Rock Island, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Rock Island is a city in Rock Island County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.06 square miles (44.19 sq. km). The City of Rock Island had a population of approximately 39,018 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Rock Island, Illinois is Mike Thoms. Mike Thoms can be contacted at (309) 732-2012 (Work) or (309) 644-1570 (Cell) and by email at

Mike Thoms, Mayor
Rock Island City Mayor’s Office
City of Rock Island
Rock Island City Hall
1528 Third Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: (309) 732-2012 (Work) or (309) 644-1570 (Cell)
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Rock Island Mayor

Rock Island, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Rock Island: 138.2; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Rock Island: 193.0; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Rock Island, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Rock Island is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.83 daily crimes that occur in Rock Island.
  • Rock Island is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rock Island you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rock Island has decreased by 8%.

Rock Island, Illinois Police Station Information

Rock Island Police Department

The Rock Island Police Department has 85 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 42,600 people.

Jeffrey R. VenHuizen, Chief of Police
Rock Island Police Department
1212 5th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: (309) 732-2677 or (309) 732-240 (Chief)
Fax: (309) 732-2406
Email: (Dept.) or (Chief)
Hours: Monday – Sunday, 7:45 a.m. – 10:45 p.m.

Rock Island Police

Rock Island, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Rock Island County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Rock Island County Jail
1317 Third Avenue,
Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: (309) 794-1230
Fax: (309) 794-9979
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Rock Island County Jail Visitations
Rock Island County Jail

Police Records Request in Rock Island, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Department of the Rock Island 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.

Rock Island FOIA Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: FOIA Officer
Rock Island Police Department – Records Department
1212 5th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: (309) 732-2522
Fax: (309) 732-2406
Hours: Monday – Sunday, 7:45 a.m. – 10:45 p.m.

Rock Island Police FOIA Request

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