The Corrections Division of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is commanded by Captain Jay Fondren and is responsible for the Care, Custody and Control of the inmates housed in the Shelby County Correctional Facility. The Corrections Division of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is commanded by Captain Jay Fondren and is responsible for the Care, Custody and Control of the inmates housed in the Shelby County Correctional Facility. The houses local, county, state, and federal inmates of both pre-trial and convicted status. The jail is staffed by 65 highly trained correctional professionals. Line Officers and First-line Supervisors work 12-hour shifts for 24 hour coverage. Jail staff utilizes state-of-the-art video surveillance systems, court teleconferencing, telephones, intercoms, radios, computerized jail management and fingerprint systems, as well as digital imaging to manage inmate populations in one of the most sophisticated corrections facilities in the region. The podular design of the facility is often copied and is one of the most efficient in the state and nation.
There are various ways to make bond on charges at the Shelby County Jail. CASH BOND: Cash in the amount of the total bond. GOVPAYNET: Citizens who wish to make cash bail payments may do so using GovPayNetSM. PROPERTY BOND: If the property is in Shelby County, we can approve the bond here. If the property is located in another county, you will have to go to that county’s Sheriff’s Office to have the bond approved. PURGE BOND: A purge bond is an amount of money paid to the county in lieu of serving a sentence in certain types of cases. BONDING COMPANY: You may use a professional bonding company licensed and approved to do business in Shelby County. Fees for bonding company services are determined by the individual bonding companies.
An inmate’s housing location will determine his/her visitation time. A visitation schedule is posted in each cell block.