The State's Attorney's Office welcomes inquiries from the local media. When making inquiries, please be mindful that Illinois Supreme Court rules restrict the staff of the State's Attorney's Office to discuss certain information pertaining to a case. Our office will do its best to answer your questions in the most timely and accurate way possible. Read the rules related to publicity surrounding a legal case (PDF). Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you are a member of the media and wish to schedule an interview or to inquire about a charge or a case, please contact:

Brian G. Brueggemann
Communications Director
(618) 296-5354
Fax (618) 296-7001 

Click here to learn about the Policies and Procedures of the Illinois Criminal Justice System (PDF)

Click here to learn more about penalties related to specific charges (PDF)