Hamilton, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Hamilton is a city in Hancock County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.36 square miles (13.87 sq. km). The City of Hamilton had a population of approximately 2,951 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Hamilton, Illinois is Walter K. Sellens. Walter K. Sellens can be contacted at (217) 847-2936.

Walter K. Sellens, Mayor
Hamilton City Mayor’s Office
City of Hamilton
Hamilton City Hall
1010 Broadway Street
Hamilton, Illinois 62341
Phone: (217) 847-2936
Fax: (217) 847-2936

Hamilton City Mayor

Hamilton, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2010 Hamilton: 37.4 U.S. Average: 223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009 Hamilton: 360.1 U.S. Average: 238.0

Facts about crime in Hamilton, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Hamilton is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.37 daily crimes that occur in Hamilton.
  • Hamilton is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hamilton you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hamilton has decreased by 6%.

Hamilton, Illinois Police Station Information

Hamilton Police Department

The Hamilton Police Department has 5 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 3,300 people.

Nick Jamerson, Chief of Police
Hamilton Police Department
1010 Broadway Street
Hamilton, Illinois 62341
Phone: (217) 847-3347
Fax: (217) 847-6450

Hamilton Police

Hamilton, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Hancock County Jail Information

The Hancock County Jail has the capacity of holding 54 inmates. The physical location of the jail is:

Hancock County Jail
98 Buchanan Street
Carthage, IL 62321
Phone: (217) 357-2115
Fax: (217) 357-3035

Hancock County Jail Visitations Hours:

Wednesday and Saturday, 12:30 p.m. (Female inmates) and 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. (Male inmates)

Hancock County Jail Visitations
Hancock County Jail

Police Records Request in Hamilton, Illinois

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

Hamilton FOIA Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: Maria Hopp, FOIA Officer
Hancock County Sheriff’s Office
98 Buchanan Street,
Carthage, Illinois 62321
Phone: (217) 357-2115
Fax: (217) 357-3035

Hancock County Sheriff

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