About Us

Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office

About Sheriff Kevin Corman

Sheriff Kevin Corman and his wife Tammy were married on November 25, 1977. They have two children, son Barron, and daughter Candace Boyd (Ricky), and three grandchildren, Cole, Ethan, Drew. He is a lifelong resident of Jessamine County and a graduate of Jessamine County High School. He served in the US Army Reserves from 1975-1981. In 1986, he became a Deputy under Sheriff’s Steve and Joe Walker, and served as Captain/Chief Deputy since 2001, prior to being elected Sheriff in 2006.

He is a member of the Kentucky and National Sheriff’s Associations and has served on the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association where he served as President in 2017 and is currently serving as Past President. Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce, Hart Lodge #61 F&AM, F.O.P. Frontier Lodge #74, Jessamine County Moose Lodge # 2686. In addition, he has served on the Board of Directors of KACO and the Law Enforcement Steering Committee of NACO.


About Chief Deputy Gerald Wheeler

Chief Deputy Gerald Wheeler has been a lifelong resident of Jessamine County for 42 years and graduated from East Jessamine High School in 1998. Gerald has two children, Ryker, and Maci. Gerald has been employed by the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office since 2005 and has served on numerous divisions within the department. He has completed several instructor trainings including, Academy of Police Supervision, Firearms Instructor, and Taser Instructor. Since being employed in 2005, Gerald started as Deputy Sheriff and was promoted to Sergeant for many years before being promoted to Chief Deputy. Gerald has been a member of the Jessamine County Fire District since 1998 and was promoted numerous times until he achieved the role of Assistant Fire Chief. He also served 9 years on the fire board for our community.

After being promoted to Chief Deputy in 2019, Gerald stepped down from his role with the fire district to focus more attention on his role with the sheriff’s office. Gerald is currently a member of F.O.P. Frontier Lodge #73 and previously was on the executive board holding the position of Sergeant of Arms.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office is to protect and serve our customers, while we strive to do the right thing, to do our best, and to treat others as we would like to be treated.

Vision Statement

The Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office is a leader in the law enforcement community respected by its members, the citizens it serves and other law enforcement agencies. 

The Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office strives to offer the highest quality of law enforcement services to the citizens of Jessamine County. 

The Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office is a Community Oriented Policing agency whose members are committed to a non-traditional problem-solving philosophy.

The Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office divisions work harmoniously as a team to prevent and solve crimes utilizing all the resources available in the community. 

The Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office provides a challenging work environment for its members with opportunities for personal development and achievement. This environment fosters its members with shared values, team concepts, and camaraderie.