Macoupin County Sheriff


Shawn Kahl


215 South East St
Carlinville, IL 62626

Office Phone

Ph: 217-854-3135
Fax: 217-854-8477

The Sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer of the County, the acting officer of the Circuit Court, public safety director and the administrator of the County Jail.

The duties of the Sheriff's Office include:

  • Investigate all crimes of violence and fraud, arrest suspects and recover stolen property.
  • Provide police service to the unincorporated areas of Macoupin County
  • Maintain a record of all traffic accidents, arrests, investigations and complaints
  • Serve warrants issued at the request of the State's Attorney and all writs and summonses issued by the Circuit Court
  • Manage all prisoners confined to the County Jail and deliver prisoners to court for arraignments, bench or jury trails.