In Salem, Illinois is where you will find the Marion County Jail. The Marion County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Marion County Jail.
Up to 120 inmates can be detained at this facility.Inmates in this facility range between minimum-security and maximum-security. There is a work camp facility that can hold minimum-security offenders, next to the main facility.
The Marion County Sheriff's Department, Police Department and the Illinois State Police, works closely with the Marion County Jail.
How to Find Someone in Marion County Jail
The Marion County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Marion County Jail. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Marion County Sheriff's Department does.
The Marion County Jail has its roster with their current arrests open to the general public by the Marion County Sheriff's Department. This database can be found on the Marion County Sheriff’s Department official website.
By the information listed below the Marion County Jail roster can be searched:
- Inmate's Status
- Inmate's First Name
- Inmate's Last Name
The roster will show the information listed below when doing a successful inmate search:
- Inmate Name
- Arrest Date
- Booking Date
- Booking Number
- Age Arrest
- Release Comments
- Scheduled Release Date
- Arresting Agency
- Date of Birth
- Eye Color
- Hair Color
- Current Age
Sending a Mail/Care Package
The Marion County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends in the mail. For safety reasons, all letters will be examined by the jail employees when the letters arrive. The letters will be passed out to the inmates after they are checked by the jail employees.
There are a number of items you are not allowed to send when you are sending things to the prison along with your letters. Here is a list of items you are not allowed to send:
• Gang Related Items
• Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
• Writing Paper
• Music Cards
• No photographs larger than 5x7”
The Marion County Jail inmates are allowed to get books, newspapers and magazines sent to them. The books, newspapers and magazines, will need to be delivered straight from the bookstore or publisher to the jail. All books that are sent to the jail will need to be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are forbidden. All hardcover and used books will be sent back to see if they are sent to the jail.
The Marion County Jail mailing address for inmates is:
Inmate’s Full Name
Marion County Jail
204 North Washington, Salem, IL, 62881
The Marion County Jail inmates will need funds in their account to make purchases at the commissary.
You will need the inmate's name and their booking number in order to transfer funds into an inmate's account. By using the kiosk in the jail lobby during regular business hours you will be able to deposit funds into an inmate's account.
You can also make deposits at inmatedeposits.com. However, there is a service fee of $2.95. Deposits can be made by calling 618-548-2141. There is a $3.95 fee to use this service.
The Marion County Jail inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During phone time inmates are allowed to make phone calls to their family and friends. The inmates are limited to 15-minute phone calls. The call will be terminated when the 15-minutes is over.
Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are prohibited for the inmates to use. The call will be disconnected if an inmate is caught using any of these features. Disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate as well.
The Marion County Jail inmates are only allowed to make collect calls. Only the individuals that have a landline will be able to get any of these collect calls. You will not be able to receive collect calls on your cell phone. The individual receiving the collect calls is the one responsible for any and all charges that are associated with the collect calls. The Marion County Jail is not accountable for any and all charges associated with the collect calls.
The Marion County Jail inmates do not have a way to get onto the internet. The inmates are not able to keep in touch with their friends and family using any electronic messaging systems. If you would like to stay in touch with inmates in the Marion County Jail, you will need to send them a written letter to the address above if you would like to keep in touch with an inmate.
The Marion County Jail inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 are allowed to visit, however, they will need to be with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit you will need to show either your driver’s license, state identification card, or your United States Passport.
Remember, all your personal belongings will be required to stay in your car. No personal belongings will be permitted to be in the visitation area.
There are only no-contact visits in the Marion County Jail. You and the inmate will only be able to see each other on a computer screen. You will not be able to see each other in person.
You can either visit an inmate by video at the Marion County Jail or by remote, at your home. You will need to have the proper tools, including a computer, webcam, and high-speed internet if you would like to remotely visit an inmate from your home.
Marion County Jail Sheriff's Office
|Address:||204 North Washington StreetSalem, 62881|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Marion County Jail
204 North Washington, Salem, IL, 62881
Marion County Jail Information
|Jail Name||Marion County Jail|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||204 North Washington, Salem, IL, 62881|
|Sunday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|
|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|
How Often Can I Visit?
Inmates can be visited on their designated day above. Their visitation schedule days are based on the inmates last name. 30 minutes visitations are allowed during the weekday and 15-minute visitations are allowed on Saturdays.