Elgin, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Elgin is a city in Cook and Kane County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 37.94 square miles (98.25 sq. km). The City of Elgin had a population of approximately 108,188 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Elgin, Illinois is David Kaptain. David Kaptain can be contacted at (847) 385-4478 and by email at mayor@cityofelgin.org.

David Kaptain, Mayor
Elgin City Mayor’s Office
City of Elgin
Elgin City Hall
150 Dexter Court
Elgin, IL 60120
Email: mayor@cityofelgin.org
Phone: (847) 385-4478
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

City of Elgin Mayor’s Office:
mayor@cityofelgin.org

Elgin, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Elgin: 129.1 U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Elgin: 118.8 U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Elgin, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Elgin is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.72 daily crimes that occur in Elgin.
  • Elgin is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elgin you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elgin has increased by 8%.

Elgin, Illinois Police Station Information

Elgin Police Department

The Elgin Police Department has 170 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 100,000 people.

Ana Lalley, Chief of Police
Elgin Police Department
151 Douglas Avenue,
Elgin, IL 60120
Phone: (847) 289-2760 (Chief)
Fax: (847) 289-2750
Email: lalley_a@cityofelgin.org
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Elgin Police Dept
Elgin Police Facebook

Elgin, Illinois City or County Jail Information

The City of Elgin is located in Cook and Kane County. 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

Kane County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Kane County Jail
37W755 IL-38,
St. Charles, IL 60175
Phone: (630) 232-6677

Kane County Jail

Police Records Request in Elgin, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Division of the Elgin 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.

Elgin Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Elgin Police Department – Records Division
Attn: Laura Rinkus, Deputy Director of Records and Evidence
151 Douglas Avenue
Elgin, IL 60120
Phone: (847) 289-2576
Fax: (847) 289-2589
Email: rinkus_l@cityofelgin.org
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Elgin FOIA Request

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