DuPage County IL Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: July 14, 2023
501 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187

DuPage County IL Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

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You can support your loved ones at DuPage County IL Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 630-407-2400.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work at DuPage County IL Jail so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The DuPage County IL Jail is a detention center located at 501 N County Farm Rd Wheaton, IL which is operated locally by the Dupage County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Dupage County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Wheaton Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Illinois here.

Programs and Services

MEALS - Inmates shall be supplied with three (3) well-balanced meals per day.

MEDICAL SERVICES - Medical, Dental, and Mental Health services are provided for the inmates at the jail. The inmates are required to fill out a health request form for all inmate initiated medical requests. The inmates shall be charged a medical fee for certain medical services provided. An inmate may not be denied medical or dental care due to insufficient funds.

RECREATION - Gyms are provided for the inmates according to the scheduled times, unless an inmate is restricted.

TELEVISIONS - Televisions are provided in each inmate living area, with the exception of the Disciplinary Segregation housing units.

TELEPHONES - Inmates may not receive incoming telephone calls, and messages will not be taken for them. All telephone calls made by the inmates shall be collect call, or by use of a telephone card that has been purchased from the commissary.

INMATE PROGRAMS - Inmates are encouraged to participate in programs designed to reduce the rate of recidivism. These programs are provided by JUST (Justice, Understanding, Serving, Teaching) of DuPage, a non-profit agency started in 1986 to provide social service programs to inmates. All programs are funded by the inmates with no cost to taxpayers.

  • Education - A G.E.D. program allows inmate to get their high school diploma and improves their chances to obtain a job. Between 30 and 50 inmates receive their G.E.D. each year. The College of DuPage also offers various college level courses to eligible inmates.

  • Substance Abuse - An estimated 80 percent of inmates are involved with drugs or alcohol prior to incarceration. In an effort to eliminate drug related problems drug counseling and substance abuse classes, such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, are available.

  • Chaplaincy - A full time staff chaplain and several volunteers provide a wide range of programming to meet the spiritual needs of the inmates. Inmates may attend worship services and bible study and can meet with the chaplain on an individual basis.

COMMISSARY - The DuPage County Jail offers the inmates Commissary services, where approved items are available for purchase by the inmate. The cost of the item(s) shall be deducted from the funds within their established account.

PROPERTY - All inmates shall be supplied jail clothing, bedding, and linens sufficient to provide comfortable, sanitary, and environmentally suitable conditions during confinement at the jail. The inmates receive clean replacements per the scheduled exchanges. Inmates are allowed to maintain only one (1) complete set of clothing for court. Court clothing may be accepted only with a Court Order.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION - Public transit terminal schedules are available to and from the DuPage County Jail. Schedules and fare requirements are available at the Visitation Lobby.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Illinois. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at DuPage County IL Jail.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at aid@inmateaid.com, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

DuPage County IL Jail - Visitation


  • Inmates are limited to one 30-minute visit per week.
  • Inmates with Trusty status may receive one 60-minute visit per week.

Visitation Hours

Female Inmates

  • Tuesday
    • 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Saturday
    • 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m

Male Inmates

  • Wednesday
    • 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday
    • 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Registration - Visitors must now register for and schedule inmate visitations, to create an account, go to tdupagecountyil.gtlvisitme.com. Visitors must register for an account before scheduling visits. Be sure to provide a valid email address where you can receive emails since visitation confirmations, password recovery and other account functions are done using the email you provide. Be sure to carefully note your login details for future use. After you are registered, log in to the email account that you provided and click on the account verification emails you received. If you do not receive an email, check your spam/junk folder. If you still do not see an email from the system, call 630-407-2284 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.

Visitation Procedures - A visit may be denied if the visit may jeopardize the safety and security of the facility or the visitors. During an emergency or disturbance, we may ask that all visitors leave the facility immediately. All visitors must walk through a metal detector. No matter what the provocation, visitors may not be manually searched unless they volunteer. If there is a reasonable belief that the visitor possesses contraband and does not volunteer to be searched, the visit shall be denied. Inmates and visitors must conduct themselves in a quiet and orderly manner at all times. Profanity, loud or boisterous talking is not permitted at any time.

