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

Jefferson County Justice Center, Illinois Overview

Jefferson County is located in the southern part of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population of Jefferson County was 38,827. The county seat is Mount Vernon and the county is located in the portion of Illinois known as “Little Egypt.”
The western border of the country adjoins the Greater St. Louis consolidated metropolitan statistical area, the St. Louis commuter region and market and viewing area.
The county has a total area of 584 square miles of which 13 square miles is water. Jefferson County was organized in1819 and named in honor of Thomas Jefferson.
The county board chairman is Steve Draege and he can be reached at 618-244-8000 x 2 100 South 10th St. Room 106 Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864.

Zip codes in Jefferson County are: 62810, 62814, 62816, 62830, 62846, 62864, 62866, 62872, 62883, 62889, 62894, 62989

Jefferson County Justice Center

Jefferson County Jail
Capt. Randy Pollard
911 E Casey Avenue
Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
Phone: 618-244-8015

The jail is a medium custody jail and located at 911 E. Casey Avenue. It is used by multiple jurisdictions in the county for offenders who have short state sentences.

Jefferson County Justice Center also houses immigration detainees on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). There are about 40 ICE detainees held at the facility on an average daily basis.

To find information on a detainee at the Justice Center, contact 618-244-8015 or the Jefferson’s County Sheriff’s Department or the Center.

Inmate Search

To locate an inmate in the Jefferson County Jail, visit the sheriff’s department or the jail at 911 E. Casey Avenue, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864 Phone: 618-244-8004. You can fill out a freedom of information request and receive inmates name, crime, depositions, and date of incarceration.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Wednesday, Friday, and Sundays 8:00 am to 11: am Evening 1:00pm to 8:00 pm
No visits during lunch and dinner hours. Visits can be cancelled at any time.
Visitors must be on a approved visitors list, have a valid phot ID and be 18 years of age. If you have been incarcerated in this facility within the last 90 days, you will not be allowed to visit. No food, drinks, phones or purses are allowed.
Mail can be sent to an inmate via U.S. Postal Service at this address:
Jefferson County Jail
911 Casey Ave.
Mr. Vernon, IL 62864

Money orders can be sent to an inmate’s account at the following address:
Jefferson County Justice Center
911 Casey Ave.
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

Working for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office of Justice Center

Currently there are no openings or testing dates available. For information about employment or testing contact the Administrative office at 618-244-8004.

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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson County Illinois.

Integrity is defined as being honest, upright, moral, and sincere. Public trust can only exist with integrity and respect for one another. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office maintains a high level of integrity of its employees.
Travis J. Allen Sheriff
911 E. Casey Ave.
Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
Phone: 618-244-8004

Jefferson 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:Jefferson County Probation Department
Location:911 Casey Avenue, Mount Vernon, Illinois, 62864
Jefferson County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 186
Avg Daily Population 200
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 26
Full time total employees 30
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 2004
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 911 CASEY AVENUE MT. VERNON IL 62864

Jefferson County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201617,304
Number Employed Annual Average, 201616,181
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,123
Unemployment Rate, 20166.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201546,460
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Jefferson County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20145,998
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201516.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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