Who are among the hopefuls to replace retiring St. Clair County Sheriff Mearl Justus?
Experience: Washington Park police officer for three years, then became Sauget police chief in 1984.
Education: East St. Louis Assumption High School, attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Personal: 54. Married to Cindy for 15 years. Two children
Experience: Sheriffs Department since 1989; now a captain in the department
Education: Southwestern Illinois College, A.A.; Southern Illinois University Carbondale, B.A.; Webster University, M.A.
Personal: 43. Married. Two children.
Experience: 32 years with the Cahokia Police Department, serving eight as chief; now undersheriff for the county
Education: Eastern Illinois University, B.S.
Personal: 56. Married to Janice for 25 years, three children.