What rules and regulations does the Madison County Jail have to follow?
The Madison County Jail is operated under the guidelines of the State of Illinois Department of Corrections, located at 1301 Concordia Court, Springfield, IL. 62702.
How does a detainee know what the rules of the jail are?
All detainees that have been housed have access to a video kiosk that contains the jail rules and regulations
Are there any materials that a detainee is not allowed to have?
Pornographic and or explicit materials of any kind are not allowed in the Jail.
Can I call the jail to have a message given to a detainee?
Messages from outside of the Jail will not be relayed to a detainee by Jail staff unless they are of an emergency nature and can be confirmed. A one minute phone message can be left for detainees by calling (618) 692-1064 and following the prompts.
Can I find out a detainees charge and bond by calling?
An automated phone system has been installed to give you that information and more.
The number to call is (618) 692-1064.
Can a detainee have a contact visit?
Contact visitation is not allowed in this facility with the exception of the lawyer representing the inmate or individuals assigned by the courts.
Does a detainee get to make phone calls?
Telephones are provided in the cellblocks.
Is there any educational opportunity available for a detainee?
G.E.D. classes are provided within this facility. To be considered for these classes a request must be submitted in writing to any Jail Officer.
Are church services available for detainees?
Non-denominational church services are provided within this facility on Saturday and Sunday. Request to attend must be in writing. Other clergy may visit in the public visiting room time permitting.
Can a detainee purchase personal items in the jail?
Items for personal use must be purchased through the jail commissary system.
Is a commissary available to detainees and how much can they spend?
Commissary will be conducted 1 time a week with a spending limit of $50.00 per week.
How much money can a detainee have on his account while in jail?
Total amount of money on detainee books at any given time cannot exceed $1,500.00. Money may be addedto the detainee account by visiting www.accesscorrections.com
Can one detainee give money to another detainee while in jail?
Money will not be transferred from one detainees account to another detainees account.