Dial 911 for all emergencies.


Visitation Rules

All Visitors

  1. No electronics, tobacco, or keys allowed inside visitation booths.
  2. No coats or purses allowed inside visitation booths.
  3. Once you enter a visitation booth you must remain, or your visitation will end.
  4. All visitations must be completed on the phone provided and will be recorded.
  5. No short shorts, short shirts, sleeveless shirts or jackets will be permitted in visitation booths.
  6. No obscene gestures or suggestions allowed during visitation.
  7. Restrooms are not available to the public.
  8. No foul language may be used in visitation booths.

Any violation of any rule will result in loss of visitation privileges.

Detainee’s Rights

  1. You have the right to receive fair and humane treatment.
  2. You have the right to know the Rules and Regulations that affect you, and the penalties for not following the rules.
  3. You have the right to freedom of religion.
  4. You have the right to adequate medical, dental and mental health care.
  5. You have the right to adequate nutrition.
  6. You have the right to correspond with all persons and agencies, unless legally limited.
  7. You have the right to make three (3) phone calls within the first three (3) hours of being taken into custody to communicate with an attorney and family members free of charge.


Your rights are protected by law and cannot be taken away from you. However, it may be necessary to modify your rights to ensure the rights of all detainees and the safety and security of the Christian County Correctional Center.

All services and functions not listed, as Detainee Rights are Detainee Privileges.  You are able to keep your privileges by having good behavior. Bad behavior will result in the loss of privileges.

If you choose not to follow the rules, you will only be given what is required by law. IT IS YOUR CHOICE.


Christian County Sheriff Bruce A. Kettelkamp

Christian County Sheriff

Bruce A. Kettelkamp

Christian County Sheriff’s Office

301 W Franklin St
Taylorville, IL 62568

Non-Emergency:  (217) 824-4961

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