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

Lee County, Illinois Jail

Lee County is located in the northcentral area of Illinois. As of 2010 the population of Lee county was 36,031. The county seat is Dixon. The county’s bane honors “Lighthorse Harry” Lee an officer in the Amerian Revolutionary War. Ronald Reagan lived in Dixon as a boy and attended Dixon High School.
The county has a total area of 729 square mile of which 4.1 square miles is water.

The county is governed by a county board. The Board chair is Jim Wentling. He an be reached at 112 E Second Street, Dixon, IL 61021 815-288-5676 or at [email protected] .

Zip codes in Lee County are: 60530, 50553, 61006, 61021, 61031, 61042, 61057, 61310, 61318, 61324, 61331, 61353, 61367, 61378.

County Jail Overview

Lee County Jail
122 West 3rd Street
Dixon, IL 61021
Phone: 815-284-5222

There are 66 beds in the jail and the security level is county-medium. The facility is for adults.

Inmate Search

The Jail facility publishes the names of inmates currently in the facility. Use the sheriff’s locator or all the sheriff’s office to see if your inmate is here. The number to the jail is 815-284-5222. Yu can also use the inmate locator tool on the website. Make sure you enter the name of the inmate, the badge #, and birthdate. You will receive the inmate’s name, incarceration date, when the inmate will be released and the crime committed by the inmate.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures


Saturdays or Sundays from 7:30am – 10:30 am ( First come first served system and visiting ends promptly at 10:30am)
Each detainee is allowed one 15 minute visit per weekend which means they only get 15 minutes no matter how many visitors show up.
All visitors must be 17 years old or accompanied by their parent
All visiting are subject to recording or monitoring.
Lewd behavior or any behavior that disrupts the visiting process will be told to leave and will banned from visiting any inmate.

Mail Information:

All incoming and outgoing mail is subject to inspection
All letters must be address to the detainee at 122 West 3rd Street, Dixon, IL 61021
Mail must have a return address and name, or it will be disposed of
Money orders made payable to the inmate must be mailed (cash can be deposited anytime via the KIOSK machine in vestibule)
The Lee County Jail does not deliver personal messages to inmates

Phone Calls

Securus is the phone system Lee County Jail uses for inmate use. 800-644-6591 for customer service. .
Inmates can make collect calls to regular landlines
Inmates can make calls to cell phones who can pay instantly with a credit card or setting up an account with Securus
Inmates can use money from their personal jail account to make phone calls
All phone calls are subject to recording and monitoring


Cash can be dropped off anytime to the KIOSK machine inside the vestibule. It takes cash or Credit/Debit and a $2 fee will be assessed for each deposit.
The Lee County Jail does not deliver notes, letters not mailed, or messages to inmates. Please make other arrangements
Inmates may receive up to 7 photos by U.S. Mail that are not of the polaroid type, have alcohol/drug use, gang symbols/signs, any lewd or provocative in nature depicted in the photos.

Working at the Lee County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

The Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting application for a Corrections Deputy. The Salary is $43,475.67 including benefits. Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • US Citizen
  • Sound character without criminal convictions
  • 21 years of age by the application deadline
  • High school diploma or certificate of equivalency
  • Valid driver’s license

(Applications were due on September 15, 2018. Check with the sheriff’s office for any further news or openings.)

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 Lee 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 Lee County, Illinois

Lee County Sheriff’s Office
John Simonton, Sheriff
306 S Hennepin Ave
Dixon, Illinois 61021
Phone: 815-284-6631
Business: 815-284-5217
Fax: 815-284-1146

Contact the Lee 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:Lee County Public Defender
Address:309 South Galena Avenue, Dixon, Illinois, 61021
Hours:Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Lee 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:Lee County Probation Department
Location:309 South Galena Avenue, Dixon, Illinois, 61021
Lee County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 41
Avg Daily Population 50
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 1970
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 122 WEST 3RD STREET DIXON IL 61021

Lee County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201617,948
Number Employed Annual Average, 201617,024
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016924
Unemployment Rate, 20165.1
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201552,581
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Lee County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20144,005
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201512.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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