Shelby County Sheriff
Tightened Security at Detention Center
Beginning November 6th, 2007, the Shelby County Detention Center will require a photo ID for anyone visiting an inmate.
When visitors arrive at the Detention Center, they will be asked to provide a photo ID and sign-in at the Registration Book before such visitation can take place.
Members of the Clergy are encouraged to visit the inmates. However, they too will have to provide credentials, photo ID and sign the Registration Book before entry.
Visiting Hours For Inmates
Inmates whose last names begin with the letters A-M may have visitors on Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday.
Inmates whose last names begin with the letters N-Z may have visitors on Wednesday, Friday or Saturday.
*Each inmate may have 1 (one) 20-minute visit per week by anyone listed on the inmate's visitation list.
*Visitation times are from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
*Visitors shall not have been convicted of a felony
*Any visitor who appears to be intoxicated or whose conduct is determined improper shall be directed to leave and future visits may be denied.
*No one under the age of 18 shall be permitted to visit without the supervision of a parent or legal guardian.
*Smoking is not permitted during visitation.
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Furthermore, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office will work with all state and federal agencies to provide whatever assistance is needed to provide for the safety of persons in Shelby County.