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Saline County Law Enforcement & Detention Center

Saline County is located in the southern portion of Illinois known as Little Egypt. The population was 24,9313 as of 2010 and the county seat Is Harrisburg. Saline County is the 79th wealthiest county in the state out of 102 counties.

The county was formed in 1847 and is named for the Saline River and springs which produces salt. The county is 380 square mile and 7.0 miles are water.

For information about the county, contact John McPeek, Action mayor of Harrisburg, Ill.

County Courthouse
110 E Locust Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946

Zip codes for Saline County: 62917, 62930, 62935, 62946, 62965, 62977, 62987

County Jail Overview

The Saline County Detention Center is a 3200 square foot, 110 bed complex. It opened in 1994. The facility is staffed by 20 full time employees certified by the State of Illinois. The facility is a medium security jail that is under the jurisdiction of Saline County Sheriff’s office.

County Jail
1 North Main Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946

Inmate Search
To find inmates in the county jail, contact the sheriff’s department at: 618-252-8661.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

If you are visiting an inmate in Saline County Law Enforcement and Detention Center, you need to be an approved visitor. Confirm this with authorities before visiting. You cannot be a prior felon, have a valid government ID, and all children below 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Monday 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Sunday 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

To send mail, use the inmates first and last name, inmate ID 1 North Main Street Harrisburg, IL 62946 Phone 618-252-8661.
Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or through the cashier

Visitors can deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at the jail administrative office.

Working at Saline County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

Currently there are four fulltime opportunities in the Saline County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

Patrol, Communications, Corrections, Civilian Support Staff. Positions in patrol, communications, and corrections require passing a written merit test offered by the Saline County Merit Commission. Employment as a patrol deputy also requires a physical agility test. All new hires serve a probationary period and must successfully complete required training and certification for their positions. Applications can be picked up at the sheriff’s office or online at:

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 Saline 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 Saline County, Illinois

Sheriff’s Office
Keith Brown, Sheriff
1 North Main Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946
Phone: 618-252-8661
Fax: 618-252-2503

Saline 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:Saline County Probation Department
Location:10 East Poplar Street, Harrisburg, Illinois, 62946
Saline County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 91
Avg Daily Population 112
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 25
Full time total employees 25
Total salaries and wages 573435
Other operating expenditures 173500
Total construction costs 6989
Equipment, furnishings, etc 5562
Year of original construction 1994
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Saline County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20169,978
Number Employed Annual Average, 20169,119
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016859
Unemployment Rate, 20168.6
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201540,873
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Saline County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20145,500
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201523.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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