Paxton, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Paxton is a city in Ford County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.3 square miles (5.96 sq. km). The City of Paxton had a population of approximately 4,473 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Paxton, Illinois is Bill Ingold. Bill Ingold can be contacted at 217-379-4022 and by email at bingold@cityofpaxton.com.

Bill Ingold, Mayor
Paxton City Mayor’s Office
City of Paxton
Paxton City Hall
145 S Market Street
Paxton, IL 60957
Phone: 217-379-4022
Fax: 217-379-2027
Email: bingold@cityofpaxton.com
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Paxton City Mayor

Paxton, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Paxton: 167.5; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Paxton: 245.7; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Paxton, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Paxton is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.87 daily crimes that occur in Paxton.
  • Paxton is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Paxton you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Paxton has decreased by 14%.

Paxton, Illinois Police Station Information

Paxton Police Department

The Paxton Police Department has 7 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 4,600 people.

Coy L. Cornett III, Chief of Police
Paxton Police Department
145 S Market St
Paxton, Illinois 60957-1223
Phone: 217-379-4315
Fax: 217-379-3091
Email: ccornett@paxtonpd.com

Paxton Police

Paxton, Illinois City or County Jail Information

The City of Paxton is located in Ford County. Therefore, we listed the county jail and inmate visitation information of Ford County.

Ford County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Ford County Jail
235 N. American
Paxton, IL 60957
Phone: (217) 379-2324
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Ford County Jail

Police Records Request in Paxton, Illinois

We have not found police records information on the Paxton Police Department website. Instead, police records can be obtained from the City Clerk’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.

Paxton FOIA Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Gwen Smith, City Clerk
Paxton City Clerk’s Office
City of Paxton
Paxton City Hall
145 S Market Street
Paxton, IL 60957
Email: cityclerk@cityofpaxton.com
Phone: 217-379-4022
Fax: 217-379-2027
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Paxton City Clerk

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