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Tazewell County, Illinois Jail Overview

Tazewell County is located in the central portion of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, the population was 135,394. The county seat and largest city is Pekin. Tazewell County was formed in 1827 and named in honor of Littleton Tazewell who served in the U.S. Senate and became Governor of Virginia in 1834.

The county has a total area of 658 square miles and 9.0 square miles is water.

The chairman of the County Board is David Zimmerman. He can be reached at 11 S 4th St. #432 Pekin, IL 61554 Phone: 309-477-2272. To email David Zimmerman, log onto the website at

Zip Codes in Tazewell County: 61534, 61535, 61550, 61554, 61555, 61558, 61564, 61568, 61571, 61610, 61611, 61634, 61721, 61733, 61734, 61747, 61755, 61759.

County Jail Overview

County Jail 101 S Capitol Street
Jeffry Lower, Sheriff
Kurt Ulrich, Jail Superintendent
Pekin, Il 615554
Phone: 309-477-2250

Tazewell County Jail is a 226 bed facility. It is an adult facility and the security level is medium. It is operated by the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office and holds inmates awaiting trial and sentencing. Tazewell County Jail accepts inmates from surrounding towns and municipalities in the county as well as from the Pekin Police Department.

Inmate Search

Inmate information can be found by calling or writing to the Sheriff’s Office at 309-477-2250. You can also contact the jail at 309-477-2253 for the current inmate roster.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Inmates at the Tazewell County Jail can receive visitors Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. To 6:00 p.m. All visits are non-contact and conducted through a glass partition. Inmates are allowed only 2 visitors per day and only for 20 minutes at a time.

If you want to send mail to an inmate, address the letter to the inmate, first and last name, and the county jail address. Make sure there is a return address on the envelope or the letter will be discarded.

You can send money to an inmate’s trust account by using MoneyGram, cash at the jail, or using the mail services and sending a postal money order.

Working at Tazewell County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

Applications for employment an be found on the website at:

Current openings are: Correctional Officer. The salary is $20.81 hourly and the hours vary. You need a high school diploma or equivalent, must be 21 and have the ability to pass a written, physical, medical exam, polygraph tt and psychological test. Other tests may be required by the Department. You can pick up at application at the Tazewell County Jail or go online at Tazewell County website. Have the application notarized and return to the Sheriff’s Office. You will be contacted for testing dates and times.

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 Tazewell 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 Tazewell County, Illinois

Tazewell County, Illinois Sheriff’s Department
Jeffrey Lower, Sheriff
101 S Capitol Street
Pekin, IL 61554
Phone: 309-478-5600

Duties of the Sheriff include: Custody of the Courthouse and Jail; Responsibility for service of all warrants, Conservator of the peace and supervisor of safety; Warden of the County Jail. The Sheriff also possesses the authority to call to his or her aid, when necessary, anyone or power of the County to fulfill these duties. To find out any outstanding warrants, all the sheriff’s office at 309-478-5600.

If you need additional records, contact the FOIA officer at:

Administrative Records
101 S. Capitol St.
Pekin, IL 61554
[email protected]

Tazewell 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:Tazewell County Probation Department
Location:334 Elizabeth Street, Pekin, Illinois, 61554
Tazewell County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 145
Avg Daily Population 166
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 64
Full time total employees 64
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 2003
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 11 SOUTH 4TH STREET PEKIN IL 61554

Tazewell County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201666,508
Number Employed Annual Average, 201662,289
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20164,219
Unemployment Rate, 20166.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201557,747
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Tazewell County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201411,019
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20158.4
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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