Jackson County

 

Sheriff Robert Burns
1001 Mulberry Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966

Directions

Phone: (618) 687-3822
Fax: (618) 684-3443

Website: N/A
Email: rburns@jacksoncounty-il.gov

Year Elected: 2006
Years of Law Enforcement: 30

Executive Assistant: Susie Kilquist
Chief Deputy: Lt. Michael O'Leary
Jail Administrator: Jeff Whitbeck

County Population: 60218
Square Miles: 625

 
 
County Jail Address: 1001 Mulberry Street, Murphysboro, Illinois 62966
Number of Jail Beds: 199
Jail Directions: Rt. 127 & 13 intersection. Go west on Rt. 13 to courthouse in center of town. Turn left at light prior or after courthouse. Go two blocks and you will see jail and sheriff's office.
Special Instructions: Call first at (618) 687-2292.
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 W. M. Flanign 1930-1934 W. W. Ozburn 1934-1938 Ross J. Ozburn
1938-1942 Cecil Brayshaw 1942-1946 Tanner E. Hanson 1946-1950 D. L. McGregor
1950-1954 Roy Carter 1954-1958 Howard Cheatham 1958-1962 Raymond J. Dillinger
1962-1966 Arch Edwards 1966-1970 Raymond J. Dillinger 1970-1974 John Hoffman
1974-1978 Donald White 1978-1982 Donald White 1982-1986 William Kilquist
1986-1990 William Kilquist 1990-1994 William Kilquist 1994-1998 William Kilquist
1998-2002 William Kilquist 2002-2006 William Kilquist 2006-2010 Robert Burns
2010-2014 Robert Burns 2014-2018 Robert Burns