We will accommodate the wellbeing, security, and law implementation administration to the Citizens of Madison County. This will be practiced through associations with our well-behaved residents, our real business network, our houses of worship and metro associations, and other related open and private associations. These associations will make network inclusion in instructive projects advancing wellbeing on our streets, in our schools, and in our neighborhoods and guarantee the reasonable and equivalent authorization of our laws.


The Madison County Sheriff’s Office esteems the trust the general population has given us and will genuinely and morally complete our obligations. We will stick to the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Tennessee in quest for network administration. We will research and react suitably to all charges of inappropriateness.

Sheriff John R. Mehr

Sheriff Mehr has an extensive professional background. His background includes the following:

  • Drug Commander Supervisory Training

  • Drug Enforcement Administration

  • Drug Enforcement Administration Officers Academy

  • 139th Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • F.B.I Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar

  • F.B.I. National Academy

  • Tennessee Law Enforcement Executive Development

Sheriff Mehr’ also has an extensive certification background. His background includes the following:

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

  • Certified Fraud Examiner

  • Certified Law Enforcement Officer

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation as a Top-Secret Clearance

  • Tennessee Law Enforcement Planning Commission

You should also note that Sheriff’ Mehr has many memberships from his current and past positions that include the following:

  • Association of Certified Fraud Investigators

  • F.B.I Domestic Terrorism Working Group

  • F.B.I National Academy Associates

  • Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee

  • United States Department of Justice

  • United States Attorney General

  • Western District of Tennessee

  • West Tennessee Criminal Investigators Association

Sheriff Mehr’s past awards will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Department of Treasury, Certificate of Appreciation

  • Tobacco and Firearms, Bureau of Alcohol

  • Memphis Police Department, Certificate of Appreciation

  • 25th Judicial District State of Tennessee, United States Department of Justice, United States Attorney General, Certificate of Appreciation

  • Inspector General’s Office, United States General Services Administration, United States Secret Service, Certificate of Appreciation

Sheriff Mehr is a participant in the Skyline Church of Christ that calls Jackson, Tennessee. Sheriff Mehr is also a part of the Freed Hardeman University Mid-South Youth Camp Advisory Board. Sheriff Mehr also on the side works at the University of Tennessee as an adjunct professor.

Madison County Penal Farm

In 1963, the Madison County Penal Farm was authoritatively opened to general society for activities. All through the following 50 years, the Madison County Penal Farm would experience 3 developments. Starting in 2019, the Madison County Penal Farm can house up to guilty parties easily.

These guilty parties will incorporate state and nearby captures.

The Madison County Penal Farm is separated into 4 cell squares. There is just a single cell obstruct for ladies’ guilty parties and 3 cell hinders for men.

The Madison County Penal Farm at present utilizes 1 full-time accessible if the need arises specialist, 1 full-time medical attendant, and 11 confirmed prison guards.

The Madison County Penal Farm likewise offers instructive and strict projects to its detainees too.