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East Moline Correctional Center


Robert Hamilton, Warden

Facility Data

East Moline Correctional Center
Opened: November 1980
*Operational Capacity: 1,383
Minimum Security Adult Male
**Population: 772
Average Annual Cost Per Offender: $29,166 (FY20)

*Operational capacity is the maximum amount of beds a facility has; to include all health care, crisis, segregation, protective custody, isolation, R&Cs, and future beds that are down for repair. Data reflects a bed space capacity census that was conducted in CY19.

**As of 1/1/21

Visiting Hours

The facility is on lockdown. No visits are allowed

Visitor ADA Accommodations

IDOC Visitation Rules and​ Information—please review before visiting

Visitors to any correctional facility will be required to produce photo identification and verification of date of birth. Please be sure to bring 2 forms of identification with you; these would include a current photo ID such as a driver’s license, a state ID card, government ID card, military ID/driver’s license, or acceptable documentation of non-U.S. citizenship including a current Passport, or Visa, documentation must contain the visitor’s date of birth. Expired forms of identification will not be accepted. Visitors will also be required to provide vehicle information and other pertinent data, such as government identification, official credentials, attorney registration, and or law student certification.

Visiting room hours are 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM seven (7) days a week. Offenders are permitted seven (7) visits per month, with no more than two (2) visits on weekends or holidays. All visitors must be signed in at the Main Gate no later than 3:30 PM.

Segregation and Non-Contact Visits: Visiting hours are from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. All visitors must be signed in at the Main Gate no later than 1:00 PM. There are no Segregation or Non-Contact Visits allowed on holidays or weekends.

Video Visitation Hours

Sunday through Saturday 8:30am – 2:30pm; 4:30pm –5:30pm
Visitors should log on to the GTL 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Video Visitation Guidelines

Facility Address

Business Mail:
100 Hillcrest Road

East Moline, IL 61244

Inmate Mail:
Inmate Name & IDOC#
100 Hillcrest Road

East Moline, IL 61244

Phone: (309) 755-4511
Fax: (309) 755-0498

Facility Information

The East Moline Correctional Center is designed to provide multiple programs and services to the offender population to help offenders prepare for community reintegration. The facility provides support to surrounding communities assisting with storm and general cleanup. The East Moline Correctional Center continues to strive for individual accountability, increased staff performance, the continuum of programs and services and helping to ensure a safe, secure and holistic correctional environment for staff and the offender population.

East Moline Correctional Center is a minimum security adult male facility. The facility is located in northwest Illinois overlooking the Mississippi River. The facility was converted from a mental health facility in 1980. The facility consists of a total of 26 buildings, which comprise of more than 430,000 square feet. Included at the center are housing units, work camp, administration building, one segregation unit and a 12-bed health care unit. The facility sits on more than 80 acres with 60 acres being enclosed by fencing.

Inmate Programs
  • ABE (Adult Basic Education)
  • GED (General Education Development)
Vocational Services:
  • Construction Occupations
  • Culinary Arts
  • Custodial Maintenance/>
  • Laundry
  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program
  • Health Services
  • Psychological Services
  • Lifestyle Redirection
  • Leisure Time Activities
  • Library Services
  • Parole School
Chaplaincy Services:
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Worship Services
  • Toastmasters
  • Tutoring