Corrections Capt. John Perry
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Captain John Perry has been contributing to the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department since 1980. He started as an explorer in the Explorers' Program in 1980. He was hired as a part-time work crew supervisor in 1983 and a full-time jail officer in 1984 and Jail Sergeant in 1985. Capt. Perry has served as a patrol officer, beginning in 1987; a Patrol Corporal, in 1988, and later became a Patrol Sergeant in 1995. He served as Jail Captain from 1995 to 2000, transferring to the position of Patrol Captain until 2003. He has also served as a detective for seven years and as Jail Warden prior to his current assignment as Jail Commander.