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Chicago City Jail

Chicago City Jail, IL Prison Inmates

Updated on: April 27, 2023
State
Illinois
City
Chicago
Postal Code
60653
County
Cook County
Phone Number
773-442-4100
Type
City Jail
Location
700 East Oakwood Drive, Chicago, IL, 60653

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Located in Illinois, the Chicago City Jail houses adult inmates over the age of 18 who have already been convicted of a crime under Illinois law. Most inmates are serving time for longer than one year; therefore, there are commissary accounts set up for them.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

All mail sent to inmates is opened and inspected prior to delivery to an inmate. You can send mail to this address, made out to the attention of the inmate:

Chicago City Jail

700 East Oakwood Drive, Chicago, IL, 60653

Do not send large packages and do not send contraband. Send letters and postcards that are not provocative in nature.

Sending Money

Inmates who are currently imprisoned at the Chicago City Jail have access to commissary accounts. You can add money to an inmate’s account via money order, check or cash. You also have the option of depositing money directly into the inmate's account in person at the administrative office in the Chicago City Jail.

Make sure that when you send money via money order or check, include the inmate ID number and full name on the back of the slip.

Commissary accounts can be used to purchase various supplies, and inmates need money deposited in order to use the accounts.

Phone calls

While inmates cannot receive phone calls, they can make phone calls. Recipients must be on an approved list, and inmates can make phone calls between 7:00AM and 7:30PM. Inmates will make phone calls collect and the calls will be paid for by the receiver of the phone call. Phone calls can last up to 30 minutes, but during peak periods calls might be restricted to 10 minutes in duration. You can ask at the Chicago City Jail to be added to the list of people an inmate can call, and they will work the pre-approval process.

Visitation

Typically, visitation can be any day between 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Two people can visit at one time for up to 15 minutes. Dress conservatively and bring government issued identification with you. Do not bring anything into the Chicago City Jail with you, as not only will it be rejected, but you could be asked to leave before your visit takes place.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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