Vandalia, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Vandalia is a city in Clinton County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.116 square miles (21.02 sq. km). The City of Vandalia had a population of approximately 7,042 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Vandalia, Illinois is Ricky J. Gottman. Ricky J. Gottman can be contacted at (618) 283-1198 and by email at mayor@vandaliaillinois.com

Ricky J. Gottman, Mayor
Vandalia City Mayor’s Office
City of Vandalia
Vandalia City Hall
431 W. Gallatin Street
Vandalia, Illinois 62471
Phone: (618) 283-1198
Email: mayor@vandaliaillinois.com

Vandalia City Mayor

Vandalia, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Vandalia: 221.1; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Vandalia: 163.2; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Vandalia, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Vandalia is 1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.15 daily crimes that occur in Vandalia.
  • Vandalia is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Vandalia you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Vandalia has decreased by 11%.

Vandalia, Illinois Police Station Information

Vandalia Police Department

The Vandalia Police Department has 13 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 6,300 people.

Jeff Ray, Chief of Police
Vandalia Police Department
221 S 5th St
Vandalia, Illinois 62471-2703
Phone: 618-283-0556
Fax: 618-283-9281
Email: pdchief@vandaliaillinois.com

Vandalia Police

Vandalia, Illinois City or County Jail Information
The City of Vandalia is located in Clinton County. Therefore, we listed the county jail and inmate visitation information of Clinton County.

Clinton County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Ted Koonce, Jail Administrator
Clinton County Jail
221 South Seventh Street, Room 500
Vandalia, Illinois 62471
Phone: 618-283-2141
Fax: 618-283-5014
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Clinton County Jail Visitations Hours:

Only video visitations are allowed. Prior visitations appointment is needed.

Clinton County Jail Visitations
Clinton County Jail

Police Records Request in Vandalia, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Department of the Vandalia 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:

Vandalia Police Department – Records Department
Jeff Ray, Chief of Police
221 S 5th St
Vandalia, Illinois 62471-2703
Phone: 618-283-0556
Fax: 618-283-9281
Email: pdchief@vandaliaillinois.com

Vandalia Police FOIA Request

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.

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Peggy Bowen, City Clerk
City of Vandalia
Vandalia City Hall
431 W. Gallatin Street
Vandalia, Illinois 62471
Phone: (618) 283-1196
Email: cityclerk@vandaliaillinois.com

Vandalia FOIA Request
Vandalia City Clerk

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