Search Inmates in Rock Island County, Illinois. Results May Include: Arrests, Bookings, Criminal Record, Confinment Reason, Court Case #, Warrant #, Bond, Offense Date, Date of Birth, Description.

Rock Island County Jail

Rock Island County is located on the north western border of Illinois and bordered by the Mississippi River. The 2010 census listed a population of 147,546 in the county and the county seat is Rock Island. The largest city is Moline.

Rock Island County was formed in 1831 and is named for an island in the Mississippi River know known as Arsenal Island.

The county has a total area of 451 square miles and 24 square miles is water.

Court Administrator’s Office
Victoria Bluedorn, Court Administrator
Rock Island County Courthouse
210 15th St. 4th fl.
Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: 309-558-3289
Fax: 309-558-3263

Zip Codes in Rock Island County: 61201, 61204, 61232, 61236, 61237, 61239, 61240, 61242, 61244, 61256, 61257, 61259, 61264, 61265, 61266, 61275, 61278, 61279, 61282, 61284, 61299.

County Jail Overview

The Rock Island County Correctional Center has an annual jail population of over 10,000 inmates. The Criminal Justice Center was completed in 2001 and includes intercom systems, closed circuit television monitors, and courtroom electronics. The staff uses a digitized fingerprint system and a computerized mug shot system.

The jail is a medium adult security facility with a total capacity of 329.

Rock Island County Jail
1317 Third Ave
Rock Island, Illinois 61201
Phone: 309-558-3425
Fax: 309-793-1303
sheiff@ricosheriff.org

Inmate Search

Rock Island publishes the names of inmates weekly. Call the sheriff’s office to see if your inmate is here. An arrest record search may cost you a small amount, but the data will be the most current.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Each inmate can have five visitors on their lists. Visitors are allowed only 30 minutes and there are no exceptions.

Visitation Hours:

A BlockSaturdays8:00 a.m. t0 11:00 a.m.
Wednesdays12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
B BlockSundays8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Thursdays6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
C BlockSundays8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Thursdays6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
D BlockSaturdays8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
E and FTuesday6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sundays6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
G BlockFridays12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturdays6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
H,J,K,LWednesdays12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturdays6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
S – TrusteesSaturdays & Sundays9:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
T & USaturdays & Sundays8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
SegregationsWednesday12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturdays6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Annex Building

M BlockSaturdays & Sundays8:00 a.m. t 11:00 a.m.
N BlockFridays12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Sundays6:00 p.m. to 9: p.m.
O BlockSaturdays & Sundays8:00 1.m. to 11:00 a.m.
P & QWednesday12:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Sundays6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
R&WSaturdays and Sundays8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
X BlockFridays12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Sundays6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Y BlockSundays6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Money for commissary must be paid no later than 8:00 p.m. Sunday.

Mail must be sent via the U.S. Postal Service. A return address is required.

Working at the Rock Island County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

The Rock Island County Sheriff’s Merit Commission is responsible for maintaining an alphabetical list of qualified candidates. The list is established after candidates have completed a physical agility test and a written exam. A background investigation and oral interview will also be conducted.

Deputy Sheriff’s must be 21 years of age and complete a 12-week (480 hours) training at the Police Training Institute, which is followed by riding with a Field Training Officer for another fourteen weeks before being able to patrol on their own. A candidate who is twenty (20) years of age and possesses an Associate of Arts (AA) Degree in Law Enforcement, or related law enforcement field, and will attain his/her 21st birthday during the probationary period may qualify as eligible.

Applications can be picked up at the Sheriff’s Office or online at

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

All registered sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. The definition of a sex offender is a person convicted of a crime involving sex, including rape, molestation, and production or distribution of child pornography. You can access this information online for Rock Island County by going to

but bear in mind that searches sometimes reveal primary last know addresses or, rather the block that they live on. You are also required to accept a disclosure to use the database.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Rock Island County, Illinois

County Sheriff
Gerald Bustos Sheriff
Rock Island County Justice Center
1317 Third Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: 309-794-1230
Fax: 309-794-9979
Hours 8:00 am to 4::30 pm Monday thru Friday

The sheriff’s office employs 185 which includes 60 correctional officers, 64 sworn deputies, 30 bailiffs, 9 telecommunicators and a civilian support staff of 27. Substations an be reached at Andalusia, Metro-Link Centre Station, Reynolds, and Carbon Cliff.
Information and inquiries can be found on the Sheriff’s website at:

Information will be returned to you as soon as possible.

Contact the Rock Island County Public Defender
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
Name:Rock Island County Public Defender
Address:1504 3rd Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois, 61201
Phone:309-558-3530
Hours:N/A
Rock Island County Probation Department
Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
Office:Rock Island County Probation Department
Location:2116 25th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois, 61201
Phone:309-558-3700
Fax:309-558-3738
Rock Island County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 254
Avg Daily Population 249
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 74
Full time total employees 74
Total salaries and wages 2921859
Other operating expenditures 470000
Total construction costs 44000
Equipment, furnishings, etc 38000
Year of original construction 1985
Year of major renovation2001
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 1317 THIRD AVENUE ROCK ISLAND IL 61201

Rock Island County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201672,000
Number Employed Annual Average, 201667,478
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20164,522
Unemployment Rate, 20166.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201550,419
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Rock Island County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201418,596
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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