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

Williamson County Jail Overview

Williamson is located in the southern part of Illinois. According to the 2010 census the population was 66,357. The county seat is Marion. Williamson County is also part of the area known as little Egypt.

Williamson County was formed in 1839 and was named for Williamson County Tennessee Since many of the first settlers were from Tennessee.

The county has a total area of 444 square miles of which 24 square miles is water.

You can find information about the cunty as well as records by contacting Angie Elliott Kochan, Circuit Clerk. Her contact information is: 200 Jefferson Street, Marion, Illinois 62949, phone 618-997-1301.

Zip Codes in Williamson County: 62841, 62915, 62918, 62921, 62922, 62933, 62948, 62949, 62951, 62959, 62974.

County Jail Overview

The Williamson Cunty Jail was open in in 2012 and is a 244 bed state of the art facility. The facilities are self-sufficient and include housing, food service, and laundry.

Williamson County Jail
Sam Jordan, Jail Administrator
404 N. Van Buren St.
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-997-6541
Fax: 618-997-3405

Inmate Search

Contact the jail for a roster of current inmates. The jail can be reached at:

404 N. Van Buren St.
Marion, IL 62956
Phone: 618-997-3405

Give the first and last name of the inmate and if possible, the birth date to the officer who answers the phone.

The sheriff’s office is contracted with VINE for inmate lookup.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Inmates are given the opportunity to visit with four persons who are family or friends each day except Saturday. Inmate visiting hours begin at 9:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM.
Visits will start again at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. On Tuesday and Thursday visiting hours are 09:00 AM hours to 3:00 PM hours. Each visit will last approximately 30 minutes. No visits on Saturday. Visitation time may be cut short due to jail needs.

All visitors must present acceptable forms of identification. These acceptable forms of identification are: Valid State Driver’s License with photo, State Identification Cards with photo, military identification, other type of photo identification approved by shift supervisor.

Working at Williamson County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

There are no current opening at the Williamson County Jail or sheriff’s office. However, do keep in contact with the sheriff’s office for any openings. An over view of what to expect as a deputy sheriff:
You need to pass national testing. The test can be found by calling 1-866-563-3882 or support@nationaltetingnetwork.com. You need to be at least 21 years old at time of hire, have a valid Illinois driver’s license, a GED or high school diploma, some college hours (check with the department to see the requirement on this), pass a background test, and be of good character. The starting salary is $49,483 plus overtime and holiday pay.

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 Williamson 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 Williamson County, Illinois

Information on warrants, arrests and most wanted can be found at the sheriff’s office at:

Sheriff’s Office
Bennie Vick, Sheriff
404 N. Van Buren St.
Marion, Il 62959
Phone: 618-9997-6541
Fax: 618-997-3405
bv@wcsheriff.com

Williamson County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Williamson County Probation Department
Location:201 West Main Street, Marion, Illinois, 62959
Phone:618-993-1840
Fax:618-993-1865
Williamson County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 96
Avg Daily Population 101
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 26
Full time total employees 26
Total salaries and wages 1121485
Other operating expenditures 130151
Total construction costs 0
Equipment, furnishings, etc 66000
Year of original construction 1972
Year of major renovation 1985
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 200 W. JEFFERSON MARION IL 62959

Williamson County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201632,053
Number Employed Annual Average, 201630,068
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,985
Unemployment Rate, 20166.2
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201547,678
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Williamson County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201410,571
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201516.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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