St. Clair County

618.277.3305
700 North 5th St., Belleville, IL 62220

Sheriff Richard Watson

Year Elected: 2012   Years in Law Enforcement: 40

https://www.co.st-clair.il.us/departments/sheriffs-department

Executive Assistant: Nancy Koehler
Chief Deputy: Thomas Knapp
Jail Administrator: Tammy Grime

County Population: 265200
Square Miles: 674

County Jail Address: 700 North 5th Street, Belleville, IL 62220
Number of Jail Beds: 418
Jail Directions: 

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 Ahrens 1930-1934 Jerome Munie 1934-1938 Henry Siekmann
1938-1942 D. A. "Dox" Prindable 1942-1946 George V. Gruenwald 1946-1950 A.A. Fischer
1950-1954 Max L. Hill 1954-1958 L.O. Reinhardt 1958-1962 Daniel F. Ring
1962-1966 Maurice E. Joseph 1966-1970 Daniel E. Costello 1970-1974 Dave O'Neal
1974-1978 Dave O'Neal 1978-1982 Raymond Herr 1982-1986 Mearl J. Justus
1986-1990 Mearl J. Justus 1990-1994 Mearl J. Justus 1994-1998 Mearl J. Justus
1998-2002 Mearl J. Justus 2002-2006 Mearl J. Justus 2006-2010 Mearl J. Justus
2010-2014 Mearl J. Justus 2014-2018 Richard Watson