For [Last Name] search:
Enter Last Name followed by First Name, separated by a comma. You may also search by Last Name only or partial Last Name.
EXAMPLE= Smith, John or Smith or Smit

For [IDOC #] search:
Enter entire number.

For [Birthdate] search:
Enter as mm-dd-yyyy.
EXAMPLE= 04-01-1965

If you have difficulty using the search function, information can be obtained using the telephone.

Offender information is available to the general public and private organizations (non-state and governmental) by calling the Department of Corrections: 217-558-2200.

Government and Law Enforcement agencies/officials only may call: 1-888-446-9103.

Periodically the Inmate Search will be unavailable for use due to server maintenance or inmate information updates. We apologize for any inconvenience.