Cairo, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Cairo is a city in Alexander County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.08 square miles (23.5 sq. km). The City of Cairo had a population of approximately 2,831 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Cairo, Illinois is Tyrone Coleman. Tyrone Coleman can be contacted at (618) 734-4127.

Tyrone Coleman, Mayor
Cairo City Mayor’s Office
City of Cairo
Cairo City Hall
1501 Washington Ave,
Cairo, IL 62914
Phone: (618) 734-4127

Cairo, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2016 Cairo: 1,436.3 U.S. Average: 216.3
Violent crime rate in 2015 Cairo: 1,965.1 U.S. Average: 208.5

Facts about crime in Cairo, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Cairo is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.02 daily crimes that occur in Cairo.
  • Cairo is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cairo you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cairo has decreased by 78%.

Cairo, Illinois Police Station Information

Cairo Police Department

The Cairo Police Department has 14 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 5,000 people.

Cairo Police Department
1501 Washington Ave,
Cairo, IL 62914
Phone: (618) 734-2131
Fax: (618) 734-2134

Cairo Police Dept

Cairo, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Alexander County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Alexander County Jail
2000 Washington Ave # 7,
Cairo, IL 62914
Phone: (618) 734-2141

Police Records Request in Cairo, Illinois

We have not found police records information on the Cairo Police Department website. Instead, police records can be obtained from the Alexander County Sheriff’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:

Alexander County Sheriff’s Office
2000 Washington Ave,
Cairo, IL 62914
Phone: (618) 734-7000

Alexander County Sheriff

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