FOIA Request - Adult Corrections

Methods to Request Information and Public Records

You  can complete a FOIA form and mail, fax, email, or hand-deliver directly to one of the following FOIA Officers: Cathy Karlstrand or Chief Jennifer Witherspoon.

Please complete FOIA form and send by mail to: Lake County Sheriff's Office
Adult Corrections Facility
Attn: FOIA
20 S. County Street
Waukegan, IL 60085

Or fax to: 847.360.5763
Or email to:
Or hand-deliver to one of the following FOIA Officers, Cathy Karlstrand or Chief Jennifer Witherspoon.

Please be specific in the nature of your request in order for FOIA officers to process your request more efficiently. (Illinois law does not require you to submit on a standard form, but the request should be in writing).

Copy Fees:

  • First 50 pages are free (black & white)
  • 15 cents per page thereafter (black & white)

Electronic records can be requested and will be provided, as allowed under the law.

About the Lake County Sheriff's Office

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has the constitutional and statutory responsibility to enforce federal laws, Illinois State statutes and County ordinances for unincorporated Lake County and contract communities including the Villages of Beach Park, Deer Park, Lake Barrington, Long Grove, North Barrington and Long Grove and Volo. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office maintains peace and order, arrests offenders, issues traffic citations, serves civil process, maintains the Lake County Adult Correctional facility and provides security for the courts. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office 2016 Annual Budget approved by the Lake County Board is $66,284,890.00, with 483 full-time and 51 part-time employees.