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Updated on: March 8, 2021

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About Menard County Jail

The Menard County Jail is located in Petersburg, Illinois. This facility is frequently known as the Menard County Sheriff’s Department Corrections Bureau. 

The Menard County Jail is made up of two facilities. 

On average, the Menard County Jail holds around 25 inmates.The Menard County Jail staffs around 300 correctional officers. 

This facility is a direct supervision facility. The Menard County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Menard County Jail. 

Menard County Jail
Facility Name
Menard County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
315 South 6th Street, Petersburg, IL, 62675
Postal Code
Menard 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

Menard County Sheriff's Office

Mark Oller
107 South 7th Street, Petersburg, Illinois, 62675
[email protected]

Inmate Search

Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates. That is what the Menard County Sheriff's Department does.

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

The Menard County Jail has its roster in alphabetical order by the inmate's last name. When doing a successful inmate search you will be able to find the inmate information listed below:

  • Inmate's Full Name
  • Booking Date & Time
  • Future Released Date
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Arresting Agency
  • Race
  • Charges
  • PNC Number

Unfortunately, there are no mugshots in this database. You will need to get a hold of the Menard County Jail if you would like more information about an inmate.  

Here is the phone number to the Menard County Jail at 217-632-2273.

Sending a Mail

The Menard County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends in the mail. For safety reasons, all letters get inspected by Menard County Jail employees when the letters arrive. The letters will get pass out to the correct inmates after they get checked. 

When you send items to the prison along with your letters, there are a number of things you are not allowed to send. Here is a list of items that are not allowed: 

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

Inmates at the Menard County Jail who isn't a level 1 or a 2 can receive books, magazines, and newspapers as well. The books, magazines, and newspapers will need to be sent directly from the bookstore or publisher to the Menard County Jail. All books being sent to the Menard County Jail will have to be new and paperback. Any and all used and hardcover books are not allowed. Books will be sent back to the sender if they are hardcovered or used. 

Here is the mailing address for inmates in the Menard County Jail is listed below: 

(Inmate's full name) (Inmate's Booking ID #)
315 South 6th Street, Petersburg, IL, 62675

Public Records Online Search

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

Sending Money

Inmates at the Menard County Jail will need money to make purchases at the commissary. There are several different ways you can deposit funds into an inmates account. 


At the Menard County Jail, there is a kiosk at the TouchPay Kiosk that you can during normal business hours. You can deposit funds using your debit card, Credit card and cash. 


You can also go online to TouchPay and deposit money there if that is more convenient for you. 

By Phone

With your credit or debit card, you can also call TouchPay. 

Phone Calls

Menard County Jail inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During phone time the inmates are allowed to call their family and friends. The inmates are only allowed to have 15-minute calls. The call will be disconnected when the 15-minutes is up. 

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are prohibited for the inmates to use. The call will be disconnected if an inmate is caught using any of these calling features. Disciplinary action will be taken against the inmate. 

The Menard County Jail inmates are allowed to make collect calls only. Only individuals who have a landline phone can receive collect calls. Ones who only have cell phones will not be able to get these collect calls. The individual receiving the collect calls is the one responsible for any and all charges that are associated with the collect calls. of the call is the one responsible for any and all charges associated with the collect calls. The Menard County Jail is not responsible for any and all charges from the collect calls.

Visiting Rules

The Menard County Jail inmates can have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 are allowed to visit, however they will need to stay by their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit you will need to show either your driver’s license, state identification card, or your United States Passport.

Make sure you put all your personal belongings in your car. You are not allowed to bring any of your personal belongings to the visitation area.

The visiting hours are associated with the housing units at the Menard County Jail. The list of hours by housing units can be found here.

At the Menard County Jail inmates are allowed to visit during the times listed above. However, visitations is not a right, but a privilege. 

Menard County Prison Statistics

Menard County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 11
Female Pretrial Jail Population 1
Pretrial Jail Population 12

Menard County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 521
Total Jail Population 15
Male Jail Population 10
Female Jail Population 4

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

Menard County Jail Admissions By Race

Asian Jail Population -
Native Jail Population -
White Jail Population 14
Latino Jail Population 3
Black Jail Population 1

Menard County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 3
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 3
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 1
Jail Population Held for State Prison 11


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