Chester, IL


Emergency Management Agency

2515 State St

Chester, IL 62233

Voice: 618.826.5007 ext 630

Fax: 618.826.3702

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Welcome to the Sheriff's Office


Jarrod Peters



We serve the citizens of Randolph County through the implementation of a county-wide, proactive approach to law enforcement. We utilize several cooperative, multi-jurisdictional, inter-agency agreements with other law enforcement and service agencies to provide full-spectrum protection to the residents of the county.


The Randolph County Sheriff's Office is the law enforcement department of Randolph County Government. Our staff includes:

  • The Sheriff
  • Administrative Support
  • Patrol Deputies
  • Detective Division
  • Victim Advocacy Division
  • Courthouse Security
  • Telecommunicators
  • Correctional Personnel



The Detective Division conducts criminal and narcotic investigations. Our patrol deputies provide county-wide coverage to serve and protect. We process summonses, subpoenas, mittimuses, warrants and wage deductions. The Victim Advocacy Division keeps crime victims informed. Our Courtroom Security Division provides armed security and bailiffs. Our correctional staff conducts inmate booking, detention and release, as well as jail safety and security. Our telecommunicators offer dispatching, E 911 and call routing. For FOID card applications, please visit the Illinois State Police website.


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