Schuyler County


Sheriff Bill Redshaw
216 West Lafayette
Rushville, IL 62681


Phone: (217) 322-4366
Fax: (217) 322-6162

Website: N/A

Year Elected: 2014
Years of Law Enforcement: 

Executive Assistant: Traci Allen
Chief Deputy: Jeffrey J. Boyd
Jail Administrator: Sheriff Bill Redshaw

County Population: 7250
Square Miles: 474

County Jail Address: 216 West Lafayette, Rushville, Illinois 62681
Number of Jail Beds: 34
Jail Directions: Follow Rt. 24 into Rushville. The jail sits behind the courthouse which is at the corner of Lafayette & Congress (Congress is actually Rt. 24) in the center of Rushville on the southwest corner of the Rushville Square (business district).
Special Instructions: Enter at the sally port on the southeast corner of the building. Press intercom button. Cars can reach our office by I-Reach Radio. Call ahead.
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 Claude Thompson 1930-1934 Dwight Bartlow 1934-1938 Fred Read
1938-1942 James S. Kelley 1942-1946 Roy H. Schieferdecker 1946-1950 Ernest Andre
1950-1954 James S. Kelley 1954-1958 Albert H. Thompson 1958-1962 Robert A. Lashbrook
1962-1966 Wayne Young 1966-1970 Richard W. Ashcraft 1970-1974 Richard A. Lashbrook
1974-1978 Billy J. Miller 1978-1982 Richard A. Lashbrook 1982-1986 C. DeWayne Bond
1986-1990 C. DeWayne Bond 1990-1994 C. DeWayne Bond 1994-1996 C. DeWayne Bond
1998-2002 Don Schieferdecker 2002-2006 Don Schieferdecker 2006-2010 Don Schieferdecker
2010-2014 Don Schieferdecker 2014-2018 Bill Redshaw