Taylorville, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Taylorville is a city in Christian County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.23 square miles (31.67 sq. km). The City of Taylorville had a population of approximately 11,246 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Taylorville, Illinois is Bruce Barry. Bruce Barry can be contacted at (217) 287-7946.

Bruce Barry, Mayor
Taylorville City Mayor’s Office
City of Taylorville
Taylorville City Hall
115 North Main
Taylorville, Illinois 62568
Phone: (217) 287-7946
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Taylorville City Mayor

Taylorville, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Taylorville: 33.1; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Taylorville: 18.7; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Taylorville, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Taylorville is 48% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.66 daily crimes that occur in Taylorville.
  • Taylorville is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Taylorville you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Taylorville has increased by 3%.

Taylorville, Illinois Police Station Information

Taylorville Police Department

The Taylorville Police Department has 22 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 11,500 people.

Dwayne Wheeler, Chief of Police
Taylorville Police Department
108 West Vine Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568-1944
Phone: (217) 824-2211
Fax: (217) 824-2356
Email: dwayne.wheeler@taylorvillepolice.com
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Taylorville Police

Taylorville, Illinois City or County Jail Information

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

Christian County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Christian County Jail
P.O. Box 678
301 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568
Phone: (217) 824-4961
Fax: (217) 824-4963

Christian County Jail Visitations Hours:

Wednesday and Sunday, 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Christian County Jail

Police Records Request in Taylorville, Illinois

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

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: Chief Dwayne Wheeler or Mindy Durbin, FOIA Officer
Taylorville Police Department – Records Department
108 West Vine Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: (217) 824-2211
Fax (217) 824-2356
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Taylorville Police FOIA Request

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