Christopher, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Christopher is a city in Franklin County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.59 square miles (4.11 sq. km). The City of Christopher had a population of approximately 2,382 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Christopher, Illinois is Gary Bartolotti. Gary Bartolotti can be contacted at (618) 724-​7648 and by email at

Gary Bartolotti, Mayor
Christopher City Mayor’s Office
City of Christopher
Christopher City Hall
208 N. Thomas St.
Christopher, IL 62822
Phone: (618) 724-​7648

Christopher City Mayor

Christopher, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Christopher: 276.0 U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Christopher: 163.9 U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Christopher, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Christopher is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.43 daily crimes that occur in Christopher.
  • Christopher is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Christopher you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Christopher has increased by 73%.

Christopher, Illinois Police Station Information

Christopher Police Department

The Christopher Police Department has 8 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 2,800 people.

William Southerd, Chief of Police
Christopher Police Department
218 Market St,
Christopher, IL 62822
Phone: (618) 724-2828
Fax: (618) 724-4573

Christopher Police Dept

Christopher, Illinois City or County Jail Information

The City of Christopher is located in 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 Christopher, Illinois

We have not found police records information on the Christopher 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:

Stephen Gilbert, City Clerk
City of Christopher
Christopher City Hall
208 N. Thomas St.
Christopher, IL 62822
Phone: (618) 724-​7648

Christopher City Clerk

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