• Farm Bureau President
    Farm Bureau President

    Richard Guebert, Randolph County resident and President of the Illinois Farm Bureau, speaks to a Chester Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

  • Winter Sunset
    Winter Sunset

    A beautiful winter sunset in rural Randolph County.

  • Boating on the Kaskaskia River
    Boating on the Kaskaskia River

    Thousands of pleasure boaters and fishermen pass through the Kaskaskia River Project's Jerry F. Costello Lock & Dam each year to visit the ports of Randolph County.

  • State Recreation Area
    State Recreation Area

    Enjoy camping, hiking and fishing at the Randolph County State Recreation Area.

  • Spring at the Confluence
    Spring at the Confluence

    Spring and the midday sun at the confluence of the Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers.

Corrections

The current listing of inmates in the Randolph County Jail is refreshed every 15 minutes.

Click Here for Inmate Listing

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) is a federal law that prohibits and seeks to eliminate sexual abuse and sexual harassment in correctional institutions and community corrections settings. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for staff and offenders. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office adheres to a zero tolerance policy in regards to any sexual misconduct pertaining to the staff or inmates.

  • The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office has zero tolerance for sexual abuse or sexual harassment of any person or sexual relationships between staff and offenders
  • Offenders who have consensual sexual contact with another offender will be disciplined
  • Offenders who initiate non–consensual sexual contact with another offender will be disciplined and referred to law enforcement
  • Employees, contract staff, and volunteers who engage in sexual contact or sexual misconduct with offenders will be terminated and referred for criminal prosecution when applicable

If you have information regarding an offender who has been sexually abused or sexually harassed while under RCSO custody or community supervision, please call: 1-618-397-0975

Calls to this number are recorded. Messages are checked periodically Monday through Friday during business hours by staff.

You do not have to give your name, but it is critical that you provide as many details as possible.

This includes:

  • The name(s) and locations of persons involved;
  • The name(s) or description of any witnesses to the incident;
  • RCSO offender number (if an offender);
  • A brief description of the incident(s);
  • A brief description of where the event(s) occurred;
  • The date(s), time, and place of occurrence(s);
  • Names and contact information of others who might have additional information about the incident;
  • Your contact phone number and address (optional)

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office investigates all allegations of offender–on–offender sexual abuse and staff sexual misconduct. Investigations are initiated by the Jail Administrator or appropriate command staff. Please understand without detailed information it is difficult to investigate a sexual abuse or sexual harassment situation.

Offenders serving their sentence within Randolph County Jail facility are urged to report allegations of sexual abuse and sexual harassment. Offenders can report by submitting a request slip, a grievance, telling a trusted staff member, or asking a family member or friend to call the report line.

You Need To Know

  • BASSETT News

    Latest BASSETT News

  • Board of Commissioners

     Meeting Schedules

  • Community Foundation

    You can access the website of the Community Foundation of Randolph County by clicking HERE

  • Courthouse Hours

    Randolph County Courthouse hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Holidays are listed on the Transparency page.    

  • ETSB

    Meeting Schedule

  • Paying Tickets

    You can pay citations by clicking HERE or you can dial the Circuit Court Clerk directly at 618.826.5000 extension 194 to ask about paying.

Latest Blogs

Randolph County Animal Control

The phone number for Randolph County Animal Control is now 618.826.5484 option 0.

Gov. Rauner Launches 24/7 Helpline to Help Illinoisans in Crisis

ILOpioidOverdoseHelplineEarlier this month, Governor Rauner and members of the Opioid Overdose Intervention and Prevention Task Force launched a statewide Helpline to provide immediate assistance for those affected by addiction to opioids and other substances.

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2017 Airport of the Year

The Sparta Community Airport (KSAR) has been in existence for about 60 years, providing numerous benefits to the surrounding area- both in the aviation community as well as the non-flying public.

Airport of the Year Award


The businesses on the field help to support and grow the airport, and the airport helps to grow the businesses. Arch Air Ambulance has a helicopter base at the south end of the field, and provides life-saving services to the immediate area. Their geographic position in Sparta is critical to their response time to a patient, as well as their ability to access smaller hospitals in the region - and the larger facilities in St. Louis.

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Foreclosure Sales

Administrative Order No. 17-CA-6

ORDER

Effective August 1, 2017, pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1507(b) all judicial mortgage foreclosure sales shall be conducted by the Sheriff of Randolph County, Illinois, except by leave of Court.

IT IS SO ORDERED.

Dated: July 17, 2017

Enter: Richard A Brown, Circuit Judge