Gillespie, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Gillespie is a city in Macoupin County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.49 square miles (3.85 sq. km). The City of Gillespie had a population of approximately 3,319 in the year 2010.

Gillespie City Mayor’s Office
City of Gillespie
Gillespie City Hall
115 Macoupin St,
Gillespie, IL 62033
Phone: (217) 839-2919

Gillespie, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2016 Gillespie: 158.8 U.S. Average: 216.3
Violent crime rate in 2015 Gillespie: 235.7 U.S. Average: 208.5

Facts about crime in Gillespie, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Gillespie is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.16 daily crimes that occur in Gillespie.
  • Gillespie is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gillespie you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gillespie has decreased by 6%.

Gillespie, Illinois Police Station Information

Gillespie Police Department

The Gillespie Police Department has 6 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 3,700 people.

Jared DePoppe, Chief of Police
Gillespie Police Department
109 W. Pine St.
Gillespie, IL 62033
Phone: (217) 839-2922
Fax: (217) 839-3015

Gillespie Police
Gillespie Police Facebook

Gillespie, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Macoupin County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Macoupin County Jail
215 South East St
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: (217) 854-3135
Fax: (217) 854-8477

Macoupin County Jail Visitations Hours:

Wednesday and Sunday, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (Female) and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Male)

Macoupin County Jail Visitations
Macoupin County Jail

Police Records Request in Gillespie, Illinois

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

Gillespie FOIA Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: Kim Dugan or Michelle Rhodes, FOIA Officer
Macoupin County Sheriff’s Office
215 S East Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: (217) 854-3135
Fax: (217) 854-8477
E-mail: or

Macoupin County Sheriff

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