Whiteside County


Sheriff John Booker
400 N. Cherry St.
Morrison, IL 61270


Phone: (815) 772-4044
Fax: (815) 772-7944

Website: www.whiteside.org
Email: jbooker@whiteside.org

Year Elected: 2018
Years of Law Enforcement: 28

Executive Assistant: Nancy Riggen
Chief Deputy: Seth Janssen
Jail Administrator: Tim Erickson

County Population: 61000
Square Miles: 690

County Jail Address: 400 North Cherry Street, Morrison, Illinois 61270
Number of Jail Beds: 129
Jail Directions: Morrison is 10 miles west of Rock Falls on Rt. 30 coming into Morrison on Rt. 30 from the east turn right (north) at 2nd stoplight and go two blocks. Jail is on the right.
Special Instructions: Entrance to jail sally port is on the east side of the jail (Madison Street).
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 Jerry W. Kelley 1930-1934 Parley A. Whitney 1934-1938 Arthur E. Hamilton
1938-1942 Roy E. Crook 1942-1943 Arthur E. Hamilton 1946-1950
1950-1954 J. Henry Hamilton 1954-1958 Boyd Kimmel 1958-1962 J. Henry Hamilton
1962-1966 Boyd Kimmel 1966-1970 Lyle W. Landis 1970-1974 Lester " Butch" Kimmel
1974-1978 Lester " Butch" Kimmel 1978-1982 Lester " Butch" Kimmel 1982-1986 Lester " Butch" Kimmel
1986-1990 Lester " Butch" Kimmel 1990-1994 Roger "Skip" Schipper 1994-1998 Roger "Skip" Schipper
1998-2002 Roger "Skip" Schipper 2002-2008 Roger "Skip" Schipper 2008-2010 Kelly Wilhelmi
2010-2014 Kelly Wilhelmi 2014-2018 Kelly Wilhelmi