

Jail and Prison Transfers

While Jails are short-term facilities for inmates awaiting trial or sentencing, Prisons house inmates serving longer sentences. Some Jails incarcerate inmates serving short sentences, typically under one year. Inmates often transfer between Coles County Jails and Prisons. Coles County Jail can provide information on inmate transfers to local, state, or national facilities.

State and Federal Prisons in Coles County

In Illinois, the Department of Corrections (DOC) or Bureau of Prisons (POC) oversees state prisons. The Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) runs federal prisons. These agencies also oversee private prisons operating in Coles County, which must follow Illinois and federal regulations.

Contact the Coles County Jail

You may contact the Coles County Jail by calling 217-348-0584, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Coles County Jail, 701 7th Street, Charleston, Illinois, 61920.