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Updated on: December 11, 2020

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Thomson Correctional Center is a level 5 facility, and it houses adult male inmates. The facility was opened in 1992. The prison is managed by the Illinois Department of Corrections.

The facility has various levels of custody: minimum, medium, and closed custody. The facility is located in Thomson, Illinois.

Thomson Correctional Center
Facility Name
Thomson Correctional Center
Facility Type
State Prison
Address
1100 One Mile Road, Thomson, IL, 61285
Phone
815-259-1177
City
Thomson
Postal Code
61285
State
Illinois
Country
Carroll County

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Inmate Search

Since Thomson Correctional Center is a Illinois Department of Corrections facility, you can use the “corrections offender network” of the Illinois Department of Corrections to find an inmate. It can be found here.

To search for an inmate, you will be asked for their first name, last name, and DC number. You may even be able to find inmates based on their alias, as well. You can also opt to only show offenders that have photographs.

Sending a Mail

There are strict procedures when it comes to sending mail to an inmate in Thomson Correctional Center. The inmate mailing address is as follows:

Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Last Name, First Name, ID Number

Thomson Correctional Center

1100 One Mile Road, Thomson, IL, 61285

Sending mail to Illinois inmates but there is a protocol. All mail is opened, inspected, and examined to ensure safety. In addition, legal mail must be opened with the inmate present and it will not be read. There are strict measurements that are allowed regarding magazine clippings and newspaper clippings, and mail with over 15 pages of this material is not allowed.

Legal and medical documents over 15 pages are allowed, but it requires warden approval. Inmates can also receive cards, but they cannot contain electronics or be layered in some way to hide contraband. Inmates at Thomson Correctional Center can also receive up to 20 self-addressed and stamped envelopes, and this is an exemption from the standard 15 page limit.

Photos of a certain size can be sent but cannot contain nudity. Polaroid and/or instant photos of any kind are not allowed.

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Sending Money

Money can be sent to Thomson Correctional Center inmates, but there are various fees associated with the different methods available to those who want to send money to inmates. Here are the options:

  1. Walk-in

  2. Online

  3. Mail

  4. Phone

If you wish to send money through a “walk-in”, this can be done at any Moneygram location.

If you wish to send money online, use a debit or credit card and JPAY.

If you wish to send money to an inmate at Thomson Correctional Center through the mail, your cheapest option (only 50 cents for processing) is a United States Postal money order. The money order must be made out to “JPAY”. The money order should then be sent to this address:

JPAY

P.O. Box 260010

Hollywood, FL 33026

If you wish to deposit money through the phone, you must call this number: 815-259-1177

Phone Calls

In Thomson Correctional Center, you cannot initiate a call to an inmate at any time. An inmate can make outgoing calls but only to approved numbers. A facilities chaplain can help when it comes to a phone call regarding a family emergency, such as a death.

Inmates can submit a list of ten telephone numbers to be approved, and the list can be updated every six months. Cell phone numbers are not allowed.

All calls are recorded and monitored.

Visiting Rules

A Illinois Visitation Application must be filled out before visiting an inmate, and a request must be directly made to the inmate. If a visitor is 12 or over, the application must be filled. You should note that all visitors, belongings, and cars may be searched. No tobacco or tobacco-related products are allowed at Thomson Correctional Center. You are allowed to have a single car key, ID, and up to $50 dollars upon your visit. The $50 must be in small bills.

Your application may be denied, and you can only be on one visitor’s list at a time. You also may have to bring various forms of identification, as well.

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