Sheriff Landers is a Logan County native and has been a law enforcement officer for over 24 years. Sheriff Landers graduated from Lincoln Community High School in 1986 and enlisted in the United States Army. After 8 years of active duty service, Sheriff Landers returned to Logan County where he worked for the Illinois Department of Corrections as a Correctional Officer before being hired as a police officer with the Atlanta Police Department in 1995. Sheriff Landers was hired by the Logan County Sheriff's Office in 2002 where he has worked as a patrol deputy, narcotics investigator, patrol supervisor, Detective, and Chief Deputy. Sheriff Landers became a D.A.R.E. instructor for the Sheriff’s Office in 2016 and began teaching the DARE curriculum to our local elementary students.Sheriff Landers was elected in 2018 and continues to serve the citizens of Logan County.