Galena, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Galena is a city in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.41 square miles (11.43 sq. km). The City of Galena had a population of approximately 3,429 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Galena, Illinois is Terry Renner. Terry Renner can be contacted at (815) 777-1050 and by email at mmoran@cityofgalena.org.

Terry Renner, Mayor
Galena City Mayor’s Office
City of Galena
Galena City Hall
604 Park Avenue
Galena, Illinois 61036
Email: mmoran@cityofgalena.org
Phone: (815) 777-1050
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Galena City Mayor

Galena, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Galena: 15.6 U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Galena: 108.4 U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Galena, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Galena is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.37 daily crimes that occur in Galena.
  • Galena is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Galena you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Galena has increased by 92%.

Galena, Illinois Police Station Information

Galena Police Department

The Galena Police Department has 10 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 3,500 people.

Lori Huntington, Chief of Police
Galena Police Department
311 North Bench Street
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: (815) 777-2131
Fax: (815) 777-4736
Email: galenapd@cityofgalena.org or lhuntington@cityofgalena.org (Chief)
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Galena Police Dept

Galena, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Jo Daviess County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Jo Daviess County Jail
330 North Bench Street
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: (815) 777-2141
Fax: (815) 777-9284

Jo Daviess County Jail Visitations Hours:

Sunday and Thursday, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Jo Daviess Jail Visitations
Jo Daviess County Jail

Police Records Request in Galena, Illinois

We have not found police records information on the Galena Police Department website. Instead, police records can be obtained from the Jo Daviess 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.

Jo Daviess Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Jenny Daum, Records Clerk
330 N. Bench St.
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: (815) 777-2141
Fax: (815) 777-9284
Email: jdaum@jodaviess.org

Jo Daviess FOIA Request
Jo Daviess 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.

Galena Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Mary Beth Hyde, City Clerk
City of Galena
Galena City Hall
101 Green Street
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: (815) 777-1050
Fax: (815) 777-3083
Email: mhyde@cityofgalena.org
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Galena FOIA Request
Galena City Clerk

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