Sheriff Lucas Emberton

Administration headed by Sheriff Lucas Emberton. Administration also includes Chief Deputy Randy Churches, Lt. Patrol Charles Shaw, Lt. CID Matthew Meinke, Jail Administrator Kenny Dunham, Administrative Assistant & Office Manager Debby Prout and Office Clerk Debi Cooley. It is administration’s duty to run the daily activities of the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office.

Chief Dep.

Randy Churches

Jail Admin

Kenny Dunham


Matt Meinke

Lt Patrol

Charles Shaw

Admin Assistant

Deb Prout

Office Clerk

Debi Cooley