Danville, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Danville is a city in Vermilion County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 18.11 square miles (46.91 sq. km). The City of Danville had a population of approximately 33,027 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Danville, Illinois is Rickey Williams, Jr. Rickey Williams, Jr. can be contacted at (217) 431-2400 and by email at mayor@cityofdanville.org.

Rickey Williams, Jr., Mayor
Danville City Mayor’s Office
City of Danville
Danville City Hall
17 W. Main Street
Danville, IL 61832
Email: mayor@cityofdanville.org
Phone: (217) 431-2400

Danville City Mayor

Danville, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Danville: 1,038.4 U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Danville: 975.5 U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Danville, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Danville is 157% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.15 daily crimes that occur in Danville.
  • Danville is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Danville you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Danville has decreased by 12%.

Danville, Illinois Police Station Information

Danville Police Department

The Danville Police Department has 61 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 33,828 people.

Chris Yates, Chief of Police
Danville Police Department
2 East South Street,
Danville, IL 61832
Phone: (217) 431-2234 (Chief)
Fax: (217) 443-6941
Email: Cyates@danvillepd.org

Danville Police Dept
Danville Police Facebook

Danville, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Vermilion County Jail Information

The Vermilion County Jail has the capacity of holding 420 inmates. The physical location of the jail is:

Vermilion County Jail
2 E. South Street,
Danville, Illinois 61832
Phone: (217) 442-4080

Vermilion County Jail Visitations Hours:

Male inmates:
Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Female inmates
Wednesday, 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Vermilion Jail Visitations
Vermilion County Jail

Police Records Request in Danville, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Bureau/Division/Section/Department of the Danville 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.

Danville Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Danville Police Department – Records Bureau/Division/Section/Department
Bill Westphal, Police & Fire FOIA Officer
2 E South St
Danville, IL 61832
Phone: (217) 431-2281
Fax: (217) 431-2868
Email: bwestphal@danvillepd.org

Danville FOIA Request

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