Altamont, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Altamont is a city in Effingham County, Effingham. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.42 square miles (3.67 sq. km). The City of Altamont had a population of approximately 2,319 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Altamont, Effingham is Jason Rippetoe. Jason Rippetoe can be contacted at (618) 483-5212 and by email at

Jason Rippetoe, Mayor
Altamont City Mayor’s Office
City of Altamont
Altamont City Hall
202 North Second Street
Altamont, Illinois 62411
Phone: (618) 483-5212

Altamont City Mayor

Altamont, Effingham Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Addison: 66.0 U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Addison: 43.6 U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Altamont, Effingham:

  • The overall crime rate in Altamont is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.82 daily crimes that occur in Altamont.
  • Altamont is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Altamont you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Altamont has increased by 19%.

Altamont, Effingham Police Station Information

Altamont Police Department

The Altamont Police Department has 5 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 2,296 people.

Alan Heiens, Chief of Police
Altamont Police Department
202 N 2nd St,
Altamont, IL 62411
Phone: (618) 483-5212
Fax: (618) 483-9229

Altamont Police Dept

Altamont, Effingham City or County Jail Information

The City of Altamont is located in Effingham County. Therefore, we listed the county jails and inmate visitation information for Effingham County.

Effingham County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Effingham County Jail
101 N 4th St,
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: (217) 342-3866

Effingham County Jail Visitations Hours:

Female Inmates:
Tuesday and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Male Inmates:
Tuesday and Saturday from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Effingham Jail Visitations
Effingham County Jail

Police Records Request in Altamont, Effingham

We have not found police records information on Altamont Police Department website. Instead, police records can be obtained from the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office during normal business hours. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable Open Records Request form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

Altamont Records Request

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Effingham County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: FOIA Officer
101 N. Fourth St., Suite 101
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: (217) 342-2102
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Effingham County Sheriff

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