Lookup Arrests, Most Wanted, and Police Records in Chicago, IL. Results: Inmate List, Jail Records, Jail Roster Number, Warrants, Mugshot, Charges, Dispositions, Warrant Number, Bond Amount, Race, DOB, Eyes, Height, Weight, Sex, Age, Hair
Chicago, Illinois – Information
Chicago, Illinois is the third most populous city in the United States with over 2.7 million residents. It is in Cook County and the country seat is Chicago. The Chicago metropolitan area has nearly 10 million residents. It is often called the global architecture capital and is one of the most important business centers in the world.
In 1837 Chicago was incorporated as a city and it has grown rapidly since then. In 1871 the Great Chicago Fire destroyed several square miles and left more than 100,000 homeless. During the rebuilding Chicago made noted contributions to urban planning and zoning, new construction styles, and the developmental the City Beautiful Movement, plus the steel framed skyscraper.
In 2017 Chicago has recorded 55 million domestic and international visitors which made it one of the most visited cities in the United States. Visit Millennium park, Navy Pier, the Magnificent Mile the Art Institute of Chicago, the Sears Tower and the Museum of Science and Industry. These are just a small part of things to see in Chicago. There are many prominent colleges and universities in Chicago including Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago. These learning institutions are ranked as high research and doctoral universities. There are many professional sports teams in Chicago (The Chicago Bulls, The Chicago Bears, Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs) and its nickname is the Windy City.
Chicago is a mayor-council type of government and the mayor is Rahm Emanuel.
Rahm Emanuel, Mayor
121 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago City Hall 4th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60602Chicago Website
As the third largest city in the United States, Chicago has a high crime rate. The crime index is 510.7 crimes to 100,000 citizens. This is much higher than the U.S. average of 280.5 crimes to 100,000 people. In 2016 there were 765 murders, 1,589 rapes, 11,957 robberies, 15,815 assaults, 14,258 burglaries, 61,229 thefts, 11,473 auto thefts, and 590 arsons. There are 2,835 registered sex offenders living in Chicago as of April 2018. This makes the ratio of residents in Chicago to the number of sex offenders as 954 to 1.
Chicago, Illinois – Police Department Information
As of 2016, there were 13,135 full time law enforcement employees. Offices numbered 11,954 This is 4.39 officers per 1,000 residents. The Illinois average is 2.81 officers to every 1,000 residents.
The police department is divided up into 25 districts each with its own distinct duties, chief of police and officers. Check on the website:
to determine what district you want.
Eddie Johnson, Chicago Police Superintendent
3510 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60653
312-746-6000 non-emergency only
Chicago, Illinois – Open Records Request
Requests may be submitted to the Police Department in four different ways.
You can mail in a request to:
Chicago Police Department
Attn: Freedom of Information Officer
Freedom of Information Section, Unit 114
3510 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago Illinois 60653
Drop it off in Person, fax your request to 312-745-6948, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fees may be changed. If you have additional questions call the Police Department’s Freedom of Information section at 312-745-5308.
All requests are required to be in writing and re posted online. The website for FOIA information is:
On this website you can download the City of Chicago Freedom of Information Request and email it to the proper department. Email addresses are found on the website at:
County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information for Chicago, Illinois
The large law enforcement department is in Chicago and is the Cook County Sheriff’s Department. Their information is:
The detention/jail system is run by the Cook County Sheriff’s department. Their information is:
The Sheriff’s Office of Cook County is the principal law enforcement serving Cook County, Illinois. There are over 6,900 members of the department. Because of the size of the department is divided into the Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department, the Court Services Department, and the Department of Corrections. The Sheriff oversees all departments.
Thomas Dart, Sheriff
50 W. Washington
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Cook County Sheriff’s Police
Cook County Jail
2700 South California Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60608
Inmate Information: 773-674-5245
Sending money to an inmate’s account:
- Online or Telephone deposits
- Currency Exchange facilities
- Cash Pay Today locations
- United States Postal Service
- Jail’s lobby kiosks
- Call: 773-674-6860
Chicago Police Station Address: 2452 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, United States