Cook County Jail
This jail has an average daily population of 9374. It has a capacity of 10158.
From the County Website: Although every effort is made to keep the information accurate and current, it cannot be guaranteed. Users are cautioned that the information is based upon name check only and documentation the DOC received. By using this search tool, you acknowledge that you understand that it is solely your responsibility to verify any information you may obtain herein before relying on said information for any type of legal action. I would like to visit an inmate, how can I find out the inmate's housing location? Use our automated system 773-674-5245.
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Who is in this Jail
Since Cook County Jail is a county jail, inmates residing here have been arrested and are currently awaiting trial, or have been convicted of a misdemeanor offense and are currently serving a prison term of typically no more than 1 year, or have been sentenced to a state or federal prison on a felony conviction and are currently waiting to be transferred.
To search for inmates in Illinois State Prisons currently in the DOC system, see
Illinois Department of Corrections Inmate Search
. To search inmates in federal prisons see
Federal Bureau of Prisons Inmate Locator
Inmate search links are hosted on external sites. If an inmate search link does not provide the inmate you are looking for, it could be that the inmate has been transferred to another jail or another prison system, entirely.
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Cook County Jails -- Dept Of Corrs Address
Cook County Jail
2700 SOUTH CALIFORNIA AVENUE
Cook County Jails -- Dept Of Corrs Statistics
According to the latest jail census:
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Cook County Jail Visiting Hours
Visiting hours for most jails occur on evenings and weekends. Visits are usually limited to between 30 and 60 minutes each, once or twice per week.
When arriving at a county jail, visitors typically need to enter some basic personal details, such as name and photo ID, or the inmate being visited, into the visitor log. The jail can generally deny visitations to those arriving late, those who are intoxicated or wearing inappropriate clothing, or those not otherwise approved to attend. Check the inmate visitation hours and procedures for Cook County Jail carefully on the jail website before visiting.
Cook County Sheriffs Office - Home Page
"The Sheriffs Office for Cook County, Illinois provides you with information and interesting facts"
Cook County Sheriff's Office
2700 South California Avenue
Typically the Sheriff's Department is responsible for managing the county jail, and Sheriff's Department websites often provide inmate rosters, arrests and bookings reports, or more comprehensive inmate search databases accessible to the public.
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