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Items Not Allowed in Courthouses

Contraband consists of those items which an individual may legally possess, but are prohibited from being brought into a courthouse. These items include, but are not limited to:

  • Knives, razor blades, Scissors, powders, liquids, aerosol spray cans, markers, pepper spray or mace
  • Glass items
  • Tools, nails or screws etc.
  • Cameras, radios or tape recorders
  • Rolled coins, handcuff keys, pad locks, heavy chain items, heavy metallic belts, knitting needles or corkscrews
  • Any item that Court Services Department feels will compromise the security and integrity of courtroom proceedings


 Courthouse Locations and Hours


George N. Leighton Criminal Court Building
2650 S. California Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60608
Sheriff’s Office: 773-674-3275
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays from noon to 3p.m.

Daley Center Courts
Richard J. Daley Center
50 W Washington St.
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Sheriff’s Office: 312-603-2636
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

No parking available except for paid garages


Juvenile Courts
1100 S. Hamilton Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Sheriff’s Office: 312-433-6961
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Parking available at 1101 S. Hamilton Ave.

Traffic Court
Richard J. Daley Center
50 W. Washington St.
Lower Level
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Sheriff’s Office: 312-603-2630
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

No parking available except for paid garages


Domestic Violence Courts
555 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, Illinois 60607
Sheriff’s Office: 312-325-9350
Hours; Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Limited parking

District 2 –Skokie Courthouse
5600 Old Orchard Road
Skokie, Illinois 60076
Sheriff’s Office: 847-470-7280
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

On-site parking garage available


District 3 –Rolling Meadows Courthouse
2121 W. Euclid Ave.
Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008
Sheriff’s Office: 847-818-2810
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5p.m.

On-site parking garage available

District 4 –Maywood Courthouse
1500 Maybrook Drive
Maywood, Illinois 60153
Sheriff’s Office: 708-865-6029
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Parking lot available


District 5 – Bridgeview Courthouse
10220 S. 76th Ave.
Bridgeview, Illinois 60455
Sheriff’s Office: 708-974-6810
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

North end parking lot available

District 6 -Markham Courthouse
16501 S. Kedzie Parkway
Markham, Illinois 60426
Sheriff’s Office: 708-232-4435
Hours: Sunday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

South end parking lot available


Chicago Police Courts – North

Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at all three branches

Parking available

Branches 23 and 50
5555 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60639
Sheriff’s Office: 773-804-6125

Branches 29 and 42
2452 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60618
Sheriff’s Office: 773-404-3307

Branches 43 and 44
3150 W. Flournoy St.
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Sheriff’s Office: 773-265-8934


Chicago Police Courts – South

Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at both locations.

There is no available parking at either court location.

Branches 34 and 48
155 W. 51st St.
Chicago, Illinois 60609
Sheriff’s Office: 773-373-8863

Branches 35 and 38
727 E. 111th St.
Chicago, Illinois 60628
Sheriff’s Office: 773-982-3014


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