Monticello, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Monticello is a city in Piatt County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.85 square miles (9.98 sq. km). The City of Monticello had a population of approximately 5,548 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Monticello, Illinois is Larry Stoner. Larry Stoner can be contacted at (217) 762-2583 and by email at

Larry Stoner, Mayor
Monticello City Mayor’s Office
City of Monticello
Monticello City Hall
210 N Hamilton
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: (217) 762-2583
Fax: (217) 762-9307
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monticello City Mayor

Monticello, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Monticello: 99.0; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Monticello: 53.7; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Monticello, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Monticello is 73% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.92 daily crimes that occur in Monticello.
  • Monticello is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Monticello you have a 1 in 143 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Monticello has decreased by 24%.

Monticello, Illinois Police Station Information

Monticello Police Department

The Monticello Police Department has 9 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 5,154 people.

John Carter, Chief of Police
Monticello Police Department
301 N Hamilton Street
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: (217) 762-7727
Fax: (217) 762-5527
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monticello Police

Monticello, Illinois City or County Jail Information

The City of Monticello is located in Piatt County. Therefore, we listed the county jail and inmate visitation information for Piatt County.

Piatt County Jail Information

The Piatt County Jail has the capacity of holding 76 inmates. The physical location of the jail is:

Piatt County Jail
1216 Raymond Road
Monticello, Illinois 61856
Phone: (217) 762-3766
Hours: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Piatt County Jail Visitations Hours:

Female Inmates:
Tuesday, 12 Noon – 2 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Local Male Inmates:
Tuesday, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Non-Local Male Inmates:
Wednesday and Sunday, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Piatt County Jail Visitations
Piatt County Jail

Police Records Request in Monticello, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Department of the Monticello 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.

Monticello FOIA Form

(Printable Form)

Monticello FOIA Form

(Online Form)

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

John Carter and Robin Jones, FOIA Officers
Monticello Police Department – Records Department
301 N Hamilton Street
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: (217) 762-7727
Fax: (217) 762-5527
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Police FOIA Request, Monticello Police Department:

Monticello Police FOIA Request

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