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Updated on: December 30, 2022

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About Gallatin County Jail

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

The Gallatin County Jail normally detains Gallatin County residences. Most of the inmates at the Gallatin County Jail serve no more than a two-year sentence.  The law agencies in and around Gallatin County that work closely with the Gallatin County Jail are the police department, sheriff’s department, U.S Marshals as well as other law enforcement agencies. 

The Gallatin County Jail discontinued the work crew programs and work education release. As a matter of fact, the whole Jail's Community Corrections Division has been completely removed as well. 

Gallatin County Jail
Facility Name
Gallatin County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
484 North Lincoln Boulevard West PO Box 340, Shawneetown, IL, 62984
[email protected]
Security Level
Postal Code
Gallatin County

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

Gallatin County Sheriff's Office

Shannon R. Bradley
PO Box 340, Shawneetown, Illinois, 62984
[email protected]

Inmate Search

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

The Gallatin County Jail has their jail roster with their current arrests available to the general public by the Gallatin County Sheriff's Department. You can find the database on the  Gallatin County Sheriff’s Department official website.

When doing a successful search on the Gallatin County Jail roster you will need the information listed below:

  • Booking Date
  • Booking Number
  • Subject Number
  • Inmate's Full Name

You will be able to see the information below when doing a successful inmate search:

  • Name Full Name
  • Booking Number
  • Subject Number
  • Booking Origin
  • Release Date
  • Charges
  • Housing Facility
  • Total Bond Amount
  • Total Bail Amount
  • Booking Date

Sending a Mail

The Gallatin County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends in the mail. For safety reasons, all letters will be examined by the jail employees once they arrive. The staff will pass out the letters to the correct inmates once the letters are checked.

There are a number of items you are not allowed to send, when sending things along with your letters. Here is the list below:

  • Plastic
  • Stamps
  • Glitter
  • Confetti
  • String
  • Ribbons
  • Metal
  • Gang Related Items
  • Polaroids
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • Music Cards
  • Writing Paper
  • Envelopes
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Perfume
  • No photographs larger than 5"x7”

Writing your return address is a good idea when sending an inmate mail, just in case you accidentally send something that is not allowed. 

Gallatin County Jail inmates can get books, magazines, and newspapers sent to them in the mail. However, the books, magazines, and newspapers are required to be sent directly from the bookstore or publisher to the Gallatin County Jail. All books being sent to inmates must be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. If a used or hardcover book is sent, it will be sent directly back to the sender. 

The Gallatin County Jail mailing address for inmates is listed below:

Inmate Name & Inmate Number 
c/o Gallatin County Jail
484 North Lincoln Boulevard West
PO Box 340, Shawneetown, IL, 62984

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Sending Money

The Gallatin County Jail inmates will need money to make purchases from the commissary. The Gallatin County Jail offers several different ways for friends and family to deposit funds into an inmate’s account.

By logging on to www.accesscorrections.com friends and family will be able to deposit funds. However, there is a minimum fee of $3.95 for each transaction.

You can deposit funds by calling 618-269-3137 as well. Although there is a minimum fee of $4.95 for each transaction.

You can also deposit funds using the kiosk that is located in the Gallatin County Jail lobby. Credit cards, debit cards, and cash payments are accepted at the kiosks.

Phone Calls

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

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are prohibited for the inmates to use at the Gallatin County Jail. The call will be disconnected right away if an inmate is caught using any of these features.

Gallatin County Jail inmates are allowed to make collect calls. Inmates will only be able to call those who have a landline. Those who only have cell phones will not be able to receive any collect calls. The individual responsible for any and all charges from the collect call is the one who is receiving the collect call. The Gallatin County Jail isn't responsible for any and all charges from the collect calls.

Visiting Rules

At the Gallatin County Jail, inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will be allowed to visit, however, they will need to stay with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit, you will be required to present either their driver’s license, state identification card, or their United States Passport.

Make sure to remember to keep all your personal belongings in your car. Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area.

The Gallatin County Jail allows family and friends contact and non-contact visits. All visits have to be scheduled. You can schedule your visit here. For each calendar week inmates are allowed 3 50-minute visits.

Gallatin County Prison Statistics

Gallatin County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 8
Female Pretrial Jail Population 1
Pretrial Jail Population 8

Gallatin County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 303
Total Jail Population 11
Male Jail Population 9
Female Jail Population 2

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

Gallatin County Jail Admissions By Race

Asian Jail Population -
Native Jail Population -
White Jail Population 9
Latino Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 2

Gallatin County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 3
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 8
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 1
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 5

Gallatin County, Illinois Warrants, Arrests

Gallatin County Arrest Warrants
Gallatin County Child Support Warrants

Gallatin County Most Wanted
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Gallatin County Sex Offender Registry
Gallatin County Sex Offender Registry


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