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

McHenry County Jail

McHenry County, Illinois is northern Illinois and according to the 2010 census, the population is 308,760. This makes McHenry County the sixth most populous county in Illinois. The county seat is Woodstock. McHenry County is a collar county of the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is a center of agriculture and recreation.

The county is name from Major William McHenry a member of the Illinois Militia during Tecumseh’s War. He was also a member of the Illinois House of Representatives and Senate.

The County Administrator is Petr Austin and he an be reached at McHenry County Administration Building Room 209 667 Ware Road Woodstock, IL 60098 815-334-4226.

Zip codes in McHenry County: 60012, 60013, 60014, 60021, 60033, 60034, 60039, 60050, 60051, 60071, 60072, 60081, 60097, 60098, 61012, 60142, 60152, 60156, 60180.

County Jail Overview

The jail remodeled in 2006 houses up to 650 inmates and employs 195 correctional officers and staff.

McHenry County Jail
Bill Prim, Sheriff
2200 N. Seminary Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098
Phone: 815-338-2144

Inmate Search

The jail maintains a roster of inmates in its facility. The report displays those inmates we are current McHenry County inmates or who have been released in the last 3 days. You can find an inmate by searching by name or date. Search will include charges, class, case #, court date, and sentence release date if applicable. Also included in the name (first and last, the date confined, date of birth and age of the inmate.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

All mail must be sent to the facility and cannot be dropped off for detainees/inmates. Incoming mail will be delivered to detainees/inmates no later than (24) twenty-four hours after it is received from the Post Office. Outgoing mail will be forwarded to the Post Office no later than (24) twenty-four hours after it is received from the detainees/inmates.

The McHenry County Correctional Facility currently uses the Video Visitation system called ICSolutions ( The ICSolutions visitation system allows you to have face-to-face visits on your home computer or mobile device. All you need is a mobile device with a front-facing camera, high-speed internet connection, speakers and a microphone.

All Video Visitation will be at a cost of $12.50 per visit, up to a maximum of 25 minutes per visit. Visitors must pre-register for visits through the ICSoutions website at:

On-Site visits are limited to two (2) visitors per visit. Visitor must be seventeen (17) years of age or accompanied by an adult. Proof of age may be required if there are questions regarding the visitor’s age.

Jail On-Site Lobby Visiting Schedule

The McHenry County Jail on-site lobby is open for video visitation preregistration during the following hours:

Every day from 9:00 AM – 9:30 PM

Inmates/Detainee will only be available for video visitation during the following times.
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

The McHenry County Correctional Facility will allow each Inmate/Detainee to receive one free On-Site visit per day. These free visits must be scheduled at least 4 hours in advance and are limited to the following times.

On-Site visits only
7 days a week

Working at McHenry Jail or Sheriff’s Office

There are no open positions currently at the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office or jail. To become a deputy in the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, you need to pass national testing. The test can be found by calling 1-866-563-3882 or You need to be at least 21 years old at time of hire, have a valid Illinois driver’s license, a GED or high school diploma, some college hours (check with the department to see the requirement on this), pass a background test, and be of good character. The starting salary is $49,483 plus overtime and holiday pay.

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 McHenry 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 McHenry County, Illinois

The sheriff’s office has a staff of more than 400 employees. The formulate plans and policies, provide managerial coordination departmental operations, supervise staff, and protect the public.

Bill Prim Sheriff
2200 N. Seminary Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098
Phone: 815-338-2144

For warrants, call the sheriff’s office at 815-338-2144. You can also visit the office at 2200 N. Seminary Ave, Woodstock, IL 60098.

A list of the most wanted is maintained by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office. The information can be found at:

Contact the McHenry 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:Mc Henry County Public Defender
Address:2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois, 60098
McHenry 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:Mchenry County Probation Department
Location:2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois, 60098
Mchenry County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 464
Avg Daily Population 410
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 190
Full time total employees 199
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 1992
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 2200 N. SEMINARY AVE. WOODSTOCK IL 60098

McHenry County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016167,068
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016158,153
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20168,915
Unemployment Rate, 20165.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201580,513
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
McHenry County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201424,659
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20158.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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