Waukegan Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: June 26, 2020
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847-599-2601, 847-599-2973
420 Robert V. Sabojian Place, Waukegan, IL, 60085

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When it comes to the Waukegan Jail in Waukegan, Illinois, you will find that the facility is utterly small facility.

The Waukegan Jail is often confused with the bigger Lake County Jail. The Lake County Jail is the long-term holding facility, while the Waukegan Jail is pretty much short-term holding.

The Waukegan Jail will typically ONLY house an inmate up to 72 hours (3 days). It takes the Waukegan Jail approximately 24 hours to fully book them into the facility and the next 48 hours will either consist of them getting released or sent off to the Lake County Jail.

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Waukegan Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Waukegan Jail
Jail Type City Jail
Location 420 Robert V. Sabojian Place, Waukegan, IL, 60085
Contact Numbers 847-599-2601, 847-599-2973
City Waukegan
Postal Code 60085
State Illinois
County Lake County
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Of course, you may or may not be looking for your loved one. You may think that the Waukegan Jail has their records and mugshots online. Unfortunately, with how fast the booking and releasing process is done in the facility, the city of Waukegan jail does not have this information out for the general public.

If your loved one has not come home in a few days and you expect them to be in the Waukegan Jail, you can contact the jail directly.

Sending a Mail

With the Waukegan Jail being strictly a short-term facility, inmates in the Waukegan Jail will not receive this privilege.

Sending a letter or a care package to an inmate is strictly for facilities that keep their inmates longer than 72 hours (3 days).

If you send an inmate in the Waukegan Jail a letter or a package, the letter or package will either be disposed of, refused, or sent directly back to you.

Please do not send anything to the Waukegan Jail. By the time it gets there the inmate would have either been released or the inmate would have been transferred off to the Lake County Jail.

Sending Money

Again, same with sending money to the Waukegan Jail. The Waukegan Jail is a short-term facility. Inmates in the Waukegan Jail do not have the privilege of getting or needing money while they are here.

Please do not mail any cash, money orders, or cashier’s check to the Waukegan Jail. Please do not come down to the Waukegan Jail with any cash, money orders, or cashier’s checks. These will be refused.

It is best to wait for the inmate to get transferred out to the Lake County Jail or another facility on that level where they will need funds. They will not need any funds while in the Waukegan Jail.

Phone Calls

The one and only privilege inmates will have in the Waukegan Jail will be access to a telephone in their jail cell.

Every cell in the Waukegan Jail has a telephone in it. Inmates will be permitted to use that telephone at their direction.

Inmates will only be able to make collect calls. So, if you and your family does not have access to a landline, or the inmate does not know the landline number, you will never receive the calls. Collect calls do not work on a cell phone, unfortunately.

Visiting Rules

With the Waukegan Jail being strictly a short-term facility, inmates in the Waukegan Jail will not receive this privilege.

Inmates can receive visits from their legal counsel though. Inmates are not permitted to receive visits from their friends and family.

Visitation Hours

Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.