The Winnebago County Sheriff in Winnebago County serves the city of Rockford and other smaller towns in Winnebago. The address of record for Winnebago County Sheriff is 650 W State St. This is located in Rockford, IL, 61102-2201, a city in Winnebago. Always call the jail to verify that an inmate is at that location and can receive visitors before traveling.
Calling inmates can be costly. Some prisons charge inmates up to $14 a minute for long-distance calls. To avoid these fees, set up a local phone number that rings at your phone number(s) no matter where you live. Securtel.com can provide local numbers that won't have to pay any extra for long distance. You can reach them at inmate calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards. Once you are able to communicate with your inmate, you can start making plans for visitation. There are many types of prison facility in IL. City Jails, County Jails, State Jails and State Penitentiaries. Each will have it's own rules and times for visitation, calls and mail.
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.
It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Winnebago County Sheriff with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.
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