Chester, IL

 
  • The Pierre Menard Home near Ellis Grove
    The Pierre Menard Home near Ellis Grove

    Pierre Menard was the first Lieutenant Governor of Illinois.

  • Mary's River Covered Bridge
    Mary's River Covered Bridge

     The Historic Mary's River Covered Bridge near Chester

     
  • Fall Festival
    Fall Festival

    The Annual Fall Festival Parade in Coulterville.

  • Mississippi Fog
    Mississippi Fog

    Fog on the Mississippi River Valley. From the observation deck of the Randolph County Courthouse.

  • 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.

Sheriff

Welcome to the Sheriff's Office

Shannon Wolff

Sheriff

 

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

 

Services

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.

 

How To File A Complaint

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Citizen Complaint Form

Click Here

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