The Saline County Detention Center is a 32,000 square foot, 110 bed complex. It opened in
March of 1994 after the Saline County Board signed a lease agreement with the Saline County
Building Commission to build a new jail on August 29th, 1991.
The facility is staffed by 20 full time
employees that are certified by the State
of Illinois and are responsible for the jail
facility and inmate processing.
The Jail operation is subject to approval
and inspection by the Illinois
Department of Corrections and the
United States Bureau of Prisons.
Persons incarcerated therein become subject to certain legal rights, privileges and jail
rules as set forth by the Adminstration. These are as follows:
Rights: The legal requirement for an arrestee while in custody that are conferred by the United
States and Illinois State Constitution and Illinois State Statues.
Privileges: Those designated activities and benefits permitted to detainees of the Saline County
Detention Center that may be withdrawn by the Jail Administrator or higher authority for due
Jail Rules: The obligations and responsibilities detainees assume while in custody of the Saline
County Detention Center are for the well being of all persons. Any violation of these Jail Rules
constitutes a reason for denial of privileges and/or prosecution is a matter of State Law.
Saline County Detention Center
Direct Contact Numbers:
Saline County Jail
Carrier Mills PD
Carrier Mills FD