Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Family & Friends Information

Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES

The Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Cook County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Illinois Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Illinois Cook N/A


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

1100 South Hamilton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612


TELEPHONE NUMBER

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
1100 South Hamilton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612


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This facility, known as "Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center" is also known as Cook County Juvenile Detention Center , Cook County Juvenile Detention Center , Illinois, Cook.

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