Morgan County Jail

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Morgan County Jail Details

Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for Morgan County Jail, a Jail & Prison, at West Court Street, Jacksonville IL.

Morgan County Jail
300 West Court Street
Jacksonville, Illinois, 62650

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About the Morgan County Jail

The Morgan County Jail, located in Jacksonville, 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. Morgan County Jail makes these records available to the public.

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

Jacksonville 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 Morgan County Jail may also be able to provide information about inmates housed in other Morgan County or Illinois Jails and Prisons, including information on prison transfers.

Finding Morgan County Criminal Records

Jails and Prisons in Morgan 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.

Jacksonville Jail and Prison Policies

Jails and Prisons within Morgan County follow Illinois or federal policies depending on their type. The Morgan 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 Morgan County Jails and Prisons. Morgan County Jail can provide information on inmate transfers to local, state, or national facilities.

State and Federal Prisons in Morgan 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 Morgan County, which must follow Illinois and federal regulations.

Contact the Morgan County Jail

You may contact the Morgan County Jail by calling 217-245-4143, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Morgan County Jail, 300 West Court Street, Jacksonville, Illinois, 62650.