Rochelle, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Rochelle is a city in Ogle County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.98 square miles (33.62 sq. km). The City of Rochelle had a population of approximately 9,574 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Rochelle, Illinois is John Bearrows. John Bearrows can be contacted at (815) 561-2001 and by email at

John Bearrows, Mayor
Rochelle City Mayor’s Office
City of Rochelle
Rochelle City Hall
420 North 6th St.
Rochelle, IL 61068
Phone: (815) 561-2001
Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Rochelle Mayor

Rochelle, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2011 Rochelle: 72.9; U.S. Average: 214.1
Violent crime rate in 2010 Rochelle: 66.5; U.S. Average: 223.2

Facts about crime in Rochelle, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Rochelle is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.42 daily crimes that occur in Rochelle.
  • Rochelle is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rochelle you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rochelle has decreased by 6%.

Rochelle, Illinois Police Station Information

Rochelle Police Department

The Rochelle Police Department has 20 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 10,000 people.

Eric Higby, Chief of Police
Rochelle Police Department
416 North 6th Street
Rochelle, IL 61068
Phone: (815) 562-2131
Fax: (815) 562-6736

Rochelle Police

Rochelle, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Ogle County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Ogle County Jail
107 S. Fifth Street
Oregon, IL 61061
Phone: (815) 732-2135

Ogle County Jail Visitations Hours:

Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Ogle County Jail Visitations
Ogle County Jail

Police Records Request in Rochelle, Illinois

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

Rochelle FOIA Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: Chief Eric Higby or Det. Terry Inman, FOIA Officer
Rochelle Police Department – Records Department
416 N 6th Street
Rochelle, IL 61068
Phone: (815) 562-2131
Fax: (815) 562-6736

Rochelle Police FOIA Request

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