Macon County

Sheriff Antonio D. Brown
333 South Franklin Street
Decatur, IL 62523


Phone: (217) 424-1332
Fax: (217) 424-1491


Year Elected: 2018
Years of Law Enforcement: 

Executive Assistant: Maria Roarick
Chief Deputy: Adam Walter
Jail Administrator: Jamie Belcher

County Population: 110,000
Square Miles:

County Jail Address: 333 South Franklin Street, Decatur, Illinois 62523
Number of Jail Beds: 425
Jail Directions: Rt. 51 south to Macon Street. Turn left on Macon to Franklin Street or Water Street. Law Enforcement center on the left. Can access Rt. 51 from I-72, Rt. 48 north and south.
Special Instructions: Go to sally port located on west side of the Law Enforcement Center. Speak into outside mounted intercom box.
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 Charles A. Thrift 1930-1934 E. C. Wilson 1934-1938 Emery Thornell
1938-1942 A. C. Ammann 1942-1946 Emery Thornell 1946-1950 A. C. Ammann
1950-1954 David M. Peters, Jr. 1954-1958 C. W. Peebles 1958-1962 Emery M. Thornell
1962-1966 Charles David Peters 1966-1970 Jim Doster 1970-1974 Ray Rex
1974-1978 Ray Rex 1978-1982 Steven D. Fisher 1982-1986 Steven D. Fisher
1986-1990 Lee Holsapple 1990-1994 Lee Holsapple 1994-1998 Lee Holsapple
1998-2003 Roger E. Walker, Jr. 2003-2008 Jerry Dawson 2008-2010 Thomas Schneider
2010-2017 Thomas Schneider