Wabash County


Sheriff J. Derek Morgan
120 E 4th St.
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863


Phone: 618-262-2706
Fax: (618) 262-8954

Website: N/A
Email: dmorgan@wabash911.net

Year Elected: 2014
Years of Law Enforcement: 11

Executive Assistant: Erin Ledbetter
Chief Deputy: N/A
Jail Administrator: Sam Gaston 

County Population: 11665
Square Miles: 221

County Jail Address: 110 E. 4th Street, Mt. Carmel, Illinois 62863
Number of Jail Beds: 21
Jail Directions: South on Il Rt. 1 - turn left at 2nd stoplight and go one block and turn right. North on IL Rt. 1 - go to 1st stop sign and turn right. At 1st light, turn left and go south five blocks to 4th and Market Streets and turn left.
Special Instructions: N/A
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 J. N. Loudin 1930-1934 Ed Abell 1934-1938 Marshall E. Hasting
1938-1942 W. E. Storkman 1942-1946 M. M. Mobley 1946-1950 E. H. Kennard
1950-1954 M. M. Mobley 1954-1958 Charles E. Kennard 1958-1962 Ralph D. Condrey
1962-1966 Wallace Compton 1966-1970 Robert N. Mair 1970-1974 Bennie D. Wood
1974-1975 Bennie D. Wood 1978-1982 Randy Grounds 1982-1986 Randy Grounds
1986-1990 Randy Grounds 1990-1994 Randy Grounds 1994-1998 Randy Grounds
1998-2002 Randy Grounds 2002-2006 Randy Grounds 2006-2010 Joe Keeling
2010-2014 Joe Keeling 2014-2018 J. Derek Morgan