Rockford, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Rockford is a city in Winnebago County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 64.48 square miles (167.01 sq. km). The City of Rockford had a population of approximately 152,871 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Rockford, Illinois is Thomas P. McNamara. Thomas P. McNamara can be contacted at (779) 348-7300 and by email at

Thomas P. McNamara, Mayor
Rockford City Mayor’s Office
City of Rockford
Rockford City Hall
425 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61104
Phone: (779) 348-7300
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Rockford City Mayor

Rockford, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Rockford: 762.3; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Rockford: 851.0; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Rockford, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Rockford is 96% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.86 daily crimes that occur in Rockford.
  • Rockford is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rockford you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rockford has decreased by 7%.

Rockford, Illinois Police Station Information

Rockford Police Department

The Rockford Police Department has 298 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 151,000 people.

Daniel G. O’Shea, Chief of Police
Rockford Police Department
557 S. New Towne Drive
Rockford, IL 61108
Phone: (815) 966-2900
Fax: (815) 961-3208
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Rockford Police
Rockford Police Facebook

Rockford, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Winnebago County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Winnebago County Jail
650 W. State Street
Rockford, IL 61102
Phone: (815) 319-6600

Winnebago County Jail Visitations Hours:

Saturday, 8 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Sunday, 8 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Winnebago County Jail Visitations
Winnebago County Jail

Police Records Request in Rockford, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Division of the Rockford 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.

Rockford FOIA Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: Records Center Division
Rockford Police Department – Records Division
557 S. New Towne Drive
Rockford, IL 61108
Phone: (779) 500-6451
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Rockford Police FOIA Request

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