Lawrence County

618.943.8094
1306 Lexington, Lawrenceville, IL 62439

Sheriff Russell Adams

Year Elected: 2006  Years in Law Enforcement: 35

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

County Population: 16000
Square Miles: 372

County Jail Address: 1306 Lexington, Lawrenceville, IL 62439
Number of Jail Beds: 20
Jail Directions: Rt. 1 to Lexington Ave- turn east and go two blocks. Jail will be on the south side. 

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