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Menard County Sheriff Overview

Menard County can be found in Central Illinois. It has a total area of 315 square miles and a population of 12,705 according to the 2010 census. The county seat is Petersburg. Menard County was created in 1839 from a portion of Sangamon County. It was named in honor of the first lieutenant governor of Illinois, Pierre Menard. The zip codes of this county are 62688, 62642, 62675, and 62613.

The highest ranking law enforcement agent in Menard County is Sheriff Rod Harrison. The Interim Chief Deputy is Ben Harmening who works directly under the Sheriff, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the entire department. You can get in touch with these officers through the contact details below.

Menard County Sheriff’s Office
102 South Seventh Street
Petersburg, IL 62675
Phone: (217) 632-2273
Fax: (217) 666-0077

Inmate Search in County Jail

The Menard County Jail doesn’t post a Weekly Arrest Report Online – a list of individuals currently incarcerated in the facility. If you wish to get information on an inmate here, you can call (217) 632-2273.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Inmate visitation at the Menard County Detention Facility is held twice a week: Sunday from 1:30pm to 4:30pm and Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm. Each inmate is allowed one 20-minute visit per visitation day. The sign-in period starts 30 minutes prior to the visitation start time. All visitors must sign in and show photo identification. Minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

All visitors are subject to a search. Electronic devices are not allowed inside the visitation area.

To deposit funds into an inmate’s account, please use the lobby kiosk. The correctional staff will also accept money orders at the window. If you wish to deposit money online, you can visit the JailATM website.

To send correspondence to an inmate, please follow the format below:
Inmate’s Name
Menard County Detention Facility
315 South Sixth Street
Petersburg, Illinois 62675

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

According to federal law, a sex offender must register his information in the state sex offender database and the national sex offender database. The definition of a sex offender is a person with a conviction for a sex offense such as rape, child molestation, and incest. Anyone can access the location of sex offenders in Menard County by going to the Sheriff’s Alert page. Bear in mind that some of the information in the registry cannot be guaranteed as accurate. Some offenders fail to comply with the registration law. As such, you may view records that only list the last known address of an offender.

Menard County Sheriff’s Alert:

Bail and Bondsman

The money or property pledged by a defendant or his family/friends to the court in exchange for his temporary release is called bail. The court will use this as collateral to ensure that the defendant will return for his trial. If he fails to appear, bail is revoked and forfeited.

A defendant who cannot afford to post bail on his own can pay a bondsman to do it on his behalf. A bondsman typically charges 10% of the bail amount. Unlike bail, this fee is non-refundable.

Menard 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:Menard County Probation Department
Location:PO Box 466, Petersburg, Illinois, 62675
Menard County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 21
Avg Daily Population 20
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 8
Full time total employees 8
Total salaries and wages not applicable
Other operating expenditures not applicable
Total construction costs not applicable
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Year of original construction not applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 315 S. 6TH STREET PETERSBURG IL 62675

Menard County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20166,816
Number Employed Annual Average, 20166,501
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016315
Unemployment Rate, 20164.6
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201564,706
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Menard County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20141,258
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201510.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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