Illinois Inmate Search

Records of inmates serving their sentence in Illinois state prisons are maintained by Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC). The DOC maintains a centralized inmate database which one can easily search(refer the guide below). However, county jails, police jails, city jails in Illinois maintains the inmate recordsindividually and one need to refer their websites for details. Read the instructions below to lookup inmate information across all prison types.

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Illinois inmate search

DOC manages and operates all the state prison in Illinois

To search for an inmate in DOC follow the steps given below:

  1. Navigate to DOC inmate search page - Link
  2. Enter inmate name, id, age, gender and date of birth in the required fields
  3. Click on “Submit” button

On the next page, you can see the list of all inmates matching the criteria.

AuthorityIllinois Department of Corrections (IDOC)
Inmate Search//
Address1301 Concordia Court, P.O. Box 19277, Springfield, IL 62794-9277
Phone(217) 558-2200/ 2008

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Jails and prisons in Illinois

There are 529 jails and prisons in Illinois

Southwestern Illinois Correctional Center

950 Kingshighway Street, East St. Louis, IL, 62203 618-394-2200

Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) - Chicago

71 West Van Buren Street, Chicago, IL, 60605 312-322-0567

Jerome Combs Detention Center

3050 Justice Way, Kankakee, IL, 60901 815-802-7272

Kankakee County - Jerome Combs Detention Center

3050 South Justice Way, Kankakee, IL, 60901 815-802-7272

McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility (ICE)

2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, IL, 60098 815-338-2144

Kane County Adult Justice Center

37 West 755 Illinois Route 38, Suite B, St. Charles, IL, 60175 630-208-2060

Lake County Jail - Robert Babcox Justice Center

20 South County StreetPO Box 38, Waukegan, IL, 60079 847-377-4188, 847-377-4107

Knox County Jail & Detention Facility

152 South Kellogg Street, Galesburg, IL, 61401 309-345-3733

Pontiac Medium-Security Unit

700 West Lincoln StreetPO Box 99, Pontiac, IL, 61764 815-842-2816

Menard Medium-Security Unit

711 Kaskaskia StreetPO Box 711, Menard, IL, 62259 618-826-5071
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