Princeton, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Princeton is a city in Bureau County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.04 square miles (20.8 sq. km). The City of Princeton had a population of approximately 7,660 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Princeton, Illinois is Joel Quiram. Joel Quiram can be contacted at (815) 872-1910 and by email at

Joel Quiram, Mayor
Princeton City Mayor’s Office
City of Princeton
Princeton City Hall
2 Main Street S.
Princeton, IL 61356
Phone: (815) 872-1910
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Princeton City Mayor

Princeton, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Princeton: 218.9; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Princeton: 66.2; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Princeton, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Princeton is 6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.61 daily crimes that occur in Princeton.
  • Princeton is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Princeton you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Princeton has increased by 55%.

Princeton, Illinois Police Station Information

Princeton Police Department

The Princeton Police Department has 15 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 8,000 people.

Tom Kammerer, Chief of Police
Princeton Police Department
605 Elm Place
Princeton, IL 61356
Phone: (815) 875-2631 (menu option 8) or (815) 875-2631 ext. 1401 (Chief)
Fax: (815) 875-1204
Email: or (Chief)
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Princeton Police
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Princeton, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Bureau County Jail Information

The Bureau County Jail has the capacity of holding 36 inmates. The physical location of the jail is:

Bureau County Jail
22 Park Ave West
Princeton, IL 61356
Phone: (815) 872-3091
Fax: (815) 875-2452

Bureau County Jail Visitations
Bureau County Jail

Police Records Request in Princeton, Illinois

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

Princeton FOIA Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: Peg Maciejewski, FOIA Officer
Princeton Police Department – Records Department
605 Elm Place
Princeton, IL 61356
Phone: (815) 875-2631 (menu option 8)
Fax: (815) 875-1204
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Princeton Police FOIA Request

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