Official Name of the Facility
The Cook County Jail, located in Cook County, Illinois, is the largest single site jail in the United States. It houses about 6500 prisoners and employs 3900 law enforcement officials and 7000 civilian employees.
The jail has held several well-known criminals, including Tony Accardo, Frank Nitti, Larry Hoover, Jeff Fort, Richard Speck, John Wayne Gacy and the Chicago Seven.
2700 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608