Lake County Jail

County Jail Calls

20 S. County Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 377-4107

Lake County Jail

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Lake County Jail opened in 1989 and is operated by the Lake County Sheriff under the authority of the State of Illinois.  The Lake Jail houses up to 740 male and female inmates, including state inmates of all custody levels who are probation violators, awaiting trial, sentencing, or transfer to the Illinois Department of Corrections or the Federal Bureau of Prisons system.

The Lake County Jail is located in Waukegan, IL, a city with a population of 8,000 in Lake County. Waukegan is located approximately 35 miles north of Chicago, IL, and 50 miles east of Elgin, IL, off of U.S. Highway 94.

Jurisdictional Control

Lake County Sheriff, 25 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085, (847) 377-4000

Judicial Authorities

Lake County Court, 18 N. County Street, Waukegan, IL 60085, (847) 377-2000

Lake County Jail Phone Calls

Securus owns and operates the phones at Lake County Jail. The cost of a 15 minute  Illinois  in-state long distance inmate call using Securus is $6.10 with out-of-state calls costing $3.15, and local jail phone calls costing $3.76. For as low as a 75 Cent Pacific Telephone calling routing fee, and an additional $3.15 Securus connection fee, Pacific Telephone brings the cost of a 15 minute In-State long distance call from the Lake Jail down to $3.90 creating a savings $2.10 per 15 minute call.

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Lake County Jail Visiting

Lake  County Jail inmates are authorized to have both video and in-person visitation which must be scheduled in advance, according to the posted schedule. Information regarding visitation can be found at It is recommended to call Lake County Jail at (704) 920-3058 to confirm the visiting schedule before departing for your visit.

FCC County Jail Call Ruling

Pacific Telephone Company is not affiliated with Securus or the Lake  County Jail, but is able to legally, per a 2013 FCC ruling pursuant to FCC Docket Number DA 13-1990, provide call routing services that can cut the cost of inmates calls from Lake County Jail as well as calls from any county jails and prison throughout the United States.

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