104 West Front Street, Bloomington, IL, 61702
The McLean County Detention Center is the facility that will take inmates who have just been arrested throughout the county as well as inmates who are currently going through their trial, and lastly inmates who have already been sentenced.
The McLean County Detention Center is an adult inmate facility. No juveniles are housed here. The youngest inmate that is accepted into the McLean County Detention Center is 18 years of age.
McLean County Detention Center — General Information
|Facility Name||McLean County Detention Center|
|Facility Type||County Jail|
|Address||104 West Front Street, Bloomington, IL, 61702|
First and foremost, you should know that not all county jails will have their inmate roster available online. This is the case when it comes to the McLean County Detention Center.
The Sheriff’s Department decided to not opt-in to making their inmate roster for the McLean County Public.
So if you are looking for information on an inmate who just got put into the McLean County Detention Center or they are going through their trial or serving out their sentence, the only way you can get updated information is to get in touch with the McLean County Detention Center or the McLean County Sheriff’s Department.
You will not be able to locate any inmate’s information online.
Sending a Mail/Care Package
Want another way to communicate with an inmate in the McLean County Detention Center? You can write them letters!
You should always write an inmate a letter. It is a great morale booster. Inmates love to hear what you have been up to while they have been locked away.
Just always keep everything family-friendly. The inmate will not be the only eyes reading what you have to say. The McLean County Detention Center has the right to dispose of any and all mail that does not follow their mailing guidelines.
To get the most up to date mailing guidelines, you will need to contact the McLean County Detention Center directly.
Inmates may ask you to send them money. They are not asking you to send them money for them to blow it on whatever their hearts desire. They are asking for this money, so they can purchase items they will need from the McLean County Detention Center commissary.
If you live local, it is easy to deposit funds into their account. You can bring down a money order to the McLean County Detention Center with the inmate’s name on it and they will be able to deposit it there for you. The funds should be officially deposited into the inmate’s account within a day or two.
The McLean County Detention Center recognizes that inmates need a solid support system on the outside. So, when they get off the facility, they have a great support system to come home to, so they will likely not offend in the future.
Therefore, the McLean County Detention Center allows inmates to use the telephones daily. The only time they cannot use the telephones during the facilities count time or when the facility is under lockdown.
Inmates will be permitted to make collect calls home. These calls can last up to 15-minutes in length.
If you are local to the McLean County Detention Center, you will be happy to know that the facility allows inmates to have visitors’ weekdays, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am up until 6 pm.
Now, these visits will be heavily monitored. There is no such thing as privacy when visiting an inmate in the McLean County Detention Center.
Just like other county jails throughout the United States, you will be sitting behind a glass partition, so you will not have the chance to hug, kiss, or hold hands with the inmate. You will only be able to merely see them through the glass.
You will always need to have your government identification card with you when you are in the McLean County Detention Center.
Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.