Chester, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Chester is a city in Randolph County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.82 square miles (15.08 sq. km). The City of Chester had a population of approximately 8,586 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Chester, Illinois is Tom Page. Tom Page can be contacted at (618) 826-5114 and by email at

Tom Page, Mayor
Chester City Mayor’s Office
City of Chester
Chester City Hall
1330 Swanwick Street
Chester, IL 62233
Phone: (618) 826-5114
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Chester City Mayor

Chester, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Chester: 111.7 U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Chester: 93.5 U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Chester, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Chester is 86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.97 daily crimes that occur in Chester.
  • Chester is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 284 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chester has decreased by 58%.

Chester, Illinois Police Station Information

Chester Police Department

The Chester Police Department has 10 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 8,401 people.

Ryan Coffey, Chief of Police
Chester Police Department
1330 Swanwick Street
Chester, IL 62233
Phone: (618) 826-5454
Fax: (618) 826-5283

Chester Police Dept
Chester Police Facebook

Chester, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Randolph County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Randolph County Jail
200 W Buena Vista St.
Chester, IL 62233
Phone: (618) 826-5484
Fax: (618) 826-4732

Randolph County Jail

Police Records Request in Chester, Illinois

We have not found police records information on the Chester 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.

Chester Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Danielle Valleroy, City Clerk/FOIA Officer
City of Chester
Chester City Hall
1330 Swanwick Street
Chester, IL 62233
Phone: (618) 826-2326
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Chester FOIA Request
Chester City Clerk

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