Evanston, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Evanston is a city in Cook County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.80 square miles (20.21 sq. km). The City of Evanston had a population of approximately 74,486 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Evanston, Illinois is Stephen H. Hagerty. Stephen H. Hagerty can be contacted at (847) 866-2979 and by email at shagerty@cityofevanston.org.

Stephen H. Hagerty, Mayor
Evanston City Mayor’s Office
City of Evanston
Evanston City Hall
2100 Ridge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
Email: shagerty@cityofevanston.org
Phone: (847) 866-2979

Evanston City Mayor

Evanston, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Evanston: 103.6 U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Evanston: 85.4 U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Evanston, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Evanston is 5% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.75 daily crimes that occur in Evanston.
  • Evanston is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Evanston you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Evanston has increased by 4%.

Evanston, Illinois Police Station Information

Evanston Police Department

The Evanston Police Department has 162 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 73,233 people.

Demitrous Cook, Chief of Police
Evanston Police Department
1454 Elmwood Ave,
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: (847)866-5005 (Chief)
Fax: (847) 864-6090

Evanston Police Dept

Evanston, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

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

Police Records Request in Evanston, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Bureau of the Evanston 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.

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Evanston Police Department – Records Bureau
1454 Elmwood Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: (847) 866-5020

Evanston FOIA Request

Police records can also be obtained from the Cook County Sheriff’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.

Cook Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Cook County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Richard J. Daley Center, Freedom of Information Officer
50 West Washington, Room 704
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Email: ccso.foiaofficer@cookcountyil.gov
Phone: (312) 603-6444
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cook FOIA Request
Cook County Sheriff

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.

Evanston Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Devon Reid, City Clerk
City of Evanston
Evanston City Hall
2100 Ridge Ave.,
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: (847)-448-8189
Email: cityclerk@cityofevanston.org or FOIA@cityofevanston.org
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Evanston FOIA Form
Evanston City Clerk

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