bond is set by the Court it can be posted at anytime of
the day or night at the Richland County Detention
Bond can be posted with cash, certified check, or credit
card. No personal checks are accepted.
If posting bond with cash the person posting the cash bond
must take the exact amount to the Detention Center.
The Detention Center does not keep cash on hand and is unable to make change.
If posting bond with a certified
check, the check should be made payable to the RICHLAND
COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK.
Persons may also post bond for a
Detainee with any major credit or debit card. There is
an additional 7% fee for this service. The persons
posting bond by credit or debit card do not need to be present
at the Detention Center to post the bond for a Detainee.
For more information on posting bond remotely you can
click on the links tab.
Persons posting bond for a Detainee
will be given a receipt. Detainees being released
from Jail will be given a date for their next appearance
in court if applicable.
Any questions about the bonding process can be directed to
the Corrections Staff at the Richland County Detention
Center by calling 618-395-7483.
Detainees in custody will be taken to court only when
the court advises the Correctional Staff to do so, this
may or may not be at the time the court has previously
scheduled. The Correctional Staff does not
schedule court appearances. Some Detainees will
attend court by way of closed circuit television in the
Detention Center. Detainees taken to the
courthouse will be escorted by a Correctional Officer.
The Detainee will not be allowed physical contact with family or friends.
DETAINEE / FAMILY VISITS
All visitors must present a photo ID to the Correctional
Staff if requested.
Detainees must be in custody for
72 hours before they are allowed a visit.
Female Detainee visiting hours are each Wednesday and
Saturday from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM.
Male Detainee visiting hours are each Wednesday and Saturday
from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM.
Detainees are allowed one visit each
calendar week. The week begins on Sunday. Each visit will
be a minimum of 20 minutes.
Persons under the age of 17 will not be allowed to visit with
a Detainee unless they are accompanied and in the
presence of an adult that meets the requirements of the
All visits are on a first come first serve basis. Visiting is
a privilege and can be denied for poor behavior.
No person will be allowed to visit a
Detainee unless they are a family member as defined
Brother / Sister
Step Brother / Sister
Aunt / Uncle
Legal Guardian of Minor Child
(Only when accompanying the minor child of the
All regular mail going to or coming
from a Detainee of the Richland County Detention Center
will be inspected for contraband and / or inappropriate
content. All mail that is found to contain
contraband, inappropriate content, or any item not
allowed will be returned to the sender. All mail
received must be clear of drawings, unnecessary writing,
lipstick, perfumes, only envelopes with address, return
address, and stamp with be accepted. No mail will be edited or destroyed.
Writing materials and stamps may be purchased by the
Detainee from the Jail's commissary. Detainees may not
receive packages, stamps, or photographs by mail.
To write a Detainee place the Detainee's name on the
envelope and mail it to:
211 W. Market Street, Olney, IL 62450.
DETAINEE PERSONAL ITEMS
Personal items accepted for
Detainees from the free community will be limited to the
following, money, legal papers, prescription medication,
and medical devices.
NO OTHER ITEMS WILL BE
ACCEPTED INTO THE JAIL FROM THE PUBLIC.
Money must be
deposited using one of the options list above.
Prescription Medication must be in the
original Pharmacy container with the clear and proper label
attached. All medication
that is accepted will be checked to ensure its content
before it is dispensed to the Detainee.
Those Detainees with money
available may purchase items from our Commissary Menu
once per week. The Commissary Menu includes 150 items such as Drinks, Candy, Snacks, Games,
Clothing, and Personal Hygiene items. Fifty (50)
minute prepaid calling cards may be purchased one time
each day by the Detainees in custody, each calling card
cost $10.00. Calling cards purchased outside the
Jail by family or friends will not be accepted and will
not work with the Detainee phone system in the Jail.
Staff will not deliver messages to a Detainee in custody
unless it is an emergency. Communications between
Detainees within the Jail is not allowed. Anyone
wishing to communicate with a Detainee can do so by the
PERSONS SENTENCED TO
All Adult Male Detainees that are
sentenced by the court to serve time in the
Illinois Department of Corrections will be transported
Graham Correctional Facility
R.R. 1 Highway 185
P.O. Box 499
Hillsboro, IL. 62049
All Adult Female Detainees that are sentenced by the
court to serve time in the
Illinois Department of Corrections will be transported
Logan Correctional Facility
1096 1350 th. Street
P.O. Box 1000
Lincoln, IL. 62656
All Detainees transported to the Illinois Department of
will only be allowed to take the following items with
Commissary money on their account
Eyeglasses / False Teeth
you wish to find more information
on a family member or friend who is in the custody of
the Illinois Department of Corrections. You can
click on the link below then click on the Inmate Search
tab on the left side of IDOC's home page.
SENDING MONEY TO A
DETAINEE IN CUSTODY
Detainees may purchase commissary items or telephone
time with money that has been added to their commissary
account. Detainees cannot use commissary funds to post
bond or pay fines and fees to the court.
We will no longer be accepting any cash or money orders
from the public.
If you would like to place money on a Detainee's
commissary account, you must choose one of the following
All money that is sent through the U.S.
Mail must be in the form of a money order. Cash will not
be accepted through the mail. The money order must be
made payable to the Detainee of your choice. The
envelope must be addressed as shown below.
DETAINEE'S FULL NAME
211 W. MARKET STREET
OLNEY, IL 62450
We have installed a cashier in the main
lobby of the Sherriff's office. Family and friends may
add money to a Detainee's account with a credit card,
debit card, or cash. The cashier will not accept
pre-paid cards and it will not accept $1.00 bills. The
cashier requires that the user insert their divers
license before accepting any deposits. The lobby cashier
also requires the user to know the full name and date of
birth of the detainee that they wish to give money to.
The corrections staffs will not be able to provide this
information to the public.
Please take the time to carefully read the on screen
instructions when using the cashier
This service is available 24 hours a day
7 days a week from any computer.
HOW TO GET STARTED
To place funds on a Detainee's commissary account, just
go to the internet and log on to
and follow these steps.
LOG IN AND REGISTER
If you have previously registered with
smartdeposit.com, simply enter your user name and
password to log in.
If you have not registered with smartdeposit.com, click
the "Register" button and follow the instructions. You
will be required to give an email address so that they can
send you a confirmation of your deposit.
You can call 1-866-394-0490 and deposit
money on a Detainee's commissary account from 7:00 am to
7:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Trinity Services will charge a user fee
for each deposit made.
$0.01 - $19.99
$20.00 - $99.99
$100.00 - $199.99
$200.00 - $300.00
The Richland County Sheriff's Office or the Richland
County Detention Center does not receive any revenues
from these fees.
Information presented on this website is considered
public information. While the
Richland County Sheriff's Office makes every effort to
provide accurate and complete information, various data
such as names, etc. may change prior to
updating. Detainees are assumed innocent until proven
guilty. The Richland County Sheriff's Office and
Detention Center welcomes suggestions on how to improve
our website and the correction of any errors. The
Richland County Sheriff's Office and Detention Center
provides no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the
accuracy, reliability or completeness of furnished data.