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Explanation of office duties and procedures:

The Sheriff is the custodian o fthe courthouse and jail. He or she shall have the custody and care of the courthouse and jail of his or her county.
Sheriff shall control the internal operations of his office. Subject to the applicable county appropriation ordinance, the sheriff shall direct the county treasurer to pay, and the treasurer shall pay, the expenditures for the sheriff's office.

Duties of sheriff, office quarters and hours. Sheriffs shall serve and execute, within their respective counties, and return all warrants, process, orders and judgements of every description that may be legally directed or delivered to them. Each sheriff shall keep and maintain his or her office at the county seat of the county for which he or she is the sheriff.
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White County Sheriff & Deputies Picture of The White County Sheriff Department
Right to left: Randy Graves, Justin Spencer, Byrd Huber, Doug Maier, Craig Poole, Keith Brooks ,Anita Sullivan
White County IL Sheriff Shoulder Patch Each sheriff shall be conservator of the peace in his or her county, and shall prevent crime and maintain the safety and order of the citizens of that county; and may arrest offenders on view, and cause them to be brought before the proper court for trial or examination.

To keep the peace, prevent crime, or to execute any warrant, process, order or judgement he or she may call to his or her aid, when necessary, any person or the power of the county.

Each sheriff shall, in person or by deputy, county corrections officer, or court security officer, attend upon all courts held in his or her county when in session, and obey the lawful orders and directions of the court, and shall maintain the security of the courthouse.

The office of Supervisor of Safety is hereby created for each county to be held by the Sheriff of the county.

Contact info:

Phone (618) 382-5321 - Non-emergency
Fax (618) 382-5323
Address: 108 N. Main Cross
Carmi, IL 62821

Crimestoppers (800) 837-3577

Carmi-White County Jail
108 N Main Cross
Carmi, IL 62821
Phone (618) 382-7149

Staff info:

Doug Maier, Sheriff
Sgt. Byrd Huber
Sgt. Craig Poole
Deputy Keith Brooks
Deputy Randy Graves
Deputy Justin Spencer
Anita Sullivan , Secretary
Chris Marsh, Court Security Officer

Fee schedule:

Civil process - $15 plus $1.00 per mile
Accident reports - $3.00 per copy

Notice to Visitors
Inmate Visitors must be at least 18 years of age or accompanied by a parent.

Proof of birthdate may be required.
White County Sheriff
Only one visitor sign in per inmate on the sign up sheet.


Each inmate is allowed a 20 minute visit per Visitation Day.
Each inmate allowed two visits per week or one 40 minute visit.

Infraction of the rules may result in loss of visitation rights!

Inmates clothing restrictions:

No outside clothing allowed.

Inmate Visitation

By Appointment Only
On the Following Days:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
Saturday and Sunday

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

For appointments
Call 618-382-7149

No visitation on
Mondays or Thursdays

Inmates Mailing Address:
White County Jail
C/O"Inmate's Name"
108 North Main Cross St.
Carmi, IL 62821

Inmates clothing restrictions:

Three (3) pairs of white underwear
Three (3) pair white socks
Three (3) plain white t-shirts
One (1) white or gray jogging outfit-NO ads on clothing!
Money may be left, but no personal checks!
Female inmates may also have three (3) white bras - no wire!