Marion County


Sheriff Rich Stevenson
204 N. Washington
Salem, IL 62881


Phone: (618) 548-2141
Fax: (618) 548-0043

Website: N/A

Year Elected: 2014
Years of Law Enforcement: 32+

Executive Assistant: Carrie Smith
Chief Deputy: Lt. Andy Garden
Jail Administrator: Kenny Benzing

County Population: 41100
Square Miles: 576

County Jail Address: 204 North Washington, Salem, Illinois 62881
Number of Jail Beds: 129
Jail Directions: From the intersection of State Rts. 50 & 37 go east one block to Washington Street. Go north on Washington Street to above address.
Special Instructions: Advise by telephone of your estimated time of arrival.
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 H. D. May 1930-1934 H. E. "Stoney" Vogt 1934-1938 Bryan Pitts
1938-1942 H. E. "Stoney" Vogt 1942-1946 Hormer W. Lewellen 1946-1950 Clarence Woolbright
1950-1954 James McCrary 1954-1958 W. D. Hoskinson 1958-1962 J. D. Lacey
1962-1966 Ernest Hanes 1966-1970 Martin R. Beck 1970-1974 Charles R. Sanders
1974-1978 Charles R. Sanders 1978-1982 Charles R. Sanders 1982-1986 Charles R. Sanders
1986-1990 Ben Doss 1990-1994 G. L. "Benji" Benjamin 1994-1998 G. L. "Benji" Benjamin
1998-2002 G. L. "Benji" Benjamin 2002-2008 Brad Wolenhaupt 2008-2010 Jerry DeVore
2010-2014 Jerry DeVore 2014-2018 Rich Stevenson