New Athens, Illinois Police and Jail Information

New Athens is a village in St. Clair County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.129 square miles (5.51 sq. km). The Village of New Athens had a population of approximately 2,054 in the year 2010.

The Village President of New Athens, Illinois is Richard Klein. Richard Klein can be contacted at 618-475-2785 and by email at

Richard Klein, Village President
New Athens Village President’s Office
Village of New Athens
New Athens Village Hall
905 Spotsylvania Street
New Athens, IL 62264
Phone: 618-475-2144, 618-475-2785
Fax: 618-475-9269

New Athens Village President

New Athens, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 New Athens: 78.8; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 New Athens: 130.6; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in New Athens, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in New Athens is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.89 daily crimes that occur in New Athens.
  • New Athens is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In New Athens you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New Athens has increased by 44%.

New Athens, Illinois Police Station Information

New Athens Police Department

The New Athens Police Department has 5 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 2,000 people.

Leo Simburger, Chief of Police
New Athens Police Department
905 Spotsylvania St
New Athens, Illinois 62264-1569
Phone: (618) 475-2133
Fax: 618-475-9269

New Athens Police

New Athens, Illinois Village or County Jail Information

The Village of is New Athens located in St. Clair County. Therefore, we listed the county jail and inmate visitation information of St. Clair County.

St. Clair County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

St. Clair County Jail
700 N. 5th St.
Belleville, IL 62220
Phone: (618) 207-4374

St. Clair County Jail

Police Records Request in New Athens, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Unit of the New Athens 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.

New Athens FOIA Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

New Athens Police Department – Records Unit
905 Spotsylvania St
New Athens, Illinois 62264-1569
Phone: (618) 475-2133
Fax: 618-475-9269

New Athens Police FOIA Request

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