Elgin Police Jail Information

847-289-2700, 847-289-2740
151 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, 60120

Elgin Police Jail is a low security police department jail located in city of Elgin, Kane County, IL. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Illinois state law. It houses the people who have been arrested and are awaiting trial, sentence or pending plea. Most of the inmates serving their time in Elgin Police Jail are sentenced for less then a year for crimes which are less serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC)

Below we have given information about the Elgin Police Jail including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Elgin Police Jail Prison Information

Jail Name :Elgin Police Jail
Jail Type :Police Department Jail
Location:151 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, 60120
Contact Numbers:847-289-2700, 847-289-2740
Postal Code:60120
State :Illinois
County:Kane County
Jail Webpage://www.cityofelgin.org/index.aspx?NID=82

Elgin Police Jail Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Elgin Police Jail, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Illinois statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
151 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, 60120

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 847-289-2700, 847-289-2740.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Elgin Police Jail make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 6 nearby jails/prisons

Sleepy Hollow Detention

One Thorobred Lane, Sleepy Hollow, IL, 60118 847-428-8784, 847-426-4425

DeKalb Jail

200 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL, 60115 815-748-8400

East Dundee Jail

120 Barrington Avenue, East Dundee, IL, 60118 847-426-2822, 847-428-4034

Elburn Jail

301 East North Street, Elburn, IL, 60119 630-365-5070

Elgin Police Jail

151 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, 60120 847-289-2700, 847-289-2740

Northern Illinois University Police Jail

375 Wirtz Drive, DeKalb, IL, 60115 815-753-1212

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