Lee County

815.284.5217
240 E. Progress St., Dixon, IL 61021

Sheriff John Simonton

Year Elected: 2014   Years in Law Enforcement: 34

https://www.leecountyil.com/258/Sheriffs-Department

Executive Assistant: Devin Gugerty
Chief Deputy: David Glessner
Jail Administrator: Ryan Pettenger

County Population: 40000
Square Miles: 729

County Jail Address: 240 E. Progress Dr., Dixon, IL 61021
Number of Jail Beds: 
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 Ward T. Miller 1930-1934 Fred A. Richardson 1934-1938 Ward T. Miller
1938-1942 G.P. Finch 1942-1946 Leroy E. Bates 1946-1950 G.P. Finch
1950-1954 John E. Stouffer 1954-1958 John E. Stouffer 1958-1962 Robert E. Burns
1962-1966 John Quest 1966-1970 Jack E. Vanmeter 1970-1974 John Quest
1974-1978 Raymond E. Nehring 1978-1982 Raymond E. Nehring 1982-1986 Raymond E. Nehring
1986-1990 Tim Bivins 1990-1994 Tim Bivins 1994-1998 Tim Bivins
1998-2002 Tim Bivins 2002-2006 Tim Bivins 2006-2010 John Varga
2010-2014 John Varga 2014-2018 John Simonton