Jackson County

618.687.3822
1001 Mulberry St., Murphysboro, IL 62966

Sheriff Robert Burns

Year Elected: 2006   Years in Law Enforcement: 32

Jackson County Sheriffs Office

Executive Assistant: Mary Beth Varner
Chief Deputy: Jennifer Lindsey
Jail Administrator: Jeff Whitbeck

County Population: 60218
Square Miles: 625

County Jail Address: 1001 Mulberry St., Murphysboro, IL 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 the light after the courthouse and go two blocks to the jail

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 Dillinger
1962-1966 Arch Edwards 1966-1970 Raymond 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
2010-2014Robert Burns 2014-2018 Robert Burns