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

La Salle County Jail Overview

LaSalle County is in the North Central region of Illinois. The population as of 2014 was 111,214 and the county seat and largest city is Ottawa. LaSalle County is in the Chicago media market, but it is unique with a mix of pleasant river towns and expanses of farmland. The county lies at the intersection of the Chicago, Peoria, Quad Cities and Rockford television market. The county is about 60 miles from Chicago.

The county has a total area of 1,148 square miles and 13 square miles are water. It is the second largest county in Illinois by land area.
The Board Chair of LaSalle County Illinois is Jerry l. Hick. He can be reached at 815-434-8242 [email protected].

Zip codes in LaSalle County Illinois: 60470, 60518, 60531, 60549, 60551, 60557, 61301, 61316, 61321, 61325, 61332, 61334, 61341, 61341, 61342, 61348, 61350, 61354, 61358, 61360, 61364, 61370, 61371, 61372, 61373.

County Jail Overview

LaSalle County Jail
Jason Edgcomb, Jail Superintendent
707 Etna Road
Ottawa Illinois 61350
Phone: 815-434-8383
Fax: 815-434-0554

The LaSalle County Jail is used by jurisdictions of LaSalle to confine inmate for short periods of time while they wait for processing or trial. There are few amenities in the jail and the jail has a capacity of 306 beds.

Inmate Search

You can find information on inmates in the LaSalle County Jail at:
Click on the inmates name for details that include age, race, gender, intake date, and class.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Inmates may receive written or typed letters or greeting cards. Mail letters via the U.S. Postal Services to:
Inmate name
LaSalle County Jail
708 E. Etna Rd.
Ottawa, IL 61350

Email can be sent and received for $0.50 through

Money can be deposited online at or via the jail lobby via kiosk that accepts cash or credit/debit cards. No checks will be accepted, and no money can be mailed.

Inmate phone calls are $0.21 a minute. Funds for the phone calls be made in the blue kiosk in the jail lobby or at or calling 877-998-5678.

All visits are done through video and available Saturday through Wednesday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm. Visits are limited to 30 minutes. In facility visits must be scheduled the day before and a valid government issued ID is required. You can schedule visits online at by clicking video call. Visits may also be done from home from a computer with a webcam for $0.33/minute. Home visits do not have to be scheduled ahead of time. You can have two facility visits per week and there is no limit on visits from home.

Working at Lake County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

Openings in the County Jail or sheriff’s office can be found at:

and clicking on the “employment” tab. The list of openings are found on the website and the application is also included on the website.

There are no deputy or county jail openings in the Sheriff’s Department. There is an opening for a 911 telecommunicator.

Sheriff’s patrol officers receive a salary of $70,010. You must have a high school diploma, GED or college education with a minimum of 60 credit hours. You must possess a qualification for a Illinois State Firearm’s card. You will need to pass an Illinois state law enforcement test, undergo a background check, and not have any felonies.

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 LaSalle 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 LaSalle County, Illinois

LaSalle County, Illinois
Thomas J. Templeton, Sheriff
707 E. Etna Rd.
Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: 815-434-8383
Fax: 815-434-0554

Find information on LaSalle County most wanted, warrants and arrests at:

You can also contact the sheriff’s office at: 815-434-8383.

Contact the La Salle 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:La Salle County Public Defender
Address:707 East Etna Road, Ottawa, Illinois, 61350
Hours:Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
La Salle 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:La salle County Probation Department
Location:707 East Etna Road, Ottawa, Illinois, 61350
La Salle County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 191
Avg Daily Population 187
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 100
Full time total employees 100
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 renovation2002
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 707 ETNA ROAD OTTAWA IL 61350

La Salle County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201657,245
Number Employed Annual Average, 201653,384
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20163,861
Unemployment Rate, 20166.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201552,316
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
La Salle County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201413,843
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201512.9
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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