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

Kankakee County Jail Overview

Kankakee County is a county in Illinois. As of 2010 the population was 113,449. The county seat is Kankakee. The county has a total area of 681 square miles of which 4.8 square miles is water. The Kankakee River runs through Kankakee cunty and city and is about 133 miles long. It is a major attraction of the county and provides vast resources and an economic boost to the county.
Kankakee County is about 50 miles south of Chicago. The names comes from the Miami-Illinois word teeyaahkiki meaning marsh land.

Kankakee County Board Chairman is Andrew Wheeler who can be reached at 189 E. Court Street, Kankakee, IL 60901 815-937-3642 or fax at 815-9373918. His email is [email protected].
Zip codes for Kankakee County, Illinois are: 60901, 60910, 60913, 60914, 060915, 60917, 60935, 60940, 60941, 60944, 60950, 60954, 60958, 60961, 60969.

County Jail Overview

The detention facility has 17 full-time corrections officer, two administrative assistants, and two full-time physician assistants, 8 full-time nurses, 2 part-time nurses and 1 dentist and one dental hygienist. The jail opened in 2005 and holds 312 plus 144 inmates in a new facility. The average daily number of inmates in both facilities is 696 inmates.
Chad Kolitwenzew, Chief of Corrections
3000 S. Justice Way
Kankakee, IL
Phone: 815-802-7200

Inmate Search

Inmate search or to find an inmate at the Kankakee, Illinois correctional center, call 815-802-7200 and ask for records. You will need the inmates first and last name, birth date and identity number.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Visitation Hours
Sunday and Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 8:30am through 4:00pm (12:15pm to 1:15pm – No Visitation)
Wednesday: 8:30am through 4:00pm (12:15pm to 1:15pm – No Visitation)
Thursday: 12:30pm through 8:00pm (4:15pm to 5:15pm – No Visitation)
Friday: 8:30am through 4:00pm (12:15pm to 1:15pm – No Visitation)
Saturday: 8:30am through 4:00pm (12:15pm to 1:15pm – No Visitation)

Visitation Appointment Times for Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

8:30 AM

9:15 AM

10:00 AM

10:45 AM

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

2:15 PM

3:00 PM

Visitation Appointment Times for Thursday ONLY

12:30 PM

1:15 PM

2:00 PM

2:45 PM

3:30 PM

5:30 PM

6:15 PM

7:00 PM

Every visitor is subject to search. The Sheriff’s Department Corrections Division reserves the right to refuse visitors based on nay disruption. No weapon of any type are allowed, no alcohol, and clothing is required. No cellphones, pagers or cameras are allowed.

The jail does not accept money order or cashier’s checks. All mail is subject to search. The mailing address is: 3050 South Justice Way Kankakee, IL 6090.
To deposit money into an inmates account, visit Jail Use the kiosk in the lobby of the Jerome Combs Detention Center. You will need the inmates date of birth and ID#.

Working at Kankakee County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

Open employment: Deputy Sheriff. The salary is $53,170 to $90,248. Must be 20 years of age at the time of application and 21 years of age at time of appointment. High school graduate or GED equivalent. Successfully completed a minimum of 80 semester hours at an accredited college or currently servicing in the U.S. military or have served. Complete a written examination and oral interview, background investigation, medical testing, and polygraph. Must be a resident of Kankakee County within 6 months of appointment. A $35.000 non-refundable application fee is required,

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 Kankakee 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 Kankakee County, Illinois

There are 43 sworn officers in the department and the office is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.
Ken McCabe, Chief Deputy
3000 S Justice Way
Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: 815-820-7100

Warrants can be found by visiting the sheriff’s department. Most wanted fugitives information, check the Facebook page every warrant Wednesday. or requesting records from the County Clerk at: 815-802-7200.

Contact the Kankakee 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:Kankakee County Public Defender
Address:450 East Court Street, Kankakee, Illinois, 60901
Hours:Not available
Kankakee 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:Kankakee County Probation Department
Location:470 East Merchant Street, Kankakee, Illinois, 60901
Kankakee County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 358
Avg Daily Population 320
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 123
Full time total employees 123
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
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Kankakee County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201654,834
Number Employed Annual Average, 201651,300
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20163,534
Unemployment Rate, 20166.4
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201553,227
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Kankakee County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201416,163
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201515.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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