Elgin Police Jail is in Elgin, Kane County, IL
and is a low security police department jail.
It houses adults that were arrested, or are currently awaiting trial, pending plea,
or have already been sentenced as Illinois state law offenders.
The majority of prisoners haven’t committed felonies which are thought to be less serious in nature.
The prison is made up of inmates that are serving for a time period of less than year. The facility is managed by the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC).
Keep reading if you want to search and locate an inmate, mail an item, send money,
take a telephone call, or if you want to know a bit more about visitation.
How to Carry Out An Inmate Search of Elgin Police Jail
Trying to find an inmate of Elgin Police Jail? you have two options. Either:
- Carry out a search via the official site
- Contact directly via phone. The number to call is 847-289-2700
Before doing a search throught the website, or calling, you’ll need to have with you:
An inmate identification number
In the majority of cases, an inmate can be found using the above two methods.
If, however, there is a problem, an alternative method can be to do a Illinois prisoner search.
Send Or Mail A Parcel To An Inmate of Elgin Police Jail
Have a care package or letter you want to give to someone at Elgin Police Jail?
When mailing, address the package as follows
- Inmate’s first and last name, and inmate ID
- 151 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, 60120
Also, put down your own address, to ensure that if the item is disallowed, I will be returned to you.
If you fail to this, the item will most likely be disposed of.
Call Elgin Police Jail at 847-289-2700 if you have any doubts as to what’s allowed and disallowed,
or if you have further queries.
Sending Money To An Inmate of Elgin Police Jail
Have money to send to an Elgin Police Jail inmate. Either deposit at the
prison’s office when you arrive for a visit, or deposit into the inmate’s commissary account,
via money order, cashier, or check (remember to write the name and ID of the inmate on the reverse side).
Inmates have a 10 hour window in which to make calls (9:45 a.m. and 7:45 p.m.) to permitted individuals.
Each call can be up to 20 minutes (or up to 5 minutes during peak periods).
Before accepting a call, be aware that the cost of the call has to be covered by the receiver.
Rules for visiting Elgin Police Jail
Looking to visit someone at Elgin Police Jail? If you’re uncertain as to whether you appear on the approved
list of visitors, call the jail first (telephone number: 847-289-2700).
You can’t be a past criminal
Ensure that you’re carrying a valid Identification
An accompanying adult is needed if a visitor is under 17 years old
Ensure you’re on your best behavior and comply with all prison visitor rules. If you have any children with you, ensure they are well behaved. You will be responsible for their actions