The Lake County Jail is nestled in Waukegan, Illinois. The Desoto County Sheriff’s Office is the law enforcement agency in charge of the day to day operations in Lake County Jail.
The Lake County Jail accepts inmates from other law enforcement agencies on a local, state, and even federal level. The Lake County Jail will only keep inmates who have a sentence of two years or less.
The canteen is also known as the commissary. The commissary sells junk food, beverages, sneakers, clothing, and entertainment items. Inmates will also have the chance to purchase other items in the jail canteen.
Inmates in the Lake County Jail will have three meals a day, access to showers, have permission to use the telephone, send and receive letters from their family and friends, and have access to medical care. Inmates will also have the chance to participate in a number of services and programs.
Juvenile inmates are housed in a separate facility in the county. The Lake County Jail is a medium-security facility. This facility does not house juvenile inmates. The facility only houses both adult male and adult female inmates.
Lake County Jail 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|