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Franklin County Jail, Illinois, Inmate Roster, Visitation Rules

Updated on: March 14, 2024
Franklin County Jail
Location 403 East Main Street, Benton, IL, 62812
Official Website

Use this website for informational purposes only.

The Franklin County Jail is a correctional facility for Adult offenders in Benton, Franklin County, Illinois. This detention facility is physically situated at 403 East Main Street, Benton, IL, 62812. It is a 101-bed facility.

Generally, this Franklin County jail houses detainees awaiting trial and inmates serving short sentences, usually a year or less. The Franklin County detention facility primarily houses Adult convicted of minor crimes, such as misdemeanor offenses. Those charged with felonies are typically transferred to federal prison after trial. Franklin County correction facility occasionally houses ICE detainees for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The Franklin County Sheriff Office administers the Franklin County Jail. There are also more than 60 staff members and corrections officers responsible for the security of all inmates and visitors at the Franklin County jail.

Most detainees are delivered daily. A significant number of individuals arriving at the Franklin County correction facility are currently or recently drunk. 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 Franklin County Jail, visit the Franklin County Sheriff Office’s website. The website has the Franklin County inmate search tool which allows you to for detainees by entering their last names. Additionally, you can view inmate details on the roster below. This roster contains the Franklin County inmate’s full name, gender, and age.

Alternatively, you can contact the Franklin County facility directly by phone at 618-438-8211 to inquire about the offender’s status and location.

Visitations at Franklin County Jail

To schedule a visit to the Franklin County detention center, you must complete a visitation form, which is available on the Franklin County Sheriff Office website. Once your application is approved, you will be notified of the approved visitation schedule by phone.

The visiting hours at the Franklin 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 show a valid government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license, passport, or state ID, and follow the Franklin County detention center’s dress code and rules. The Franklin County Jail may deny visitation if you fail to meet these requirements.

To get more data about visitations, call the Franklin County correction facility at 618-438-8211.

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Franklin County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Franklin County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 403 East Main Street, Benton, IL, 62812
Capacity 101
Facility Type Adult
City Benton
Postal Code 62812
State Illinois
County Franklin County
Official Website

Franklin County Sheriff Office

Address 403 East Main Street, Benton, Illinois, 62812
Phone 618-438-8211
Fax 618-438-0306
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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