The Sheriff is the principal peace officer of the county; duties include:
Summons grand jurors and trial jurors
May call any person to his aid, and when necessary summons the power of the county
Serves subpoenas and other notices and levies on property when a judgment has been secured
Executes and returns all writs and other legal processes issued by lawful authority
Custodian of the county jail and is responsible for all prisoners committed to him until discharged by law
Transport individuals to locations as directed by court order
Madison County Jail - 12 beds: Visitation is on Sundays from 1:00PM to 5:00PM.