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Waukegan Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: July 13, 2021
Waukegan Jail
847-599-2601, 847-599-2973
420 Robert V. Sabojian Place, Waukegan, IL, 60085

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The Waukegan Jail is a medium security police jail that is located in Waukegan, Illinois. This short term facility is operated by the Waukegan Police Department.

Inmates get transported by the sheriff to the county jail if they are sentenced or can’t make bail. The inmates in this detention center are provided with 3 meals a day and are held in a single-person cell on two levels.

Inmates have the opportunity to go to the library, recreation area and commissary under the supervision of the guards during designated times. The offenders are also allowed to hand out in the common area where they can watch TV, play games and converse with other inmates. However, the time spent in the common area is limited and the inmates stay in their cell most of the time.

Waukegan Jail — General Information

Waukegan Jail, City Jail.
420 Robert V. Sabojian Place, Waukegan, IL, 60085
847-599-2601, 847-599-2973

The Waukegan Jail has a list of all of the inmates that are held in this facility inside the jail lobby. If you are not able to make it out to the jail but want to do an inmate search you will need to call the jail directly at 847-599-2601, 847-599-2973. The staff will be able to help you find an inmate.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Inmates can send and receive letters in the mail. All incoming and outgoing mail gets inspected by the Waukegan Jail staff.

Packaged are not allowed to be sent from home to jail. However, if you would like to send reading material for your loved one in jail you can do that by having it shipped directly from the publisher to the jail. Keep in mind that all reading material must be paperback and new.

Sending Money

Most jails accept MoneyGram, Western Union and cashiers checks to fund an inmate’s account. There is also a kiosk located in the jail lobby where you can fund an inmate’s account.

Inmates need money to make purchases from the commissary and to make phone calls as well. If you have any questions about funding an inmate’s account please don’t hesitate to give the jail a call where they can help you.

Phone calls

Inmates are allowed to call their loved ones through collect calling or they can purchase a calling plan.


Inmates at Waukegan Jail are allowed to have visitors during the hours of visitation.

Keep in mind that there are strict dress code rules and you will be required to present your government-issued photo ID card.

Visiting Hours

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