Champaign County Sheriff's Office, Courthouse & Correctional Center

Sheriff's Office

Dan Walsh, Sheriff
Allen Jones, Chief Deputy Sheriff

Depositing Funds into Inmate's Account:

Only money orders or government checks will be accepted for deposit to an inmate's accounts and these will be accepted by MAIL ONLY. Personal checks will not be accepted for deposit to an inmate's account.

Instructions for paying a bond:

Bonds may be paid seven (7) days a week, twenty-four (24) hours a day, at the Champaign County Jail at 502 South Lierman Ave. Only the exact amount for bail is accepted. Prior to the paying of a bond, you are encouraged to call (217) 384-1243 or 384-1240 to confirm the amount needed for the bond. There are three methods of posting bail: cash, credit card and personal check and the individual paying the bond must have a government issued identification. Call (217) 384-1243 or 384-1240 for the conditions necessary to submit a personal check.

There is a service fee for using credit card and the accepted credit cards are:

  • American Express
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Discover
  • Diner's Club
  • Credit card payments may be made by telephone at (888) 604-7888, through the internet at or in person at 502 South Lierman. The Pay location Code (PLC) for the Champaign County Corrections Division is 1114.