South Elgin, Illinois Police and Jail Information

South Elgin is a village in Kane County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 7.18 square miles (18.60 sq. km). The Village of South Elgin had a population of approximately 21,985 in the year 2010.

The mayor of South Elgin, Illinois is Steve Ward. Steve Ward can be contacted at (847) 742-5780 and by email at

Steve Ward, Mayor
South Elgin Village Mayor’s Office
Village of South Elgin
South Elgin Village Hall
10 N. Water Street
South Elgin, IL 60177-1602
Phone: (847) 742-5780

Village of South Elgin Mayor

South Elgin, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 South Elgin: 81.8; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 South Elgin: 86.7; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in South Elgin, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in South Elgin is 79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.47 daily crimes that occur in South Elgin.
  • South Elgin is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Elgin you have a 1 in 188 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Elgin has decreased by 58%.

South Elgin, Illinois Police Station Information

South Elgin Police Department

The South Elgin Police Department has 24 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 13,901 people.

Jerry Krawczyk, Chief of Police
South Elgin Police Department
10 Water St,
South Elgin, IL 60177
Phone: (847) 741-2151
Fax: (847) 888-0052
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Records)

South Elgin Police

South Elgin, Illinois Village or County Jail Information

The Village of South Elgin is located in Kane County. Therefore, we listed the county jail and inmate visitation information for Kane County.

Kane County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Kane County Jail
37W755 IL-38,
St. Charles, IL 60175
Phone: (630) 232-6677

Kane County Jail

Police Records Request in South Elgin, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Department of the South Elgin 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.

South Elgin FOIA Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: FOIA Officer
South Elgin Police Department – Records Department
10 Water St,
South Elgin, IL 60177
Phone: (847) 741-2151
Fax: (847) 742-3253
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

South Elgin Police FOIA Request

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