Manhattan, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Manhattan is a village in Will County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 6.59 square miles (17.06 sq. km). The Village of Manhattan had a population of approximately 7,051 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Manhattan, Illinois is James M. Doyle. James M. Doyle can be contacted at (815) 418-2100 and by email at

James M. Doyle, Mayor
Manhattan Village Mayor’s Office
Village of Manhattan
Manhattan Village Hall
260 Market Place,
Manhattan, IL 60442
Phone: (815) 418-2100
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Village of Manhattan Mayor

Manhattan, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Manhattan: 12.7 U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Manhattan: 39.3 U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Manhattan, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Manhattan is 86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.97 daily crimes that occur in Manhattan.
  • Manhattan is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Manhattan you have a 1 in 282 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Manhattan has decreased by 22%.

Manhattan, Illinois Police Station Information

Manhattan Police Department

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

Joseph Wazny, Chief of Police
Manhattan Police Department
240 Market Pl,
Manhattan, IL 60442
Phone: (815) 418-2122
Fax: (815) 478-5948

Manhattan Police

Manhattan, Illinois Village or County Jail Information

Will County Jail Information

The Will County Jail has the capacity of holding 1000 inmates. The physical location of the jail is:

Will County Jail
95 South Chicago Street,
Joliet, Illinois 60436
Phone: (815) 740-1250

Will County Jail Visitation Hours:

Every day, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Last scheduled time slot – 4:20 pm)

Will County Jail Visitation
Will County Jail

Police Records Request in Manhattan, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Department of the Manhattan Police Department during normal business hours. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable Police FOIA Request form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

Manhattan FOIA Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: Mattie Becker, Police Administrative Assistant/FOIA Officer
Manhattan Police Department – Records Department
Village of Manhattan
245 S. State Street
Manhattan, IL 60442
Phone: (815) 418-2122
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Manhattan Police FOIA Request

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