Search Inmates in Bureau County, Illinois. Results May Include: Arrests, Bookings, Criminal Record, Confinment Reason, Court Case #, Warrant #, Bond, Offense Date, Date of Birth, Description.

Bureau County, Illinois Sheriff’s Office Overview
Bureau County is in north central Illinois and the county seat is Princeton. The county was officially founded in 1837 and traces its roots back before the birth of the US. Traders and settlers moved throughout North Central Illinois and found an abundance of rich fertile prairie land.
The county contains 23 cities and zip codes in Bureau County are 61312, 61314, 61315, 61316, 61317, 61320, 61356, 61322, 61323, 61356, 61328, 61330, 61329, 61349, 61368, 61337, 61344, 61345, 61346, 61376, 61349, 61362, 61356, 61338 61359, 61362, 61374, 61376, 61362, 61379, 61337.

Inmate Search at the Bureau County Jail

The Bureau County, Illinois Jail
Sgt. Dexter Hansen, Administrator
22 Park Avenue West
Princeton, Illinois 61356
Phone: 815-875-3344
Phone: 800-874-5777
Fax: 815-875-2452

The Bureau County Jail is in Princeton, Illinois and is classified as a medium custody jail and has 36 beds.

The Bureau County Jail maintains a list of inmates currently incarcerated in the facility. You can search the database using the following filters: Jail ID, Booking ID, Booking Date Range, Full Name, Soundex, Social Security Number, Date of Birth, FBI #, SID #, and Release Date Range. Each inmate’s file contains his/her booking photo, offenses, date of birth, arresting agency, housing unit, and approved visitors list. The inmate’s booking history can also be viewed.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Visitors have certain rules to follow. You must not have any Court imposed restrictions like probation, mandatory supervised release, court-imposed order, etc. Jail personnel may limit the length of the visit. The Correction Deputy has the authority to restrict or prohibit visits for causes listed by the Sheriff. Valid forms of government ID must be handed to the Deputy. The sheriff encourages the public to call the jail at 815-875-3344 to verify days and hours of visitation.

To send mail to an inmate at the Bureau County Jail you first must get a list of acceptable types of mail that can be sent to the facility. Use the US Postal Service and send mail to:

Bureau County Jail
Inmate Name, Inmate ID#
22 Park Avenue West
Princeton, IL 61356

Working at Bureau County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

When you have successfully completed the application for employment at the Bureau County Sheriff’s Office and required tests, you will be placed on an eligibility list as a candidate for Deputy Sheriff. This list will be used when it becomes necessary to employ a Deputy Sheriff. As a reminder, all Deputies must be (or become) a resident of Bureau County, be a minimum of twenty-one (21) years of age and meet any additional criteria that may be established by the Commission. You will be required to be physically fit, and capable of successfully passing the required fitness and academic tests as prescribed by the State of Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. Failure to pass any of the tests or inquiries may result in your removal from the eligibility list. You will be subjected to a variety of additional requirements, which will include (but not be limited to) a polygraph exam, physical and psychological exam and background investigation.

Wages at the Bureau County, Illinois sheriff’s office range from $30.00 to $35.52 per hour with an annual mean wage of $73,870. Wages for different positions can vary.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

All registered sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. The definition of a sex offender is a person convicted of a crime involving sex, including rape, molestation, and production or distribution of child pornography. You can access this information online for Bureau County by going

, but bear in mind that searches sometimes reveal primary last know addresses or, rather the block that they live on. You are also required to accept a disclosure to use the database.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Bureau County, Illinois

The Bureau County Sheriff’s Office is headed by Sheriff Jim Reed. Sheriff Reed can be reached at The second in command at the sheriff’s office is Chief Deputy Bret Taylor. Deputy Taylor’s email is:
Bureau County, Illinois Sheriff’s Office
700 S. Main Street
Princeton, Illinois 61356
Phone: 815-872-3091
Fax: 815-875-2452

All information about warrants and most wanted in Bureau County, Illinois can be directed to the sheriff’s office at: There are also links on the sheriff’s site that lead to additional information about warrants and most wanted.

Contact the Bureau County Public Defender
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
Name:Bureau County Public Defender
Address:700 South Main Street, Princeton, Illinois, 61356
Hours:Not available
Bureau County Probation Department
Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
Office:Bureau County Probation Department
Location:700 South Main Street, Princeton, Illinois, 61356
Bureau County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 15
Avg Daily Population 3
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 37
Full time total employees 37
Total salaries and wages 574717
Other operating expenditures 158300
Total construction costs 50000
Equipment, furnishings, etc 36000
Year of original construction 1974
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Bureau County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201617,353
Number Employed Annual Average, 201616,303
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,050
Unemployment Rate, 20166.1
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201551,275
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Bureau County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20144,167
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201512.6
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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