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

Champaign, Illinois Jail

Champaign County is in the heart of East Central Illinois and the county seat is Urbana. Champaign County is 2 hours south of Chicago, and 3 hours north-northeast of St. Louis, Missouri and 2 hours west of Indianapolis, Indiana. The county was officially established in 1833 and is currently the 10th largest county in Illinois. The estimated population is 208,861.
Zip codes in Champaign County are 60949, 61801, 61802, 61803, 61815, 61816, 61820, 61821, 61822, 61824, 61825, 61826, 61840, 61843, 61845, 61847, 61849, 61851, 61852, 61853, 61859, 61862, 61863,61864, 61866, 61871, 61872, 61873, 61874, 61875, 61877, 61878, 61880.

Champaign County, Illinois Jail Overview

The mission statement of the jail is to provide a county jail that is safe and secure for staff and inmates.

Sheriff Karee Voges is the jail superintendent.

Downtown Jail
204 E. Main Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-384-1240

Satellite Jail
502 S. Lierman Avenue
Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: 217-384-1243

The Champaign County Jail is in Urbana, Illinois and is classified as maximum/medium and houses both male and female inmates. The jail processes between 500-600 inmates per month.

Inmate Search

The Champaign County Jail maintains a list of inmates and their records. Find Criminal records by calling 217-384-1240. 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.

Follow the links including in-custody inmate lookup.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Sheriff Dan Walsh realizes how important it is for inmates to have visitors. Most inmates are allowed two twenty-minute visits per week. Video visitation is held 7 days a week.

Sunday-Friday: 9:00am-11:30am
Saturday: 5:30pm-9:00pm

A Supervisor can deny, change or cancel a visit at any time at their discretion. Visits are subject to monitoring and recording. Visits must be scheduled 24 hours prior to the appointment. You must register as a visitor on the IC Solution website. You need a valid government issued photo ID. Appropriate dress is required at all time.
To send mail to an inmate at the Champaign County Jail you first must get a list of acceptable mail that can be sent to the facility. Use the US Postal Service and send mail to:
Downtown Jail
204 E. Main Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-384-1240

Satellite Jail
502 S. Lierman Avenue
Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: 217-384-1243

Working at Champaign County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

When you have successfully completed the application for employment at the Champaign 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 Champaign 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.

You are required to read and interpret documents, add, subtract, multiply and divide, and have the ability of applying common sense and understanding.

Wages at the Champaign 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:

Champaign County, Illinois has 323 registered sex offenders living in the county.
More information on sex offenders in Illinois, read the Illinois Sex Offender Information and disclaimer on the

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 Champaign County, Illinois by going to, 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 Champaign, County

The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is headed by Sheriff Dan Walsh. Sheriff Walsh can be reached at [email protected].
The sheriff’s office provides full law enforcement services by effectively and indiscriminately enforcing the law by rendering assistance to the pubic whenever and wherever necessary. There are approximately 135 employees in the Sheriff’s Office including the jail.

Champaign County, Illinois Sheriff’s Office
Dan Walsh, Sheriff
204 E. Main Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: 217-384-1204

Links to public documents, warrants and arrests can be found on the sheriff’s website at:

Champaign County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 308
Avg Daily Population 283
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 100
Full time total employees 100
Total salaries and wages not applicable
Other operating expenditures not applicable
Total construction costs not applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etc not applicable
Year of original construction not applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable


Champaign County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016105,140
Number Employed Annual Average, 201699,773
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20165,367
Unemployment Rate, 20165.1
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201550,813
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Champaign County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201438,751
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201520.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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