Bill Adams – Jailer

The role of the McCracken Jailer is to monitor and manage operations at the McCracken County Jail. The Jailer’s duties include maintaining order in the jail, inmate processing, and invoking disciplinary action where necessary.

Bill Adams began his first term as the McCracken County Jailer in 1995. In his role as Jailer, Adams ensures the mission of the McCracken County Jail is met by providing correctional services that are fair, impartial, effective and in compliance with the Kentucky jail standards. He also ensures his staff are dedicated professionals who realize they are responsible and accountable to each other as well as to the public which the jail serves.

Contact Information:

McCracken County Courthouse
300 S. 7th Street
Paducah, KY 42003-1700
Phone: (270) 444-4730

Courthouse Hours

  • Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
  • Sheriff’s Office: open until 5:30 p.m. on Monday
  • District Clerk: open until 5:30 p.m. on Monday
  • Circuit Clerk: open until 5:30 p.m. on Monday
  • County Clerk: open until 5:30 p.m. on Monday