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Franklin County Jail, IL Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: October 6, 2021
Franklin County Jail
618-438-8211
403 East Main Street, Benton, IL, 62812
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The Franklin County Jail provides service to the Franklin County and surrounding towns and counties as well.

The Franklin County Jail is a medium-security facility that is home to both adult female and adult male inmates. No inmate in the Franklin County Jail is under the age of 18.

Majority of inmates in the facility are going through their trial, or they are serving out their sentences. Inmates who are kept in the Franklin County Jail to finish out their sentences are inmates who were sentenced to less than 2 years.

Franklin County Jail — General Information

Franklin County Jail, County Jail.
Adult, Capacity 101 persons.
403 East Main Street, Benton, IL, 62812
http://www.franklincountyil.gov/sheriff
618-438-8211

Franklin County Sheriff Office / Franklin County Jail

Address: 403 East Main Street, Benton, Illinois, 62812

Phone: 618-438-8211

Fax: 618-438-0306

Email: [email protected]

Trying to find information about the inmate in the Franklin County Jail can be quite the daunting task.

The Franklin County Jail keeps records on all inmates in their facility. These records will have the charges, bail information, along with the court transactions on the inmate.

However, the Franklin County Jail does not keep these records online or easily accessible to the public.

If you need these records on an inmate or for an inmate, you will need to contact the Jail Records Division at 618-438-8211.

You should also know that there may be fees associated with pulling these records as well.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Inmates in the Franklin County Jail can receive written letters from their loved ones back home. These letters cannot contain stamps, checks, cash, or pictures. You are only permitted to send them a handwritten letter.

You will need to mail the envelope to the following address:

Franklin County Jail

403 East Main Street, Benton, IL, 62812

If you mail anything that an inmate cannot have, it will not be given to the inmate, it will not be sent back to you, it will be properly discarded in the mailroom.

Sending Money

Please note that the Franklin County Jail does not accept money orders.

The Franklin County Jail now uses inmatedeposits.com. You will need to create an account to send money to an inmate.

With this service you will be permitted to make deposits on a daily, weekly, or even a monthly basis. Each deposit can be up to $300.

To make a successful deposit into an inmate’s account, you will be required to know the inmate’s identification number.

You can make deposits one of the three following ways:

  • You can log in to your account at the inmatedeposits.com

  • You can call 618-438-8211

  • You can go to the Franklin County Jail lobby and use the kiosk

Phone calls

Inmates cannot take phone calls, but inmates can make phone calls. All outgoing phone calls from the Franklin County Jail will be collect calls.

You will need to have a landline phone to receive these phone calls. You will also need to know that these phone calls will be at your expense. Inmates will not be paying for this service and neither is the Franklin County Jail.

Visitation

The Franklin County Jail permits inmates to have 3 visits per week. Visiting hours at the Franklin County Jail goes as follows:

In order to visit an inmate, you will need to first and foremost bring your driver’s license to be allowed into the visitation area. All visits with inmates in the Franklin County Jail are no-contact visits. You will be sitting behind a glass partition when visiting the inmate. There will be no touching involved or allowed.

Visiting Hours

Monday:
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday:
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday:
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday:
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday:
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday:
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday:
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Holiday:

Directions

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