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

Christian County Sheriff Overview

Christian County can be found in Central Illinois. The county has a total area of 716 square miles with a population of 34,800 based on the 2010 census. The county seat is Taylorville. Christian County was founded on 1839 from portions of Sangamon, Montgomery, and Shelby counties. It was named after a county in Kentucky that bears the same name. The zip codes of this county are 62083, 62568, 62567, 62570, 62510, 62517, 62531, 62538, 62540, 62547, 62546, 62550, 62075, 62556, 62555, and 62557.

the chief law enforcement officer in Christian County. You can get in touch with the Sheriff directly by calling (217) 820-0758. Chief Deputy Bruce Engeling serves as the Sheriff’s second-in-command, supervising the operations of all divisions within the Sheriff’s Office.

Christian County Sheriff’s Office
301 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: (217) 824-4961
Fax: (217) 824-4963
Email: [email protected]

Inmate Search in Christian County Jail

The Christian County Correctional Center does not have a Weekly Arrest Report Online. You may inquire about an individual currently detained at this facility by calling (217) 824-4961.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Inmate visitation is held on Sundays and Wednesdays from 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. All visitors are required to wait outside the facility until 12:30pm but must be checked in on or before 3:30pm. All visitors must present a valid photo ID. Individuals who are younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Inmates are also allowed to receive mail through the United States Postal System. Mail should be addressed as follows:

Inmate’s Name
C/o Christian County Correctional Center
301 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568
To deposit funds into an inmate’s account, you can mail a money order through US Mail. The money order should have the inmate’s name as well as the sender’s information.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

Federal law mandates that all sex offenders must have their information recorded in the state sex offender database and the national sex offender database. A sex offender is defined as a person who was convicted for a sexually oriented offense such as rape, sexual assault, and sex trafficking. You check the Illinois Sex Offender Registry for sex offenders living in Christian County. Please take note that you may view records that only reveal previously known addresses. This can be due to the failure of some offenders to comply with the registration law.

Bail and Bondsman

A pretrial inmate is allowed to stay out of jail if he was able to post bail. Bail is the money or property lodged with the court that will be used to guarantee the defendant’s appearance in court once the trail starts. Failure to appear means the money will be forfeited.

If a defendant is financially unable to post bail, he can use the services of a bondsman. The bondsman can act as a surety for a non-refundable fee. This fee is typically 10% of the bail amount.

Contact the Christian 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:Christian County Public Defender
Address:101 South Main Street, Taylorville, Illinois, 62568
Hours:Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Christian 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:Christian County Probation Department
Location:111 West Franklin Street, Taylorville, Illinois, 62568
Christian County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 28
Avg Daily Population 35
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 7
Full time total employees 7
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 1975
Year of major renovation2006
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Christian County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201615,349
Number Employed Annual Average, 201614,377
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016972
Unemployment Rate, 20166.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201549,041
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Christian County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20144,059
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201512.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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