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Alexander County Jail, Illinois, Inmate Roster, Visitation Rules

Updated on: March 23, 2024
Alexander County Jail
Location 2000 Washington Avenue, Cairo, IL, 62914

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The Alexander County Jail is a correctional facility for Adult inmates in Cairo, Alexander County, Illinois. This detention facility is physically situated at 2000 Washington Avenue, Cairo, IL, 62914. It is a 93-bed facility.

Generally, this Alexander County detention facility houses detainees awaiting trial and offenders serving short sentences, usually a year or less. The Alexander County detention facility primarily houses Adult convicted of low-level crimes, such as misdemeanor offenses. Those charged with felonies are typically transferred to maximum-security prison after trial. Alexander County facility occasionally houses immigrant detainees for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The Alexander County Sheriffs Office administers the Alexander County Jail. There are also more than 50 staff members and corrections officers responsible for the safety of all inmates and visitors at the Alexander County facility.

Most offenders are transported daily. A significant number of individuals arriving at the Alexander County correction facility are currently or recently under the influence. They also arrive with injuries from fights leading to their arrest. Some are psychologically unstable, with no place for the police to deliver them.

Inmate Search

If you believe your loved one is at Alexander County Jail, visit the Alexander County Sheriffs Office’s website. The website has the Alexander County inmate search tool which allows you to find detainees by entering their last names. Additionally, you can view detainee information on the roster below. This roster contains the Alexander County detainee’s full name, gender, and age.

Alternatively, you can contact the Alexander County jail directly by phone at 618-734-2141 to inquire about the inmate’s status and location.

Visitations at Alexander County Jail

To schedule a visit to the Alexander County correction facility, you must complete a visitation form, which is available on the Alexander County Sheriffs Office website. Once your application is approved, you will get the approved visitation schedule by mail.

The visiting hours at the Alexander County Jail are as follows:

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
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

During the visit, you must provide a valid government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license, passport, or state ID, and follow the Alexander County facility’s dress code and rules. The Alexander County Jail may restrict visitation if you fail to meet these requirements.

To get more details about visitations, call the Alexander County detention facility at 618-734-2141.

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Alexander County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Alexander County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 2000 Washington Avenue, Cairo, IL, 62914
Facility Type Adult
City Cairo
Postal Code 62914
State Illinois
County Alexander County

Alexander County Sheriffs Office

Address 2000 Washington Avenue, Cairo, Illinois, 62914
Phone 618-734-2141
Fax 618-734-9030
Email [email protected]

Visiting Hours

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
Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


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