Chicago City Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 11, 2020
700 East Oakwood Drive, Chicago, IL, 60653
Chicago City Jail

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Chicago, Illinois is home to the Chicago City Jail.

The Chicago City Jail is an all adult inmate jail. The Chicago City Jail will house both adult females and adult males.

These individuals will typically be picked up by the Chicago Police Department. These people will also typically not qualify for posting bail either.

These inmates will be housed in the Chicago City Jail on a short-term basis until they either will be released or sent off to their permanent facility.

How to Find Someone in Chicago City Jail

City jails typically do not keep a public inmate list on the police department website just since many inmates will be coming and going throughout the day.

So, what does that mean to you, if you are looking for an inmate or looking to gather information on an inmate?

You will be required to either go down to the Chicago City Jail and ask your questions there or you are free to call the facility and talk to the correctional officer over the phone with your comments, concerns, and questions.

Send a Mail/Package

You can stay in touch with an inmate in the Chicago City Jail by sending them photos and letters. You will only be permitted to send a maximum of 3 photos per letter. Make sure the inmate’s name and information is on EVERYTHING that you send to the facility.

Sending Money

Money is vital in the Chicago City Jail. You can drop the money order off when you visit the inmate with the correctional officer, or if you are not local you can mail it via USPS.

Phone Calls

The Chicago City Jail only allows outgoing phone calls. These calls are collected calls. These calls are 15-minutes long. These calls will be monitored by a correctional officer.

You will NOT be allowed to use your phone features while on the call with the inmate in the Chicago City Jail.

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Chicago City Jail
700 East Oakwood Drive, Chicago, IL, 60653

Chicago City Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Chicago City Jail
Jail Type City Jail
Location 700 East Oakwood Drive, Chicago, IL, 60653
Phone 773-442-4100
City Chicago
Postal Code 60653
State Illinois
County Cook County
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Visitation Hours

Visitation at the Chicago City Jail is important to inmates. This will allow you and the inmate to see each other even if it is for a short while.

All visits at the Chicago City Jail will be monitored. You will not be allowed to be disruptive. You can be asked to leave at any time, if you do not listen to the correctional officers’ rules.

Visitation is from Mondays through Fridays 8 am to 9 pm or weekends starting at 8 am to 3 pm.

Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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