Galesburg, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Galesburg is a city in Knox County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.92 square miles (46.41 sq. km). The City of Galesburg had a population of approximately 32,195 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Galesburg, Illinois is John Pritchard. John Pritchard can be contacted at (309) 345-3628.

John Pritchard, Mayor
Galesburg City Mayor’s Office
City of Galesburg
Galesburg City Hall
55 W. Tompkins Street
Galesburg, IL 61402-1387
Phone: (309) 345-3628

Galesburg City Mayor

Galesburg, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2017 Galesburg: 182.1 U.S. Average: 215.2
Violent crime rate in 2016 Galesburg: 228.3 U.S. Average: 216.3

Facts about crime in Galesburg, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Galesburg is 44% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.17 daily crimes that occur in Galesburg.
  • Galesburg is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Galesburg you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Galesburg has increased by 4%.

Galesburg, Illinois Police Station Information

Galesburg Police Department

Russell Idle, Chief of Police
Galesburg Police Department
150 South Broad Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: (309) 343-9151 (Chief)
Fax: (309) 343-1507

Galesburg Police Dept

Galesburg, Illinois City or County Jail Information

We have not found most wanted information on the Galesburg Police Department website. As Galesburg is located in Knox County, we have listed the most wanted list of Knox County Sheriff’s Office.

Knox Most Wanted

The most wanted offenders are listed according to last name, first name, middle name, DOB, sex, race, hair color, eye color, height, weight, convictions, etc.

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

Knox County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Knox County Jail
152 South Kellogg Street,
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: (309) 345-3737

Knox County Jail Visitations Hours:

Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Knox Jail Visitations
Knox County Jail

Police Records Request in Galesburg, Illinois

We have not found police records information on the Galesburg Police Department website. Instead, police records can 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.

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Kelli R. Bennewitz, City Clerk/FOIA Officer
City of Galesburg
Galesburg City Clerk’s Office
55 West Tompkins Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: (309) 345-3610
Fax: (309) 344-0154

Galesburg FOIA Request
Galesburg City Clerk

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