Virden, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Virden is a city in Macoupin and Sangamon County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.87 square miles (4.85 sq. km). The City of Virden had a population of approximately 3,425 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Virden, Illinois is George Murphy. George Murphy can be contacted at (217) 494-4354 (Cell) or (217) 965-4354 (Home) and by email at

George Murphy, Mayor
Virden City Mayor’s Office
City of Virden
Virden City Hall
131 East Fortune
Virden, IL 62690
Phone: (217) 494-4354 (Cell) or (217) 965-4354 (Home)

Virden City Mayor

Virden, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Virden: 194.4; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Virden: 356.0; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Virden, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Virden is 63% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.55 daily crimes that occur in Virden.
  • Virden is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Virden you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Virden has increased by 36%.

Virden, Illinois Police Station Information

Virden Police Department

The Virden Police Department has 6 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 4,500 people.

Brad VanHuss, Chief of Police
Virden Police Department
139 North Dye Street
Virden, IL 62690
Phone: (217) 965-4474 or (217) 965-1435
Fax: (217) 965-5509

Virden Police
Virden Police Facebook

Virden, Illinois City or County Jail Information

Virden Police Warrants

The City of Virden is located in Macoupin and Sangamon County. Therefore, we listed the county jail and inmate visitation information of both the counties.

Macoupin County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Macoupin County Jail
215 South East St
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: (217) 854-3135
Fax: (217) 854-8477

Macoupin County Jail Visitations Hours:

Wednesday and Sunday, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (Female) and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Male)

Macoupin County Jail Visitations
Macoupin County Jail

Sangamon County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Sangamon County Jail
1 Sheriff’s Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62701
Phone: (217) 753-6763
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sangamon County Jail Visitations Hours:

Video Visitation:
Daily, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Sangamon County Jail

Police Records Request in Virden, Illinois

We have not found police records information on the Virden Police Department website. Instead, 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:

Madonna Lackey, City Clerk
City of Virden
Virden City Hall
101 West Jackson Street
Virden Illinois 62690
Phone: (217) 965-4474 Prompt 3

Virden FOIA Request

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