Waukegan, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Waukegan is a city in Lake County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 24.50 square miles (63.22 sq. km). The City of Waukegan had a population of approximately 89,078 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Waukegan, Illinois is Sam Cunningham. Sam Cunningham can be contacted at (847) 599-2510 and by email at mayor.cunningham@waukeganil.gov.

Sam Cunningham, Mayor
Waukegan City Mayor’s Office
City of Waukegan
Waukegan City Hall
100 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
Email: mayor.cunningham@waukeganil.gov
Phone: (847) 599-2510
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Waukegan City Mayor

Waukegan, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Waukegan: 233.1; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Waukegan: 225.5; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Waukegan, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Waukegan is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.04 daily crimes that occur in Waukegan.
  • Waukegan is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Waukegan you have a 1 in 135 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Waukegan has decreased by 76%.

Waukegan, Illinois Police Station Information

Waukegan Police Department

The Waukegan Police Department has 151 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 87,729 people.

Wayne Walles, Chief of Police
Waukegan Police Department
101 N. West Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: (847) 360-9000
Fax: (847) 360-9853
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Waukegan Police

Waukegan, Illinois City or County Jail Information

We have not found most wanted information on the Waukegan Police Department website. As Waukegan is located in Lake County, we have listed the most wanted list of Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

Lake County Most Wanted

The most wanted offenders are listed according to last name, first name, middle name, DOB, sex, race, hair color, eye color, height, weight, convictions, etc.

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

Lake County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Lake County Jail
20 S County Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: (847) 377-4150
Fax: (847) 360-5763

Lake County Jail Visitations Hours:

Video Visitations:
Sunday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Lake County Jail Visitations
Lake County Jail

Police Records Request in Waukegan, Illinois

We have not found police records information on the Waukegan 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.

Waukegan FOIA Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Janet E. Kilkelly, City Clerk/FOIA Officer
City of Waukegan
Waukegan City Hall
100 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: (847) 360-9744
Fax: (847) 360-9744
Email: cityclerk@waukeganil.gov
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Waukegan FOIA Request
Waukegan City Clerk

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