Peoria County


Sheriff Brian Asbell
301 North Maxwell Road
Peoria, IL 61604


Phone: (309) 697-7858
Fax: (309) 697-3734


Year Elected: Appointed 2017
Years of Law Enforcement: 

Executive Assistant: Ellen Balagna 
Chief Deputy: Joseph Needham
Jail Administrator: Ronda Guyton

County Population: 210000
Square Miles: 648

County Jail Address: 301 North Maxwell Road, Peoria, Illinois 61604
Number of Jail Beds: 500
Jail Directions: From Springfield - north on I-55 to West I-55 to West I-74 to West I-474. Exit on 3A-Farmington Road. Turn left at exit (Maxwell Road). Jail is first driveway on right hand side.
Special Instructions: Call in advance (24 hours preferred - w hours required) (309) 697-7841. If we are to house for another agency, inmates only, no possessions. No active communicable diseases and ensure any necessary paperwork accompanies inmate.
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 F. Grant Minor 1930-1934 Frank W. Lichtweiss 1934-1938 Marcus G. Olson
1938-1942 August E. Stonebock 1942-1946 Charles L. Swords 1946-1950 Earl E. Spainhower
1950-1954 William J. Littell 1954-1958 Fred W. Montgomery 1958-1962 Henry W. Backes
1962-1966 Ray W. Trunck 1966-1970 Willard M. Koeppel 1970-1974 Bernard J. Kennedy
1974-1976 Bernard J. Kennedy 1978-1982 George P. Shadid 1982-1986 George P. Shadid
1986-1990 George P. Shadid 1990-1994 George P. Shadid 1994-1998 Charles Schofield
1998-2002 Charles Schofield 2002-2006 Michael McCoy 2006-2010 Michael McCoy
2010-2014 Michael McCoy 2014-2018 Michael McCoy