Rock Island County


Sheriff Gerald Bustos
1317 Third Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201


Phone: (309) 558-3456
Fax: (309) 558-3439

Website: N/A

Year Elected: 2014
Years of Law Enforcement: 30

Executive Assistant: Molly Forslund
Chief Deputy: Capt. Steve VenHuizen
Jail Administrator: Captain Jens Lape

County Population: 146826
Square Miles: 452

County Jail Address: 1317 Third Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois 61201
Number of Jail Beds: 326
Jail Directions: I-80 to 280 to IL 92 northbound (last IL exit) approx. five miles to downtown Rock Island. Go under Centennial Bridge and take 1st right. Go two blocks and take another right. Go one block and jail is located behind courthouse to the right.
Special Instructions: Go to garage door at back of building. Use the speaker to receive instructions.
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 Howard Gregg 1930-1934 Fred R. Schlueter 1934-1938 Rudolph W. Kropp
1938-1942 Fred R. Schlueter 1942-1946 Joe Schneider 1946-1950 Claude Taylor
1950-1954 Morris E. Muhleman 1954-1958 Joe Schneider 1958-1962 Howard L. Dieterich
1962-1966 Einer Fredrickson 1966-1970 William R. "Bill" Boyle 1970-1974 Joe Schneider
1974-1978 Joe Schneider 1978-1982 Randy Heaton 1982-1986 Gordon Powell
1986-1990 Gordon Powell 1990-1994 Michael Grchan 1994-1998 Michael Grchan
1998-2002 Michael Grchan 2002-2006 Michael Grchan 2006-2010 Michael Huff
2010-2014 Jeff Boyd 2014-2018 Gerald Bustos