Kenosha County Detention Center

The Kenosha County Detention Center is an ICE detention center that houses both male and female detainees in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This facility is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

For information about a detainee who is housed at Kenosha County Detention Center, you can call (312) 347-2400 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. You must have the detainee's information ready before you call, including full name, known aliases, date of birth, and country of birth.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Kenosha County Detention Center are as follows:

Sundays: 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Sundays: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Mondays: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

General Rules

Visits will last a maximum of 30 minutes. All visitors must arrive 45 minutes prior to the scheduled visit time for processing through security. Adult visitors must have a valid, verifiable government-issued identification card to enter the facility. Minors must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older). 

All visits are non-contact. All visitors are subject to search while in the facility. Visitors are not allowed to carry any items into the visitation area. No electronic devices (cell phones, pagers, radios, etc.) are permitted in the secure areas of this facility.

Attorney Visits
Attorneys and paralegals may visit detainees daily between 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Consular Visits
Consular officials are allowed to meet with their detained nationals at any time. Prior arrangements should be made with the ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer, whenever possible. All consular officials should bring appropriate credentials. 

The ICE Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officer in charge of Kenosha County Detention Center can be reached at (708) 449-2488.

Clergy Visits
Clergy are allowed to visit detainees housed at Kenosha County Detention Center at any time. However, arrangements must be made in advance with the Chaplain’s Office.

Physical Address

Kenosha County Detention Center
4777 88th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53144
United States

Driving Directions:

General Phone Number

Facility Main Phone: (262) 605-5800
Field Office Main Phone: (312) 347-2400

Immigration Court: 1-800-898-7180
Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA): (703) 605-1007

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Kenosha County Detention Center
Detainee Name
Alien Number, Housing Unit/Dorm/Bunk Number
4777 88th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53144
United States

All mail sent to detainees must include the last four digits of their Alien number, plus the sender’s name and address. Staff does not read the mail but does screen for contraband. 

A detainee may receive items that are necessary for travel or release from agency custody with approval of the ICE Deportation Officer.  Before sending packages to detainees, contact the Chicago Deportation Section at (312) 347-2400.

Detainees being removed from the United States are allowed one small piece of luggage.  This  can be sent after receiving approval from the Supervisory Deportation Officer. For security reasons, no electronic devices (cell phones, electric razors, laptop computers, radios, etc.) are allowed.

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call a detainee at Kenosha County Detention Center and talk to them directly, but you are allowed to leave a message. If you need to contact a detainee, call (262) 605-5800. Your message must include the Detainee’s full name, Alien registration number, and a telephone number where you can be reached.

How to Send Money

To deposit money into a detainee’s trust account at Kenosha County Detention Center, send money orders or cashier’s checks to:

Kenosha County Detention Center
Detainee Name/Alien Number
4777 88th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53144
United States

When a detainee receives money in the mail, it's taken to the processing area and placed into their account. The processing officer will provide a receipt for all funds received. Detainees should not have cash sent to them in the mail.

To Post a Delivery Bond

Delivery bonds are posted when a person has been taken into ICE custody and placed into removal proceedings while they are in the United States. When you post a delivery bond, you are required to show proof of identity.

Bonds for aliens detained by ICE can be posted at ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nationwide, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., local time. For a list of ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nearest you or for bond information, click here. You must have the last name of the detainee and their alien registration number before calling. 

Acceptable forms of payment are: 

  • money orders
  • cashier’s checks 
  • certified checks

Payments must be made payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

Programs For Inmates

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