Columbia, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Columbia is a city in Monroe and St. Clair County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.31 square miles (26.70 sq. km). The City of Columbia had a population of approximately 9,707 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Columbia, Illinois is Kevin Hutchinson. Kevin Hutchinson can be contacted at (618) 281-7144 x 109 or (618) 281-5199 (Home) and by email at khutchinson@columbiaillinois.com.

Kevin Hutchinson, Mayor
Columbia City Mayor’s Office
City of Columbia
Columbia City Hall
208 S. Rapp Avenue
Columbia, IL 62236
Email: khutchinson@columbiaillinois.com
Phone: (618) 281-7144 x 109 or (618) 281-5199 (Home)

Columbia City Mayor

Columbia, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2017 Columbia: 38.6 U.S. Average: 215.2
Violent crime rate in 2016 Columbia: 4.9 U.S. Average: 216.3

Facts about crime in Columbia, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Columbia is 35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.61 daily crimes that occur in Columbia.
  • Columbia is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbia you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbia has increased by 116%.

Columbia, Illinois Police Station Information

Columbia Police Department

The Columbia Police Department has 14 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 8,000 people.

Jerry Paul, Chief of Police & EMS Director
Columbia Police Department
1020 N Main St,
Columbia, IL 62236
Phone: (618) 281-6616 x 445
Fax: (618) 281-6644
Email: 35@columbiaillinois.com

Columbia Police Dept
Columbia Police Facebook

Columbia, Illinois City or County Jail Information

The City of Columbia is located in Monroe and St. Clair Counties. Therefore, we listed the county jails and inmate visitation information of both counties.

Monroe County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Monroe County Jail
225 East Third St.
Waterloo, IL 62298
Phone: (618) 939-8651 or (618) 939-4199

Monroe County Jail Visitations Hours:

Male Inmates:
Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Female Inmates:
Wednesday, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Monroe Jail Visitations
Monroe County Jail

St. Clair County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

St. Clair County Jail
700 N. 5th St.
Belleville, IL 62220
Phone: (618) 207-4374

St. Clair County Jail

Police Records Request in Columbia, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Department of the Columbia 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.

Columbia Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Columbia Police Department – Records Department
1020 N Main St,
Columbia, IL 62236
Phone: (618) 281-6616 x 445
Fax: (618) 281-6644
Email: 35@columbiaillinois.com

Columbia FOIA Request

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