Chief Deputy Kristopher Thompson was born and raised in Macon County. He graduated from Warrensburg Latham High School and ultimately began his career with the Macon County Sheriff's Office in 2005 when he was twenty years old. Initially hired as a Corrections Officer where he worked from 2005 until 2007. In 2007, Thompson was hired as a Deputy and assigned to the Patrol Division. In 2010, he was assigned to the Investigations Division as a Detective. In 2014, he was promoted to Sergeant where he was reassigned to the Corrections Division. In 2017, Thompson was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to the duty of Jail Superintendent. During his years of service, Thompson has led by example and follows the core beliefs of having a strong work ethic, accountability, integrity and morals.
Thompson has maintained involvement in the community in other capacities as well, serving on the board of the Friends of the Child First Center, Youth Advocate and regularly participating in community fundraisers, benefits and charities.
Chief Deputy Thompson is a proud father and husband. He and his family reside in Macon County.