Scheduling a Visit

REQUIREMENTS - This site requires pre-registration, you can register for an in-person visit at the facility. You must provide the facility with a valid email address where you can receive an email. If you do not have an email address, there are many email providers who offer free email accounts. An email account is required for account creation and for using the online registration tool. Please see the "Register" section of this webpage for tips on registering in the system.

All visits must be scheduled at least 1 day in advance, but not more than 10 days in advance. There are a maximum of 4 visitors permitted per visit, including minors.

All visitors, ages 17 years and above, are required to present photo identification in order to visit an inmate. All persons under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult. Minors also need to be registered under the Parent's account and added to the visit if they are expecting to visit. Only the following forms of valid photo identification shall be accepted:

  • State Driver's License
  • United States Military Identification
  • Passport or United States Passport ID Card
  • State Identification

CHECK-IN - All visitors must be signed in 15 minutes prior to the scheduled visit start time. *Times and policies subject to change

Cancellation - To cancel a visit, click "Cancel Visit" on the summary page in your account, or click the "X" next to the visit on the home page. You will then be asked to confirm your cancellation. All visits must be canceled prior to the start of the visit or you will be expected to show and deemed a no-show if you fail to attend.

Visitation Rules of Conduct - All visitors must be properly dressed before they will be allowed to visit. Clothing with offensive slogans or artwork is not allowed. Bathing suits, halter-tops, and flimsy or see-through clothing are not allowed. All visitors must wear footwear and clothing.

Visits will be terminated and/or visiting privileges will be suspended under (but not limited to) the following circumstances:

  • Visitor appears to be under the influence of an intoxicating beverage or drug.
  • Loud, rude, or obnoxious behavior.
  • Failure to maintain control of children. Children may not be permitted to play or wander around the visitation area or to disturb other visitors.
  • Wearing or displaying any items which may indicate gang affiliation.
  • Making any gestures which may indicate gang affiliation.
  • Refusal to obey lawful orders.
  • Refusal to obey visiting rules from the visitation staff.
  • Refusal or inability to produce proper identification.
  • Insufficient space
  • Smoking
  • Introducing or attempting to introduce contraband into the jail. This offense will result in the visitor being banned from visiting anyone in the jail.
  • Violation of a Court Order (no contact provision).

Any visitors with the following items will be denied visitation:

  • Purses, backpacks, or diaper bags.
  • Food items or liquids.
  • Books, magazines, or newspapers.
  • Packages or bags.
  • Smoking materials.
  • Cellular phones, cameras, MP3 players, pagers, or any electronic device of any kind.
  • Pocket knives, guns, or chemical sprays.
  • Drugs or drug paraphernalia.

Further Visiting information may be obtained by calling 630-407-2284.

Attorney and Professional Visits - Attorney, Probation Officers, and other professionals shall be required to present proper identification. Such visits shall have priority over regular visitation. Any Attorney or Professional visitors desiring to have a contact visit may do so after submitting to a pat search. if the visitor refuses to comply with a pat search, he/she shall be advised that a contact visit may not take place, but that a non-contact visit may be arranged. Any items taken into a contact booth shall be searched for contraband. Attorneys and Professionals may not be permitted to pass items to the inmates without prior inspection and approval by the Deputies.

Visitation schedules for Attorney or Professional visits are as follows:

  • 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM (EVERY DAY)
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EVERY DAY)
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EVERY DAY)

*All attorneys and professional visitors must register at least fifteen (15) minutes prior to the conclusion of the designated visitation hours. Visitors attempting to visit an inmate after this time, for any reason, will be refused.

Clergy Visits - Members of the Clergy shall be identified as such and approved by the Director of J.U.S.T. of DuPage at 630-407-2201, before their visit is allowed. Proper identification is required, just like a visitor. Once approved, their name and other information is kept on file until the inmate is no longer incarcerated at the DuPage County Jail. All Clergy visits are non-contact.

Visitation schedules for approved Clergy visits are as follows:

  • 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM (EVERY DAY)
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EVERY DAY)

The DuPage County Jail is NOT RESPONSIBLE for any item or items left unattended, lost, or mislaid. Jail staff may not hold, secure, or watch any personal items. Leave items in your vehicle!

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