Rock Falls, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Rock Falls is a city in Whiteside County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.88 square miles (10.06 sq. km). The City of Rock Falls had a population of approximately 9,266 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Rock Falls, Illinois is William B. Wescott. William B. Wescott can be contacted at (815) 380-5333 and by email at

William B. Wescott, Mayor
Rock Falls City Mayor’s Office
City of Rock Falls
Rock Falls City Hall
603 W. 10th Street
Rock Falls, Illinois 61071
Phone: (815) 380-5333

Rock Falls Mayor

Rock Falls, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Rock Falls: 73.5; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Rock Falls: 106.4; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Rock Falls, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Rock Falls is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.1 daily crimes that occur in Rock Falls.
  • Rock Falls is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rock Falls you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rock Falls has decreased by 34%.

Rock Falls, Illinois Police Station Information

Rock Falls Police Department

The Rock Falls Police Department has 20 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 9,956 people.

Tammy J. Nelson, Chief of Police
Rock Falls Police Department
1013 7th Ave,
Rock Falls, IL 61071
Phone: (815) 622-1140
Fax: (815) 622-1144

Rock Falls Police
Rock Falls Police

Rock Falls, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Whiteside County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Whiteside County Jail
400 N Cherry St.
Morrison, IL 61270
Phone: (815) 772-5203
Fax: (815) 772-7944
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Whiteside County Jail Visitations Hours:

Tuesday, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. (Inmates whose last name begins with A-L)
Wednesday, 7 pm – 9 p.m. (Inmates whose last name begins with M-Z)

Whiteside County Jail

Police Records Request in Rock Falls, Illinois

We have not found police records information on the Rock Falls 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.

Rock Falls FOIA Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: Michelle Conklin, Deputy City Clerk/FOIA Officer
City of Rock Falls
Rock Falls City Hall
603 W. 10th Street
Rock Falls, Illinois 61071
Phone: (815) 622-1100 ext. 1104

Rock Falls FOIA Request

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