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Updated on: August 7, 2022

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About Franklin County Jail

The Franklin County Jail is located in Benton, Illinois. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department operates and manages the Franklin County Jail. 

This facility can hold up to 101 inmates. These inmates are from minimum-security level all the way to the maximum-security level. There are both male and female inmates. 

Franklin County Jail is supplied with medical staff, mental health staff, a kitchen, administrative segregation, medical segregation, and disciplinary housing. 

Franklin County Jail
Facility Name
Franklin County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
403 East Main Street, Benton, IL, 62812
[email protected]
Security Level
Postal Code
Franklin 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

Franklin County Sheriff Office

David Bartoni
403 East Main Street, Benton, Illinois, 62812
[email protected]

Inmate Search

Finding someone in the Franklin County Jail is very simple. You don't have to find the correct phone number, to be transferred from one person to next, to be put on hold, or get disconnected.

Using a computer or mobile phone, you can now do an inmate search from the comfort of your own home. 

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Franklin County Jail. Keeping an up to date database of all inmates currently in their custody is a big responsibility. That is what the Franklin County Sheriff's Department does.

The Franklin County Jail has its roster open to the general public by the Franklin County Sheriff's Department. You can find the Franklin County Jail roster on the Franklin County Sheriff’s official website.

Sending a Mail

Inmates in the Franklin County Jail can receive written letters from their family and friends. These letters cannot contain many things or else they will be sent back to the original sender. 

Keep in mind that the inmates cannot receive the following items:

  • Stamps
  • Envelopes
  • Writing Paper
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Polaroids
  • Gang Related Items
  • Sexual in Nature Photos
  • Drawings
  • Stickers
  • Glitter

Inmates can receive books, magazines, and newspapers. These books, magazines, and newspapers are required to be sent directly to the jail from the bookstore or the publisher. All books will need to be new. All books will need to be paperback. No used or hardcover books are permitted.

Public Records Online Search

Criminal Records and Contact Info aggregated from real law enforcement agencies and government court houses.

Sending Money

Franklin County Jail inmates will need to have money to make purchases for day to day life items they will need from the commissary. 

If you would like to fund an inmate you can drop off cashier checks, money order and cash to the front desk in the Franklin County Jail. From there the jail staff will deposit the funds into the inmate’s account. 

In order for the staff to place the funds into the correct account, you will need to make sure you have the inmate’s number and their inmate full name, so the jail staff can put the funds into the proper account. 

You will have to wait several days before the funds will be deposited. 

Phone Calls

The Franklin County Jailinmates are able to call home to their friends and family. Inmates are only allowed to make collect calls. Inmates are only able to call those who possess a landline phone. Those who have cell phones will not be able to get any collect calls. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all fees from the collect call. Franklin County Jail is not the one responsible for any charges from the collect calls.

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are not permitted for the inmates to use. If an inmate is found using any of these features the call will be disconnected immediately, and disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate.

Visiting Rules

Inmates at the Franklin County Jail are allowed to have visitors. The Franklin County Jail visitations are video visitation only. You will need to call 618-438-8211.

Before you are allowed to visit an inmate you will need to be on the inmate’s visitation list. All inmates in good standing are allowed 1 free video visit for each week. The video visit will be no longer than 20 minutes.

Inmates at Franklin County Jail who are on disciplinary lockdown will only be allowed to have visitors from their immediate family only. 

The visiting hours are listed below:

Franklin County Prison Statistics

Franklin County Jail Held Inmates

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

Franklin County Jail Admissions By Race

White Jail Population 90
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 5
Asian Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 1

Franklin County Jail Admissions

Female Jail Population 9
Male Jail Population 86
Total Jail Population 95
Total Jail Admissions 2,427

Franklin County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 37
Female Pretrial Jail Population 8
Pretrial Jail Population 93


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