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

Douglas County Sheriff Overview

Douglas County is located in the east of Illinois, USA. With 19,887 residents, Douglas Douglas County can be found in Central Illinois. It has a total area of 417 square miles and a population of 19,980 according to the 2010 census. The county was split off from Coles County in 1859 and named after Senator Stephen A. Douglas. The county seat is Tuscola. The zip codes of this county are 61953, 61913, 61919, 61942, and 61941.

Sheriff Fred Galey is the head law enforcement agent in Douglas County. He and his team conduct patrols around the county to ensure the safety and security of the residents and tourists in the community. You can get in touch with him through the contact details provided.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
920 South Washington
Tuscola, IL 61953
Phone: (217) 253-2913
Fax: (217) 253-3144
Email: [email protected]

Inmate Search in Douglas County Jail

The Douglas County provides a Weekly Arrest Report Online showing the names of all individuals currently incarcerated in the facility. The list contains an inmate’s complete name, charges, sex, race, booking date, bond, and booking number.

Weekly Arrest Report Online:

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

All visits to inmates are 15 minutes in length. Visitation is held on Saturday and Monday from 6pm to 8pm for inmates with last names starting with A-M. For inmates with last names starting with N-Z, visitation is held on Sunday and Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm.

Inmates are allowed up to 2 visitors at a time. All visitors must present a photo ID when signing in. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All visitors are subject to search. Cell phones, food, and drinks are not allowed inside the facility.

To deposit money into an inmate’s commissary account, you can drop off cash or a money order at the jail.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

A sex offender is an individual who has been found guilty of a crime involving sexual misconduct such as rape, prostitution, and child pornography. The law requires a sex offender to submit his information to local law enforcement for entry into the state sex offender registry and the national sex offender registry. Anyone can locate sex offenders in Douglas County by visiting the Sheriff’s Alert page. Keep in mind that you may encounter records containing last known addresses of offenders but not current ones. This is because some offenders do not submit their information.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Alert:

Bail and Bondsman

A defendant can lodge money with the court to remain out of custody while awaiting trial. This is known as posting bail. The payment will be used by the court to secure the defendant’s return for his trial. When the trial starts and the defendant fails to appear, then he loses the money and is labeled a fugitive.

If the defendant is unable to post bail for financial reasons, a bondsman can be hired to act as a surety. For 10% of the bond amount, he will sign the bond with the court and secure the defendant’s temporary release. Unlike bail, this fee is non-refundable.

Contact the Douglas 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:Douglas County Public Defender
Address:404 South Court Street, Tuscola, Illinois, 61953
Hours:Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Douglas 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:Douglas County Probation Department
Location:PO Box 412, Tuscola, Illinois, 61953
Douglas County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 28
Avg Daily Population 33
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 8
Full time total employees 8
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 1986
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Douglas County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201610,244
Number Employed Annual Average, 20169,760
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016484
Unemployment Rate, 20164.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201553,213
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Douglas County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20142,009
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201510.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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