The Jackson County Sheriff manages a diverse staff of professional law enforcement personnel and a modern jail facility in Murphysboro, Illinois.
The Sheriff's Office is responsible for keeping the peace, suppressing riots, breaches of peace, and the apprehending of criminals.
The Sheriff's Office offers a variety of services for the citizens of the county with crime prevention and community services being the primary responsibilities of the office.
Sheriff's Deputies serve all writs, warrants, summonses, orders and decrees.
The Office also offers 24-hour emergency service through Deputies on patrol and monitoring the front desk.