Lawrence County


Sheriff Russell Adams
1306 Lexington
Lawrenceville, IL 62439


Phone: (618) 943-8094
Fax: (618) 943-5768

Website: N/A

Year Elected: 2006
Years of Law Enforcement: 25

Executive Assistant: Darla Nicewander
Chief Deputy: Trent Masterson
Jail Administrator: Karen Adams

County Population: 16000
Square Miles: 372

County Jail Address: 1306 Lexington, Lawrenceville, Illinois 62439
Number of Jail Beds: 20
Jail Directions: Rt. 1 to Lexington Avenue - turn east and go two blocks. The jail is on south side. Rt. 50 to Rt. 1 - turn south and go to Lexington Avenue. Turn east and go two blocks. Jail is on south side.
Special Instructions: Notify the dispatcher that you are picking up or dropping off a prisoner.
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 Fred C. James 1930-1934 John Hipsher 1934-1938 Hayes Bale
1938-1942 P. E. Bale 1942-1946 E. M. Kelly 1946-1950 Carlos Whipkey
1950-1954 Garrell Burgoon 1954-1958 Carlos Whipkey 1958-1962 P. E. Ryan
1962-1966 S. H. Montgomery, Jr. 1966-1970 Elbert Bailey 1970-1974 Richard L. Hunnicutt
1974-1978 Elbert Bailey 1978-1982 Elbert Bailey 1982-1986 Eddie Ryan
1986-1990 Eddie Ryan 1990-1994 Eddie Ryan 1994-1998 Steve Chansler
1998-2002 Steve Chansler 2002-2006 Dennis Bridwell 2006-2010 Russell Adams
2010-2014 Russell Adams 2014-2018 Russell Adams