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

Iroquois County Jail and Sheriff’s Office

Iroquois County is a county located in the northeastern part of Illinois. As of the2010 census the population was 29,718. The county seat is Watseka. Iroquois County was created on February 26, 1833 out of Vermillion County, Illinois. It is named for the Iroquois River and for the Iroquois people. In 1866 the courthouse was built in Watseka at a cost of $28,000 and included a jail in the basement.

Iroquois Cunty has a total area of 1,119 square miles and 1.6 square miles of the county is water. It is the third largest county in Illinois by land area. The northern border of the county is almost 60 miles south of Chicago and bordered on the east by Indiana.

The Judge of the County is James Kinzer and he can be reached at 815-432-6965.
Zip codes in Iroquois County are: 60911, 60912, 60918 60922, 60924, 60926, 60927, 60928, 60930, 60931, 60938, 60939,60945, 60948, 60951, 60953, 60955, 60956, 60966, 60967, 60968, 60970, 60973, 60974
Iroquois County Jail
440 S. 10th Street,
Watseka, IL 60970
Phone: 815-432-6992
Fax: 815-432-7226

The Iroquois County Jail is a medium security facility. The jail has 30 beds and does provide work release programs and other specialized services to inmates.

Inmate Search

Iroquois County Jail maintains an online inmate roster where you can find the list of inmates. The list is updated usually once a month. To check the inmate roster please visit You can also call the Iroquois County Sheriff department at 815-432-6992 and enquire about the inmate directly.
If you are unable to find the inmate by going to the sheriff’s website, check Illinois inmate search page for more details on how to search for inmate in Illinois.

Important Jail policies and Procedures

Visitation Hours
Sunday through Saturday
7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 12:30 pm to 4:pm 5:30 pm to 9:pm
When mailing a letter or postcard to an inmate, please address your mail as follows:
Inmate’s first and last name
Iroquois County Jail
550 South Tenth
Watseka, IL 60970

All mail sent to an inmate at the Iroquois County Jail must include the sender’s name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.
Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and your letter destroyed.
Many jails and prisons are increasingly restricting the amount of time that an inmate can use the phone by placing daily and monthly limits, so try to pace yourself and not use up all your time at the beginning of the month.

Jails limit an inmate’s phone time to certain hours of the day, so it is important you keep a regular schedule that works for both you and your inmate.

If your inmate does not call you during the time you both have scheduled, don’t panic. There are often long lines for phone use. When a jail is on lockdown due to a fight or other security issue they do not allow the phones to be used.
To put money in an inmate’s account, bring money to the jail in person. You may also use a self-serve kiosk in the lobby of the jail. The kiosk accepts cash, debit or credit cards. If you have questions, all the Iroquois County Jail at 815-432-6992.

Work at the Iroquois County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

There are no current openings at the Iroquois Count Jail or Sheriff’s Office. To find out if any employment opportunities are available, contact the sheriff’s office at:

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 Iroquois County 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 Iroquois County, Illinois

Sheriff’s Office in Iroquois County, Illinois
Derek Hagen, Sheriff
Clint Perzee, Investigator
Erica Starkey, Investigator
550 S. 10th Street
Watseka, IL 60970
Phone: 815-432-6992, 815-432-6971
Fax: 815-432-6996

To search for active arrest warrants in Iroquois County Illinois you can pay a small fee at the local police department or use various advanced online warrant record databases to check inmates at you local jurisdiction.

A warrant is a legal document signed by a judge and enables the Sheriff’s Office to make an immediate arrest. These are issued when a crime has been committed.

Iroquois County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Iroquois County Probation Department
Location:550 South 10th Street, Watseka, Illinois, 60970
Iroquois County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 18
Avg Daily Population 34
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 10
Full time total employees 10
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 1964
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 550 SOUTH 10TH STREET WATSEKA IL 60970

Iroquois County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201614,800
Number Employed Annual Average, 201613,983
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016817
Unemployment Rate, 20165.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201549,836
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Iroquois County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20143,737
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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