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Updated on: March 3, 2023

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About Jefferson County Jail

In Mt. Vernon, Illinois is where you will find the Jefferson County Jail. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Jefferson County Jail. 

The inmates that are held in the Jefferson County Jail are both male and female. All cities in the county and surrounding counties are being served by the Jefferson County Jail when needed.

Jefferson County Jail
Facility Name
Jefferson County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
911 East Casey Avenue, Mt. Vernon, IL, 62864
[email protected]
Security Level
Mt. Vernon
Postal Code
Jefferson 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

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Jeff Bullard, Sr.
911 Casey Avenue, Mount Vernon, Illinois, 62864

Inmate Search

Doing an inmate search for an inmate in the Jefferson County Jail is very simple. Now you can do an inmate search from your mobile phone or computer when you're on the go or from the comfort of your own home. So you don't have to waste your time just to be looking for the right phone number. You also won't have to waste your time being transferred from one person to the next or better yet having the call get disconnected.  

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

The Jefferson County Jail has its jail roster open to the general public by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. You will be able to find their database on the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department official website.

You can search the roster by the information below:

  • Inmate's First Name
  • Inmate's Last Name
  • Inmate's Middle Name
  • Inmate's Booking Date

You will be able to see the information when you click on the inmate’s name:

  • Scheduled Release Date
  • Alias
  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Middle Name
  • Mugshots
  • Address
  •  Arresting Date
  • Weight
  • Height
  • Eye Color
  • Hair Color
  • Current Age
  • ZIP
  • Sex
  • Booking Date
  • Address
  • Race
  • Inmate Classification

Sending a Mail

The Jefferson County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends. Drawings, signs, or symbols are not permitted to be on these letters. If this policy is not kept the letter will get thrown away. Before sending your letters make sure you write a return address on the envelope.  

Laminated mail and mail without a return address is not accepted.

The jail employees examine all mail that comes into the jail. Any legal mail is inspected in front of the employees.   

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Sending Money

The Jefferson County Jail inmates will need funds to make purchases items at the commissary.

You can bring cash to the lobby of the Jefferson County Jail during their normal business hours if you would like to fund an inmates account. A Cashier's check or money order can be sent to the jail as well. 

The Touch Pay kiosk in the main lobby can be used to fund an inmate's account as well. Cash, credit and debit card payments are accepted at the kiosk. 

You will not be able to use a personal check to fund an inmate's account. 

Phone Calls

The Jefferson County Jail inmates in the general population are allowed to get collect calls. You will only be able to receive a collect call if you have a landline. You will not be able to receive any collect calls from a cell phone. The individual receiving these collect calls is the one responsible for any and all fees that are associated with the collect calls. The Jefferson County Jail is not accountable for any of the 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 caught using any of these features the call will be disconnected right away. Disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate as well. 

Visiting Rules

The Jefferson County Jail inmates are allowed to have visitors. Make sure to make an appointment if you are visiting on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Make sure to call 618-244-8015 between Monday through Friday from 8am to 3:45pm if you would like to make an appointment to visit an inmate.

The visitation hours are listed below:

Inmates that are in good standing are allowed visitations. Visitations are not allowed for inmates in disciplinary action. To see if an inmate is allowed to have visitations you will need to call the Jefferson County Jail.    

Jefferson County Prison Statistics

Jefferson County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 2
Jail Population Held for State Jail 12
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 6
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 90
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -

Jefferson County Jail Admissions By Race

White Jail Population 45
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 27
Asian Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 76

Jefferson County Jail Admissions

Female Jail Population 9
Male Jail Population 63
Total Jail Population 90
Total Jail Admissions 2,555

Jefferson County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 153
Female Pretrial Jail Population 24
Pretrial Jail Population 64


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