Knox County Jail & Detention Facility, IL Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: June 12, 2022
Knox County Jail & Detention Facility

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The Knox County Jail & Detention Facility is home to over 512 inmates. In 2007, the facility went under a big expansion that went from being able to hold up to 585 inmates at once to what they can house now. This was due to the need for meeting city life.

The Knox County Jail & Detention Facility employs over 150 staff members.

The Knox County Jail & Detention Facility comes equipped with an operational infirmary that has two part-time nurses, three full-time nurses, and a part-time doctor.

The Knox County Jail & Detention Facility also has a fully operational kitchen where all meals are prepared daily.

Knox County Jail & Detention Facility - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Knox County Jail & Detention Facility

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    152 South Kellogg Street, Galesburg, IL, 61401

  • Phone

    309-345-3733

  • Capacity

    512

  • City

    Galesburg

  • Postal Code

    61401

  • State

    Illinois

  • Country

    Knox County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Knox County Jail & Detention Facility

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    152 South Kellogg Street, Galesburg, IL, 61401

  • Phone

    309-345-3733

  • Capacity

    512

  • Country

    Knox County

Knox County Sheriffs Department / Knox County Jail

  • Address

    152 South Kellogg Street, Galesburg, Illinois, 61401

  • Phone

    309-345-3733

  • Fax

    309-345-3724

  • Email

    [email protected]

  • Website

    website

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Trying to locate information on an inmate who is currently behind bars in the Knox County Jail & Detention Facility? Do not know where to begin your search?

You can, of course, contact the Knox County Jail & Detention Facility directly, but if you do not want to sit on the phone and be transferred through department and department you can find information on inmates directly from your computer or your smartphone.

The inmate roster is available to you on the Knox County official website. You can search the roster by the inmate's full name. You will not need any further pieces of information.

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates in the Knox County Jail & Detention Facility can receive magazines, books, newspapers, and even letters from their friends and family.

However, you will need to keep in mind if you plan on sending magazines, books, and newspapers, you will need to send them directly from the publisher. You can do so by using sites such as Amazon. All books are required to be paperback books and new ones. You cannot send hardback books or any books that are used.

If you plan on writing letters to inmates, you will need to always have a return address on every piece of mail you send. Also, you will want to refrain from using any of the following things:

  • Staples

  • Glitter

  • Paper Clips

  • Usage of Crayons

  • Drawings

  • Incriminating Discussions

To send a letter to an inmate in the Knox County Jail & Detention Facility, please make the envelope out to the following address:

Knox County Law Enforcement Center

Attention Inmate: {inmate Full Name]

152 South Kellogg Street, Galesburg, IL, 61401

Sending Money

If an inmate requests you to send them funds to their commissary account, you can do so without leaving the comfort of your own home.

The Knox County Jail & Detention Facility uses JPay for their money depositing needs. You can deposit funds into an inmates account from their online site, over the phone, or you can go in person.

Keep in mind that it can take up to 3 business days before the money is deposited into the inmate's account at the Knox County Jail & Detention Facility, But the funds are typically in there the same day as you deposited them.

Phone Calls

The Knox County Jail & Detention Facility allows inmates to use the telephone daily. Inmates will only be allowed to have 15-minute phone conversations. Inmates will be required to call collect.

In order to get a collect call from an inmate in the Knox County Jail & Detention Facility, you will need to have a landline. Cell phones cannot receive collect calls.

Also, you will need to keep in mind that when you choose to connect to a collect call from an inmate in the Knox County Jail & Detention Facility, you will be responsible for paying any and all fees that come along with the phone call.

Knox County Jail & Detention Facility staff will be listening in to every phone call made from the facility. They have the right to disconnect any call they see fit.

Visitation Rules

To visit an inmate in the Knox County Jail & Detention Facility, you will need to contact the facility directly to set up a visitation time.

VISITATION 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

Directions

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