Decatur, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Decatur is a city in Macon County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 46.96 square miles (121.62 sq. km). The City of Decatur had a population of approximately 76,122 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Decatur, Illinois is Julie Moore Wolfe. Julie Moore Wolfe can be contacted at (217) 424-2804 and by email at JMoore-Wolfe@decaturil.gov.

Julie Moore Wolfe, Mayor
Decatur City Mayor’s Office
City of Decatur
Decatur City Hall
1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza
Decatur, IL 62523
Email: JMoore-Wolfe@decaturil.gov
Phone: (217) 424-2804
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Decatur City Mayor

Decatur, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Decatur: 289.7 U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Decatur: 363.8 U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Decatur, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Decatur is 30% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.21 daily crimes that occur in Decatur.
  • Decatur is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Decatur you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Decatur has decreased by 20%.

Decatur, Illinois Police Station Information

Decatur Police Department

The Decatur Police Department has 168 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 81,860 people.

James E. Getz Jr., Chief of Police
Decatur Police Department
Headquarters
707 W. South Side Drive
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: (217) 424-2711 or (217) 424-2741 (Chief)
Email: jgetz@decaturil.gov
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Decatur Police Dept
Decatur Police Facebook

Decatur, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Macon County Jail Information

The Macon County Jail has the capacity of holding 425 inmates. The physical location of the jail is:

Macon County Jail
333 S. Franklin Street
Decatur, IL 62523
Phone: (217) 424-1341
Fax: (217) 424-1499
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Macon County Jail Visitations Hours:

On-Site Video Visitation:

7 days a week, 8:20 a.m. – 1:20 p.m. and 3:20 p.m. – 8:20 p.m.

Off-Site Video Visitation:

7 days a week, 7:20 a.m. – 1:20 p.m. and 3:20 p.m. – 9:20 p.m.

Macon Jail Visitations
Macon County Jail

Police Records Request in Decatur, Illinois

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

Decatur Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Decatur Police Department – Records Bureau/Division/Section/Department
DPD FOIA Department
707 W. South Side Drive
Decatur, IL 62521
Email: FOIADPD@decaturil.gov

Decatur FOIA Request

Police records can also 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.

Decatur Record Request

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Kim Althoff, FOIA Officer
City of Decatur
Decatur City Hall
1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza
Decatur, IL 62523
Phone: (217) 450-2297
Fax: (217) 450-2297
Email: FOIACityClerk@decaturil.gov
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Decatur FOIA Form
Decatur City Clerk

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