Officer Duties


Left to Right
SGT. – Gary Ivy | Deputy K9 Officer – Sean Sager | County Canine – Alf | Sheriff – Darby Boewe | SGT. – Debbie Judge


  • Enforce statutes of the State of Illinois
  • Enforce Edwards County Ordinances
  • Carry out orders of the Court
  • Serve civil process papers
  • Handle security for the Edwards County Courthouse and the Courtroom
  • The sheriff is the caretaker of the courthouse
  • The Edwards County Sheriff’s Department is responsible for all persons arrested in Edwards County if they are unable to make bail no matter if they are arrested by county, city or state police.
  • It is the responsibility of the Edwards County Sheriff’s Department to transport prisoners to and from jail for any reason ( court, doctors appointment etc. ).
  • Edwards County has a holding cell only, we do not operate a jail, all prisoners are housed at the White County Jail located in Carmi, Ill.
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