Fulton County Inmate Jail Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
(2522)Fulton County Inmate & Jail Records Offices
Fulton County JailPO Box 269LewistownIL61542309-547-2277
Fulton County Inmate & Jail Records Offices
Fulton County Jail268 West Washington AvenueLewistownIL61542309-547-2277
Fulton County Sheriff's Office268 West Washington AvenueLewistownIL61542309-547-2277
Illinois River Correctional Center1300 West Locust StreetCantonIL61520309-647-7030
Fulton County Inmate & Jail Records Databases
Fulton County Jail Records
Fulton County Sheriff's Office Website
Statistics
Jail Population Held for State Prison
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison
Jail Population Held for State Jail 1
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 1
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 20
Jail Population Held for ICE
Pretrial Jail Population 56
Female Pretrial Jail Population 5
Male Pretrial Jail Population 33
Total Jail Admissions 1,118
Total Jail Population 76
Female Jail Population 14
Male Jail Population 57
Asian Jail Population
Black Jail Population 20
Latino Jail Population 5
Native Jail Population
White Jail Population 46

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Jail Records in Fulton County Illinois

In Illinois, the Freedom of Information Act grants access to public records. It makes these records easily accessible to all citizens. These records have been made available through the state and the county. In the county of Fulton, Illinois, all jail records are stored in the jail records repository. You can either visit the website of the county sheriff or the website of the Cook County Public Health Department to gain access to these files. Once you have gained access to these files you will be able to search for personal details as well as for criminal arrest warrants.

These documents are available to anyone who has the right to view such records. All you need is a valid identification which is a driver’s license or a United States passport. The online services do charge some fee for processing the request. However, this is minimal and is definitely worth the money that you spend. This is also a convenient service as you can obtain them anytime and anywhere. Thus, if you are running out of time before your court date for a hearing, you can get your records without having to go outside of your home or office.

The website of the Cook County Public Health Department can also help you with the cost of providing the report. They also provide you with the option of paying by check or credit card. If you opt to pay by credit card, then you will just need to visit a virtual terminal where you would enter your credit card number. Once you have made the payment, you can expect your report within 3 working days. Your report will be provided in the form of an electronic PDF file.

There are various reasons why people may want to see the public records of jail offenders. This may include checking on potential employees, conducting background checks on individuals who are in your company or perhaps on your neighbors. Access to jail records helps alleviate these possible problems. Thus, it is wise to know whether the prospective employee has a criminal record and, if so, to conduct a background check.

In instances where you are hiring someone to work with your children, it is imperative that you do a thorough background check. In many states, including Illinois, it is a legal requirement that any potential employees have undergone a background check. Because some offenders are hired based on physical skills alone, many employers fail to make this important check. However, this rule is now compromised because many websites are now offering to provide access to jail records in order to satisfy this requirement. It is important to note that while these databases contain criminal information, they do not contain federal or civil records. Jail records can be requested from other sources, such as court houses.

By going online and performing a free search, you can see if you can learn anything by using these databases. However, you should be cautious of websites that claim to offer access to thousands of public records. These sites actually do offer limited information, as they purchase their database from large public records firms. For the most comprehensive information, it is best to go to official government websites, but these websites charge a fee for their services.