St. Clair County Sheriff: Roy Mickens

March 14, 2014 

Address: 535 Gray Blvd., East St. Louis

Age: 53

Birthplace: St. Louis

Family status: Single

Number of children: One

Education: East St. Louis Lincoln High School diploma

Occupation: Police officer

Political party: Democrat

Office sought: St. Clair County sheriff

Previously held offices: None

What qualifies you for this position?

I have more than 20 years of law enforcement skills. I am a resident of St. Clair County. I am focused on reducing and eliminating crime in the county of St. Clair and I am committed to the citizens of St. Clair County.

What is the top issue of your race, and how would you address it?

The top issue in my race is over-crowded jails. I would address misdemeanor crimes and get criminal offenses resolved in a timely manner. I would encourage the building of a larger facility. I would also implement a program that allows offenders to do more community service. I would encourage weekend jail time in their local municipalities.

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