Illinois Inmate Search

Perform a free Illinois public inmate records search, including inmate rosters, lists, locators, lookups, inquiries, and active jail inmates.


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County of Montgomery Website View County of Montgomery jail and sheriff offices page for visiting hours, special instructions and contact information.

McHenry County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search View McHenry County Sheriff's Office inmate list including names, charges, court date and court room.

McLean County Sheriff Website View McLean County Sheriff home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Menard County Website (Illinois) View Menard County Sheriff page for a description of services and information about the detention facility and process service.

Mercer County Sheriff Website View Mercer County Sheriff home page, including name, hours, phone number, and address.

Morgan County Sheriff Website View Morgan County Sheriff home page, including jail inspection reports, hours, and contact information.

Moultrie County Detention Center and Sheriff Website View Moultrie County Detention Center and Sheriff home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Moultrie County Jail Inmate Search Search Moultrie County Jail inmate database by name and inmate number.

Moultrie County Sheriff's Department Inmate Search View Moultrie County Sheriff's Department inmate list by name, intake date, offense and disposition.

Peoria County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Peoria County, Illinois inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Peoria County Records View Peoria County records database page by record type, including court records and jail records.

Peoria County Sheriff's Office Website View Peoria County Sheriff's Office webpage, including contact information, career opportunities, a commitment report, and inmate information.

Perry County Sheriff's Office Website View Perry County Sheriff's Office website for general information including contact information and links to other services.

Pulaski County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Pulaski County, Illinois inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Randolph County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Randolph County, Illinois inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Richland County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search View Richland County Sheriff's Office inmates by name, including photo, charges and bond amount.

Richland County Sheriff's Office Website View Richland County Sheriff's Office website for general information including mission statement, contact information and links to services offered.

Saline County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Saline County, Illinois inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Saline County Sheriff's Office Website (Illinois) View Saline County Sheriff's Office website for general information including contact information and links to other services.

Sangamon County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Sangamon County, Illinois inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Find Illinois Inmate Records

Illinois Inmate Searches provide information about current and former inmates incarcerated in city, County, Illinois State, and Federal prisons. Jails and Prisons in IL, are required to keep public records on all prisoners who have been incarcerated at their facilities. Illinois offender searches can be useful in locating the whereabouts of inmates, lookup criminal offenses and sentences, and find information about contacting and visiting inmates.

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Find Inmate Records in Illinois

Illinois inmate records provide information about individuals who have been incarcerated in Illinois. IL Inmate Searches provide these records and display information about an inmate's name and any known aliases, their age, race, and gender. These records also contain information about the Illinois inmate, including their identification number, location of incarceration, release date, and details of the inmate's criminal history.

IL Background Checks

Employers, local Police, Sheriff's, and other law enforcement agencies in Illinois conduct background checks on individuals to investigate an individual's criminal history. Illinois inmate searches and background checks can provide information on whether an individual has been incarcerated and can be useful to assess whether a former inmate poses a public threat. Background checks must be conducted in accordance with Illinois privacy laws.

Contacting & Visiting Illinois Inmates

Families can locate family members who are Illinois inmates using inmate finders and lookups. Search results from inmate finders can provide contact information for prisoners in County, Illinois State, and Federal jails and prisons. Inmates who have been transferred to another prison or jail facility can be located with Illinois inmate searches. These inmate records may provide inmate contact information, visitation hours, phone calls, and directions on how to send money to incarcerated individuals.

IL Inmate Records

Jails and prisons in Illinois provide information about inmates with inmate records. These records provide information about prisoner sentences, demographics, and other data useful to criminal researchers and sociologists who study criminal behavior. IL Police and Sheriff Departments use these records to understand crime trends. Illinois inmate lookups provide public records from Federal and State prison systems. Illinois inmate locator databases can help the public discover records from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and Illinois Department of Corrections (DOC).