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Visiting an Inmate –
Video terminals are available at the Lake County Jail or you may choose to visit with an inmate from the convenience of your home via a personal computer.  Please take note of some specific conditions prior to scheduling a visit:
·          Visitations must be scheduled and approved a minimum of 24 hours in advance either via the web or video visitation terminal.
·          Those scheduling a visit must be on the inmate’s approved visitor list and not barred by court order or administratively.
·          Each inmate receives one, non-contact, on-site video visitation per week at no cost after being classified.
For available Video Visitation Hours click here.
Schedule an At Home Visit
Acceptance of Rules, Terms and Conditions applies.
Schedule an Onsite Visit
Acceptance of Rules, Terms and Conditions applies.
Funding an Inmate’s Account –
Money may be placed in an inmate’s account for commissary, phone or self-release (bonding out).  Three options for depositing funds are available:
Call Toll Free - (866)232-1899
Lobby Kiosk:
Two kiosk locations:
15 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085
20 S. County Street, Waukegan, IL 60085
Writing an Inmate –
Mail should be directed to the following address and in the format specified:
Inmate’s Full Name & ‘L’ Number
( Example: Tom Smith L14318)
P.O. Box 38
Waukegan, IL 60085

Contact Information

Lake County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Mark Curran Jr.
25 S. Martin Luther King Jr Av
Waukegan, IL 60085

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In an emergency dial 911