LaSalle County Jail

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LaSalle county jailJason Edgcomb, Jail Superintendent

LaSalle County Jail is located at 707 Etna Road, in Ottawa, Illinois. It is classed as a medium security facility. It has the capacity of 306 beds.   LaSalle County IL Jail is a County Jail used by the jurisdictions of LaSalle to confine inmates for short periods while awaiting trial or processing. As inmates are staying for only a short period, it has fewer amenities than a prison. Inmates do, however, have access to bathroom facilities and are provided with meals during their stay. LaSalle County IL Jail may also have a common area in which inmates can socialize.  If you need information on bonds, visitation, inmate calling, mail, inmate accounts, commissary or anything else, see below or call the facility at 815-434-8383, fax at (815) 434-0554 or email:

Mail Information:


Inmate Name
LaSalle County Jail
707 E. Etna Rd.
Ottawa, IL 61350

*Inmates may receive written\typed letters, greeting cards (no musical cards or cards that have things glued\taped to them), and pictures (cannot contain nudity\suggestive content, no gang signs, and no alcohol\drugs). Drawings or coloring book pictures are not allowed, no lipstick, no stickers\tape, no internet\email printed material, or song lyrics.

*Newspaper subscriptions may be mailed to the inmate from the publisher.

*Paperback books to read are allowed in as donations only and must be mailed here from a publisher, book store, etc… Inmates may have up to 3 books at a time. The books will be delivered to the inmate, but must be put on the book cart when they are done reading it. Books cannot be sexual in nature\content, cannot contain nude photos, and no pictures of drugs\drug use, and no gang references.

*Inmates are allowed to keep as their own, and does not count toward their 3 books, a Bible, Koran, or other religious book, and NA or AA Books.

*Messaging is available through Cidnet and you can send messages via the data on your account. Data can be purchased within Cidnet at $0.30/MB.  Text messages can be sent for .333MB and picture messages can be sent starting at .666MB. Please create your account at

*Money may be deposited online at or in the jail lobby via kiosk, which accepts cash or credit\debit cards. We do not accept checks of any type, and do not accept any money, in any form, through the mail, it will be returned to the sender.

*Inmate Phone Calls are $0.21 a minute plus applicable fees\taxes. You may deposit funds for phone calls in the blue kiosk in jail lobby , at or by calling 877-998-5678. Inmates may also use funds from their commissary account to purchase phone time (debit time).


*Visiting is all done through video and is available Saturday through Wednesday from 9:00 A.m. to 8:00 P.M., each visit is limited to 30 minutes. In facility visits must be scheduled at least the day before, a valid government issued ID is required for in facility visits. You can schedule visits online at by clicking video call. Visits may also be done using any internet capable device with a camera and microphone for $0.30\MB, home visits do not have to be scheduled ahead of time.

Everyone is allowed two in facility visits per week, there is no limit on the number of visits from home. If you do not have access to the internet to schedule a visit you may use the computer in the jail lobby to access

IMPORTANT: All visitors to the LaSalle County Jail must present photo identification with a date of birth to be authorized to visit. The only exception to this rule are minors accompanied by an adult. No one under the age of eighteen (18) will be permitted visitation rights unless accompanied by an adult.