Court House Security Passes
Effective August 1, 2012 all Attorney's will be required to present a Will County Sheriff's Office Attorney Security Pass in order to access the Will County Court House via a separate entrance.
In order for an Attorney to obtain a Will County Sheriff's Office Attorney Security Pass, an Attorney must do the following:
Applications for the Attorney Security Pass can be completed on-line here at the Will County Sheriff's Office Web Site. The link for the application is posted on the bottom of this page and the left side under Administration. It is a PDF form. Please be sure to click on the "Highlight Fields" button in the upper right to see all of the fields. By completing and submitting the application on-line it will expedite the process when coming in to have your picture taken and have the card issued.
Attorneys may also pick up applications at the Will County Sheriff's Office, Internal Affairs/Merit Commission Office, 57 N. Ottawa St. Suite 502, Joliet, Illinois 60432.
Once an application is completed the Attorney must go to the Will County Sheriff's Office, Internal Affairs/Merit Commission Office to have their picture taken and the card issued.
When coming to pick up the card the Attorney must bring their Drivers License or State issued ID, as well as their current and valid ARDC card. The Attorney must agree to the rules and regulations governing the issuance and use of the Attorney Security Pass. By submitting the application on-line you are agreeing to the terms via an electronic signature.
Issued Attorney Security Passes must be obtained in-person by the Attorney between the hours of 8:30am and 2:00pm, on the first Tuesday of each month, or by appointment by calling the Will County Sheriff's Office Internal Affairs/Merit Commission Office at 815-723-1648.
The cost of the Attorney Security Pass is $35.00 (cash or check only, payable to the Will County Sheriff's Office, if paying by cash, no bills larger than $20 will be accepted - exact change is appreciated). The passes will valid for one year from the month of issue.
The cost to replace a lost, stolen, or damaged card is $5.00
Effective August 1, 2012 the Will County Sheriff's Office will no longer accept Will County Bar Association Cards as Security Passes.