The Shelby County Jail is located at 1104 9th Street, Harlan, Ia. and is connected to the Sheriff’s Office. The Shelby County Jail has a capacity of 14 inmates, with room for 2 females and 12 males. The jail processes approximately 350 to 400 inmates a year. Sentenced inmates are charged a per diem to serve their sentence. The per diem is $30.00 a day for a sentenced completed in one duration. Inmates who are allowed to serve their sentence on weekends or are granted work release are charged $35.00 a day.
The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:
The day of the week.
Where the inmate is housed.
The inmate's sex.
Whether or not it is a Holiday.
Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.
If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Shelby County Jail may allow you an extended visitation. Call 712-755-2501 to ask for special consideration.
Call 712-755-2501 or click here to view normal visiting hours and procedures for scheduling a visit.