Chicago, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Chicago is a city in Cook and DuPage County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 227.63 square miles (589.56 sq. km). The City of Chicago had a population of approximately 2,695,598 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Chicago, Illinois is Lori E. Lightfoot. Lori E. Lightfoot can be contacted by email at letterforthemayor@cityofchicago.org.

Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor
Chicago City Mayor’s Office
City of Chicago
Chicago City Hall
121 N LaSalle Street
Chicago City Hall 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Email: letterforthemayor@cityofchicago.org

Chicago City Mayor

Chicago, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Chicago: 567.2 U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Chicago: 618.2 U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Chicago, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Chicago is 62% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.47 daily crimes that occur in Chicago.
  • Chicago is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chicago you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chicago has decreased by 3%.

Chicago, Illinois Police Station Information

Chicago Police Department

The Chicago Police Department has 13,400 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 2994100 people.

Charlie Beck, Interim Superintendent of Police
Chicago Police Department
Public Safety Headquarters Building
3510 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653
Phone: (312) 746-6000
Fax: (312) 745-6963
Email: CLEARPATH@chicagopolice.org
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Chicago, Illinois City or County Jail Information

Chicago Police Warrants
Chicago Most Wanted

The most wanted offenders are listed according to last name, first name, middle name, DOB, sex, race, hair color, eye color, height, weight, convictions, etc.

The City of Chicago is located in Cook and DuPage Counties. Therefore, we listed the county jails and inmate visitation information of both counties.

Cook County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Cook County Jail
2700 South California Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60608
Phone: (773) 674-7100

Cook County Jail Divisions:

Division IV:
2717 S. Sacramento Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608

Division VI
2801 S. Sacramento Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608

Division IX
2834 W. 31st Street
Chicago, IL 60608

Division X
2950 S. California
Chicago, IL 60608

Division XI
3015 S. California Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60608

External Operations
2834 W. 31st Street
Chicago, IL 60608

Division III
2700 S. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608

Cook County Jail Visitations Hours:

Division 6 Annex – Formerly Division 2 Dorm 2 and 3:

Sunday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Dorm 2)
Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Dorm 2)
Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Dorm 3)
Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Dorm 3)

Division 6:

Sunday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. (1J, 1K, 1L, 1N, 1P, 1Q) and 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1H, 1R)
Monday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2H, 2J, 1A, 1B)
Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (1K, 1L, 1N, 1P, 1Q, 1R, 1C, 1J)
Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2K, 2L, 2N, 2P, 2Q, 2R, 1H, 1D)
Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. (2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2H, 2J) and 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2K, 2L, 2N, 2P, 2Q, 2R)

Division 8 RTU:

Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (4th Floor, 5th Floor)
Monday, 3:30p.m. – 8:30p.m. (2nd Floor)
Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (3rd Floor)

Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (4th Floor, 5th Floor)
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2nd Floor, 3rd Floor)

8 RTU Annex:

Sunday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2D, 2F, 2M)
Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2B, 2E, 2L)
Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2D, 2F, 2M)
Saturday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2B, 2E, 2L)

Cermak:

Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (2N, 2S, 2E) and 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (3N, 3W, 3S (males only))
Monday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2W, 3E, 3S (females only))
Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2N, 2E, 2S, 3N, 3W, 3S (males only))
Saturday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2W, 3E, 3S (females only))

Division 9:

Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F) and 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (1G, 1H, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D)
Monday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2A, 2B, 2G, 2H, 3E, 3F, 3G, 3H)
Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2C, 2D, 2E, 2F, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D)
Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F, 1G, 1H, LI)
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (2G, 2H, 3E, 3F, 3G, 3H) and 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (2E, 2F, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D)

Division 10:

Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A) and 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (1D, 2D, 3D, 4D)
Monday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (1B, 2B, 3B, 4B, 1D, 2D)
Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (1C, 2C, 3C, 4C)
Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 3D, 4D)
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (1B, 2B, 3B, 4B) and 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (1C, 2C, 3C, 4C)

Division 11:

Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (AA, AB, AC, AD, CA, CB, CC, CD) and 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (BF, BG, BH, BJ, DA, DB, DC, DD)
Monday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (BA, BB, BC, BD, CF, CG, CH, CJ)
Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (AA, AB, AC, AD, BF, BG, BH, BJ, DA, DB, DC, DD)
Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (AF, AG, AH, AJ, CA, CB, CC, CD, DF, DG, DH, DJ)
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (AF, AG, AH, AJ, DF, DG, DH, DJ) and 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (BA, BB, BC, BD, CF, CG, CH, CJ)

Cook Jail Visitations
Cook County Jail

DuPage County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

DuPage County Jail
501 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: (630) 407-2255

DuPage County Jail Visitations Hours:

Male Inmates:
Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Female Inmates:
Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

DuPage Jail Visitations
DuPage County Jail

Police Records Request in Chicago, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Bureau/Division/Section/Department of the Chicago Police Department during normal business hours. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable Police FOIA Request form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

Chicago Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Chicago Police Department – Records Bureau/Division/Section/Department
Attn: Freedom of Information Officer
Freedom of Information Section, Unit 114
3510 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60653
Email: foia@chicagopolice.org
Phone: (312) 745-5308
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Chicago FOIA Request

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