The Lake County Jail is nestled in Waukegan, Illinois. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is the law enforcement agency responsible for the day to day operation of the Lake County Main Jail.
The Lake County Main Jail is also known as the Lake County Metro Jail. This facility is a medium-security jail that also has a minimum-security barracks as well. The Lake County Main Jail is home to over 1,500 inmates on a daily basis. The facility is not just utilized by the entire county, but it is frequently utilized by the city of Waukegan more than anything.
The minimum-security barracks will provide labor to facilities, parks, and county events as well. By using these inmates as labor the county taxpayers are saving nearly $1.5 million every single year.
The Lake County Main Jail offers the inmates a variety of programs and services. These programs and services are here to provide the inmates with the tools and resources to lead a productive life when they get released from the facility. These programs and services include the following:
- Religious Programs
- Medical Care
- Educational Programs
- Substance Abuse Classes
The Lake County Main Jail does not have their inmate roster available on the internet. If you need information on an inmate, you will need to contact the facility directly at the number provided.
Lake County Sheriff's Office
|Address:||25 South Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.Waukegan, IL 60085|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Lake County Jail
20 South County StreetPO Box 38, Waukegan, IL, 60079
Lake County Jail Prison Information
|Jail Name||Lake County Jail|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||20 South County StreetPO Box 38, Waukegan, IL, 60079|
|Sunday||9:00 am to 10:30 am, 11:45 am to 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm|
|Saturday||9:00 am to 10:30 am, 11:45 am to 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm|