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Updated on: April 22, 2024

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About Coles County Jail

The Coles County Jail is located in Charleston, Illinois. The Coles County Jail is a medium/maximum security county jail. This facility is licensed by the State of Illinois. 

This facility holds offenders up to one year. The Coles County Jail is responsible for inmates who have already been convicted and inmates that are going through the court process. 

A majority of the inmates in this facility are full-time inmates and some huber/work release inmates as well. Anyone taken into custody in Coles County will be taken to the Coles County Jail.

The Coles County Sheriff’s Department operates and manages the Coles County Jail.

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Coles County Jail
Facility Name
Coles County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
701 Seventh Street, Charleston, IL, 61920
[email protected]
Security Level
Postal Code
Coles County
Official Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • 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
  • Holiday Closed

Coles County Sheriffs Office

James Rankin
701 7th Street, Charleston, Illinois, 61920
[email protected]

Inmate Search

The Coles County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Coles County Jail. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Coles County Sheriff's Department does.

The Coles County Jail its roster with their current arrests open to the general public by the Coles County Sheriff's Department. This database can be found on the Coles County Sheriff’s Department official website.

The Coles County Jail roster is set up in alphabetical order By the inmate's name. Just scroll down till you see the inmate you are looking for.

Sending a Mail

The Coles County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters in the mail from their family and friends. For safety reasons, all letters are examined by the jail employees when they arrive. The letters will be passed out to the inmates after the staff checks all the mail. 

The Coles County Jail inmates are allowed to get books, newspaper and magazines. The books, newspaper and magazines are required to be delivered directly from the bookstore or publisher to the jail. All books sent to the jail will need to be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. Used and hardcover book will be sent back to the sender if they are sent to the jail. 

The Coles County Jail mailing address for inmates is: 

Inmate's Full Name 
701 Seventh Street, Charleston, IL, 61920

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Sending Money

The Coles County Jail inmates will need money to buy day to day life items from the commissary. If you want to fund an inmate's account you can do so by logging onto www.inmatecanteen.com.

In order to transfer funds into an inmate's account, you will need to create an account. However, there is a fee to use this service but you will be able to see it before you make a deposit.

Cashier’s checks or money orders can be sent as well. Make sure Cashier's checks and money orders items payable to the inmate's name. You will need to send them to the address listed below:

Inmate's Full Name
701 Seventh Street, Charleston, IL, 61920

Phone Calls

The Coles County Jail inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During phone time, inmates are allowed to call their family and friends. Inmates are limited to 15-minute phone calls. The call will be terminated when the 15-minutes is over. 

The Coles County Jail inmates are allowed to only make collect calls. Inmates are only able to call those who have a landline. Inmates will not be able to call those who have a cell phone. The one receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all fees that are associated with the collect call. Coles County Jail isn't accountable for any fees associated with the collect calls.  

Visiting Rules

The Coles County Jail inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 are allowed to visit, however, they will need to be with their legal guardian. You will need to show either your driver’s license, state identification card, or their United States Passport before you are allowed in the visitation area. 

Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area so make sure you leave all that in your car.

The Coles County Jail visitation hours are listed below:

For each calendar day inmates in the Coles County Jail are permitted to one 20-minute visitation.  Coles County Jail views visitations as a privilege and not a right. 

Coles County Prison Statistics

Coles County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 93
Female Pretrial Jail Population 32
Pretrial Jail Population 54

Coles County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 2,016
Total Jail Population 103
Male Jail Population 70
Female Jail Population 11

Illinois Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.01
In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.01

Coles County Jail Admissions By Race

Asian Jail Population -
Native Jail Population -
White Jail Population 71
Latino Jail Population 2
Black Jail Population 8

Coles County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 10
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 1
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 5


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