Sheriff Department

Macoupin County Sheriff

Don Albrecht Shawn Kahl
Macoupin County Sheriff

215 South East St
Carlinville, IL 62626
217-854-8477 fax


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.