Benton, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Benton is a city in Franklin County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.16 square miles (13.36 sq. km). The City of Benton had a population of approximately 7,087 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Benton, Illinois is Fred Kondritz. Fred Kondritz can be contacted at (618) 439-6131 ext. 9 and by email at

Fred Kondritz, Mayor
Benton City Mayor’s Office
City of Benton
Benton City Hall
1403 S. Main Street, Box 640
Benton, IL 62812
Phone: (618) 439-6131 ext. 9
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Benton City Mayor

Benton, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2015 Benton: 200.1 U.S. Average: 208.5
Violent crime rate in 2013 Benton: 113.3 U.S. Average: 204.3

Facts about crime in Benton, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Benton is 7% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.54 daily crimes that occur in Benton.
  • Benton is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benton you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benton has decreased by 6%.

Benton, Illinois Police Station Information

Benton Police Department

The Benton Police Department has 10 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 6,700 people.

Mike Andrews, Chief of Police
Benton Police Department
503 W Washington Street
Benton, IL 62812
Phone: (618) 439-4504
Fax: (618) 439-2505
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Benton Police Dept

Benton, Illinois City or County Jail Information

The City of Benton is located on Franklin County. Therefore, we listed the county jails and inmate visitation information for Franklin County.

Franklin County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Franklin County Jail
403 E. Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812
Phone: (618) 439-9553
Fax: (618) 435-3516

Franklin Jail Visitations
Franklin County Jail

Police Records Request in Benton, Illinois

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

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Brooke Craig, City Clerk
City of Benton
Benton City Hall
1403 S. Main Street
P.O. Box 640
Benton, IL 62812
Phone: 618-439-6131 ext. 6
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Benton City Clerk

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