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Updated on: December 20, 2022
Charleston Jail
614 6th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920

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The Charleston Jail is situated in Charleston, Illinois.

The Charleston Jail is a part of the Charleston Police Department. The Charleston Police Department is the law enforcement agency that runs the Charleston Jail 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Charleston Jail is a small medium-security holding pen for offenders who were arrested around the city. The Charleston Jail does not house offenders for more than three days due to their size.

If an offender is not released back into the community, the offender will be sent off the local county correctional facility.

Charleston Jail — General Information

Charleston Jail, City Jail.
614 6th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920

Now that you know that the Charleston Jail is indeed managed and operated by the Charleston Police Department you are probably wondering where you can locate the Charleston Police Department records.

That is a great question.

Since the police department is typically spread thin with patrolling the city, running the police department, and running the Charleston Jail they do not have time to have their inmate search public.

So, if you need information, you will need to get in contact with the Charleston Jail with your comments, questions, and concerns.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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The offenders will not be held in the Charleston Jail long enough to be permitted to receive mail. The Charleston Jail will return any inmate mail back to the sender. They will not forward the mail to the new facility, if they were transferred.

Sending Money

It was previously stated that the offenders in the Charleston Jail are only typically in the facility for about 3 days on average. During this time, the Charleston Jail will attend to all the needs of offenders such as ensuring all offenders get their three meals, personal hygiene, and access to a telephone to call home.

Offenders in the Charleston Jail have no need for cash.

Phone calls

Offenders will have access to a telephone, which they can use to call home on. The telephone calls are not free for you to pick up with, so you will have to keep that in mind when the offender calls you from the Charleston Jail. You will oversee paying for those fees.


Offenders could receive visits if they are still in a holding pen in the Charleston Jail. Visits can be daily between the hours of 9 am to 9 pm.

You should always give the Charleston Jail a call prior to leaving for the facility to ensure that the offender is still in the facility and has not been released or transferred to another facility.

Visiting Hours

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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