Sheriff Media Release

Media Release - Immediate
March 12, 2020

In an effort to protect inmates in the McLean County Detention Facility, as well as staff and the general public from the current COVID 19 pandemic, Sheriff Jon Sandage is announcing the following changes in operations at the McLean County Detention Facility. Effective at 5:00 p.m. today, there will be no more in-house visitation with inmates. All visitations will need to be conducted from remote locations. Instructions for the general public on visitation can be obtained by contacting ICSolutions at:

Pre-Paid Customer Support
Toll-Free: (888)-506-8407

Video Visitation Support
Toll-Free: (888) 646-9437

Online Account (create account or login)

Inmates being brought in to the McLean County Detention Facility will also be subject to more intense medical screening questions.

All in-house jail programs that are conducted by outside volunteers have all been suspended as well.

These changes will be in place until April 10, 2020 at which time the current situation will be reassessed.

Again, there are no known cases of COVID 19 in McLean County or the McLean County Detention Facility. These changes are being made out of an abundance of caution during this pandemic.

Anyone with questions or concerns regarding visitation or programs in the McLean County Detention Facility are asked to contact Superintendent Diane Hughes at (309) 888-5032 or Assistant Superintendent Mat Proctor at (309) 888-4628.