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Livingston County, Illinois Jail

Livingston County, Illinois is located in the north central part of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, the population was 38,950. The county seat is Pontiac. The county is named after Edward Livingston, a prominent politician who was major of New York City and represented New York in the U.S. House of Representative and Louisiana in both houses of Congress. He served as Andrew Jackson’s Secretary of State and a Minister to France. He had no connections to Illinois, but the General Assembly liked him anyway.
Livingston county is governed by a an Administrative Board with Bob Young being the Chair.

There are 1,046 square miles in Livingston County and 1.6 square mile is water. It is the fourth largest county in Illinois by land area.
Zip codes in Livingston County are: 60420, 60460, 60920, 60921, 60929, 60934, 61311, 61313, 61319, 61333, 61739, 61740, 61741, 61743, 61764, 61769, 61775

County Jail Overview

Livingston County Jail
844 W. Lincoln St.
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-844-5774

The jail facility is a medium custody, adult facility. There ae 144 beds in the jail.

Inmate Search

To find inmate information, contact the Jail at 815-844-5774. You can also search for an inmate by calling the sheriff’s office at 815-844-2774.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Online Video Visitation is available through Visitel. Visits are allowed 7:00 AM thru 10:00 PM every day. Detainees and Visitors are required to follow all facility rules.

All visitors must remain dressed.
No yelling, screaming or threatening mannerism will be tolerated.
Visits may be terminated due to operational needs of the facility.

Failure to do so may result in visiting privileges to be restricted.
Family and friend visits are monitored and recorded. Detainees will be allowed one 30-minute video visit per schedule visit day. Visiting stations are located in each housing unit. All visitors will be required to provide a photo ID. with full name and date of birth. Detainees and Visitors are required to follow all facility rules. Failure to do so may result in the visit being terminated, disciplinary action for the detainee and revocation of visiting privileges for the visitor. Visitation may be cancelled at any time due to emergencies or facility needs.
Visiting Days and Times
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday Visiting Hours
12:00 pm until 4:00 pm
7:30 pm until 9:00 pm
Saturday Visiting Hours
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Only one visit per day is allowed.

Phone Calls made by Detainees are collect calls. To set up an account with the phone company handling Detainees phone calls, please call 1-866-430-0561.
Money may be dropped off at any time by using our Seller machine located in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office, or on-line at
Any other questions or concerns may be directed to the Jail staff at (815) 844-5774.
Jail: A transaction machine is in the lobby of the Public Safety Complex and provides 24-7 immediate deposit capability into detainees’ accounts for bonds or commissary.

Working at Lexington County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

Please view the County Website at for employment opportunities and applications. General applications may also be picked up at the Sheriff’s Office, 844 W. Lincoln Street, Pontiac, Illinois 61764.

Deputies in Livingston county make, on average, $29.40 per hour including benefits.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

All sex offenders who live within Livingston County must register with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office according to Illinois Statute. Sex Offenders who live in Dwight, Fairbury, Forrest, and Pontiac must register with those departments. Additional Sex Offender information can be viewed at the Illinois State Police Website.
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 Livingston 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 Lexington County, Illinois

Livingston County Sheriff’s Office
Tony Childress, Sheriff
844 W. Lincoln St.
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-844-2774
Fax: 815-5124
[email protected]

All original reports are maintained at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office in accordance with state statues. Citations, lab sheets, tow sheets, law enforcement sworn reports, statements of arrest, warning to motorist, evidence, Secretary of State forms, seizure and forfeiture records, DUI forms, and vehicle records, are also directed to the proper entity when included in a report.

A warrant is issued by a Judge. The State’s Attorney and Circuit Clerk’s offices complete the proper documentation and forward said documents to the Sheriffs’ Office. The warrants are then entered into the data system.

Livingston 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:Livingston County Probation Department
Location:110 North Main Street, Pontiac, Illinois, 61764
Livingston County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 45
Avg Daily Population not applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 20
Full time total employees 20
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 2006
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 844 W. Lincoln PONTIAC IL 61764

Livingston County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201616,778
Number Employed Annual Average, 201615,860
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016918
Unemployment Rate, 20165.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201555,474
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Livingston County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20144,364
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201512.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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