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DuPage County IL Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: October 20, 2020
Address
501 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187
Beds
850
County
Dupage
County - medium
Phone
630-407-2400
Fax
630-407-2013
Email
sheriff@dupageco.org
Satellite View of DuPage County IL Jail

DuPage County IL Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 630-407-2400

The DuPage County IL Jail is a medium-security 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, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Wheaton Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

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

DuPage County IL Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Illinois. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

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.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at DuPage County IL Jail and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 630-407-2400.

Registration

  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

DuPage County IL Jail - Visitation

VISITATION RESTRICTIONS

  • 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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