Murphysboro is home to the Jackson County Jail. This prison facility serves Murphysboro and other cities in the Jackson County area areas. Jackson County Jail is a Minimum facility The address of record for Jackson County Jail is 1001 Mulberry St. This is located in Murphysboro, IL, 62966-2671, a city in Jackson. Always call the jail to verify that an inmate is at that location and can receive visitors before traveling.
Inmates need contact with their friends and family on the outside. But Jails and Prisons don't make this easy. Some charge inmates up to $14 a minute just to make a long-distance phone call. Fortunately, you can get a local number your inmate can call that will ring your phone and/or those of other family and friends no matter where they live. An inmate can then make their calls using the local number rate while talking to friends and family long distance. This service is provided by Securtel at [Link to Secrutel]. To send mail to an inmate, go to send postcards. Talk with your inmate to learn about the permitted hours for phone calls, rules for sending mail and days and times for visitation, Facilities in IL all have different rules that you'll be required to follow.
Jackson County Jail is a County Jail. It's important to know the type of prison facility because this will largely determine what is permitted. Everything in prison costs money. Soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps and envelopes must all be purchased at the commissary. Step one is to get set up with phone service so you can communicate. Then you can learn what an inmate needs and how to properly send it.
Jackson County Jail is in the CST time zone. So make adjustments in your call times if you aren't in that same timezone. The warden at Jackson County Jail is Sheriff Robert Burns. The warden may or may not be available to talk to. This will depend on the size of the facility. It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Jackson County Jail with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.
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