Ford County

235 N. American St., Paxton IL

Sheriff Chad Johnson

Year Elected: 2022   Years in Law Enforcement: 16


Executive Assistant: Barbara King
Chief Deputy: David Kaeding
Jail Administrator: Stacie Bruens

County Population: 13,270
Square Miles: 486

County Jail Address: 235 N. American St., Paxton, IL 
Number of Jail Beds: 61
Jail Directions: 

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 Charles H. Green 1930-1934 Harry K. Reehl 1934-1938 Harry L. Curtis
1938-1942 Harry K. Reehl 1942-1946 Charles C. Crowe 1946-1950 Loran "Harry" Allen
1950-1954 Fred R. Kemp 1954-1958 Raymond H. Burklund 1958-1962 Fred R. Kemp
1962-1966 Harold F. Hustedt 1966-1970 Fred R. Kemp 1970-1974 Harld F. Hustedt
1974-1978 Harold F. Hustedt 1978-1982 Lloyd F. Falck 1982-1986 Lloyd F. Falck
1986-1990 Lloyd F. Falck 1990-1994 Ralph E. Henson 1994-1998 Ralph E. Henson
1998-2002 G. Jeffrey Bond 2002-2006 William D. Kean 2006-2010 Mark Doran
2010-2014 Mark Doran 2014-2018 Mark Doran 2018-2022 Mark Dorn