Galva, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Galva is a city in Henry County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.75 square miles (7.13 sq. km). The City of Galva had a population of approximately 2,589 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Galva, Illinois is Rich Volkert. Rich Volkert can be contacted at (309) 932-2555 and by email at mayor@galvail.gov.

Rich Volkert, Mayor
Galva City Mayor’s Office
City of Galva
Galva City Hall
P.O. Box 171
311 N.W. 4th Avenue, Suite B
Galva, IL 61434
Email: mayor@galvail.gov
Phone: (309) 932-2555
Fax: (309) 932-3306
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Galva City Mayor

Galva, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2010 Galva: 135.2 U.S. Average: 223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009 Galva: 226.6 U.S. Average: 238.0

Facts about crime in Galva, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Galva is 50% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.56 daily crimes that occur in Galva.
  • Galva is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Galva you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Galva has decreased by 6%.

Galva, Illinois Police Station Information

Galva Police Department

The Galva Police Department has 11 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 2,800 people.

Kraig Townsend, Chief of Police
Galva Police Department
P.O. Box 1
103 N Center Ave,
Galva, IL 61434
Phone: (309) 932-3720
Fax: (309) 932-2617
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Galva Police Dept

Galva, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Henry County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Henry County Jail
311 West Center Street
Cambridge, IL 61238
Phone: (309) 937-3940
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Henry County Jail Visitations Hours:

On-Site Video Visitation:

Sunday, Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Off-Site Video Visitation:

Sunday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Henry Jail Visitations
Henry County Jail

Police Records Request in Galva, Illinois

We have not found police records information on the Galva Police Department website. Instead, police records can be obtained from the Henry 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.

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: Elaine Helg and Nancy Lessard, FOIA Officers
Henry County Sheriff’s Department
311 W Center Street
Cambridge, IL 61238
Phone: (309) 937-3616
Email: SheriffFOIA@henrycty.com
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Henry FOIA Request
Henry 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.

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Debbie VanWassenhove, City Clerk
City of Galva
311 N.W. 4th Avenue
P.O. Box 171
Galva, IL 61434
Phone: (309) 932-2555
Fax: (309) 932-3306
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Galva FOIA Request
Galva City Clerk

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