Boone County

815.544.9322
615 N. Main St., Belvidere, IL 61008

Sheriff David Ernest

Year Elected: 2014   Years in Law Enforcement: 38

Boone County Sheriff's Office

Executive Assistant: Dawn Roush
Chief Deputy: Perry Gay
Jail Administrator: John Hare

County Population: 54165
Square Miles: 844

County Jail Address: 615 N. Main St., Belvidere, IL 61008
Number of Jail Beds: 150
Jail Directions: Business Rt. 20 to North State St. to East Menomenee.

Sheriffs Elected From This County
From 1928 (Year ISA Established) To Present
This list includes only those Sheriffs elected to a 4 year term
1928-1930 Albert Johnson 1930-1934 Floyd T. Smith 1934-1938 Fred W. Smith
1938-1942 Perry Bennett 1942-1946 Fred W. Smith 1946-1950 Edward Stegmiller
1950-1954 Fred W. Smith 1954-1958 Perry Bennett 1958-1962 Cecil Morgan
1962-1966 Perry Bennett 1966-1970 Lester Aten 1970-1974 Charles Rand
1974-1978 Charles Rand 1978-1982 Duane Wirth 1982-1986 Duane Wirth
1986-1990 Duane Wirth 1990-1994 Duane Wirth 1994-1998 Duane Wirth
1998-2002 Duane Wirth 2002-2006 Duane Wirth 2006-2010 Duane Wirth
2010-2014 Duane Wirth 2014-2018 David Ernest