Bullitt County Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: May 31, 2023
1671 S Preston Hwy, Shepherdsville, KY 40165

Bullitt Co Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

The phone carrier is Combined Public Communications, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of Bullitt County Detention Center

You can support your loved ones at Bullitt Co Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 502-543-7263.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work at Bullitt County Detention Center so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Bullitt Co Jail is a detention center located at 1671 S Preston Hwy Shepherdsville, KY which is operated locally by the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Bullitt County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Shepherdsville Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Kentucky here.

The Bullitt County Detention Center was designed and constructed to provide the citizens of Bullitt County with a safe and secure facility that meets or exceeds the standards articulated by local, state, federal and professional agencies.

The Detention Center, under the direction of the Jailer, will ensure the safety of the inmate, Detention Center staff, deputies and community by providing professional training and proper work environment for the Detention Center staff and deputies by utilizing the most current techniques available in the field of detention centers/corrections.

All mail is subject to be read and inspected, with the exception of privileged mail. All mail must be in a plain envelope with no other markings except the address and stamp. Incoming mail shall be sent to the address above. Any mail found to be unacceptable will be returned to sender. Inmates are allowed 4 pictures per month. Only photos up to the size of 4x6 on photography paper shall be accepted. If an excess of photographs are found in inmates possession they will be removed and placed in property.

The inmate phone system is through Combined Public Communications. If the person you are calling has a question or trouble with the phone they should call them directly at 1-877-998-5678. Phone cards can be purchased through commissary for $10.00 & $20.00.

Life Skills Program

Life Skills Classes

  • Anger Managment
  • Substance Abuse
  • Parenting
  • Criminal & Addictive Thinking

Writing Workshops

Individual Coaching Sessions

GED & Adult Education

  • Enrollment Testing
  • Progress Testing
  • Pre-GED Testing
  • GED Testing

National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)

Substance Abuse Program (SAP)

AA/NA (Alcohol Anonymous & Narcotics)

Religious Services

Bullitt County Extension Office

  • Parenting Classes
  • Gardening Classes
  • Healthy Eating Habits

Color Your City

  • Creative Writing

Jefferson Community & Technical College (Bullitt County Adult Education)

  • Education, GED
  • Jobs, Education & Finances

Kentucky Career Training Center (Kentuckiana Works)

  • Employment search & opportunities

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Kentucky. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Bullitt County Detention Center.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at aid@inmateaid.com, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

Bullitt County Detention Center - Visitation

Visitation appointments for Male Inmates

  • Thursdays: 9:00 am, 9:30 am, 10:00 am 1:30 pm, 2:00 pm, 2:30 pm
  • Saturdays: 8:30 am, 9:00 am, 9:30 am, 10:00 am, 10:30 am

Visitation appointments for Female Inmates

  • Wednesdays: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Saturdays: 1:00 pm, 1:30 pm

Visitation appointments for SAP

  • Wednesdays: 12:00 pm
  • Saturdays: 12:00 pm

Inmates are allowed two 1/2 hour visits each week. Only two visitors are allowed to visit at one time (including children). Inmates are allowed only one appointment per day. Appointments must be made at least a day in advance by calling the appointment line (502.921.4428). The appointment line is only open Tuesday thru Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For the safety and security of the facility, no inmate/attorney visits will take place between the following hours:

  • 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Visitor Rules

  1. All visitors must have a picture ID and will be subject to a background investigation.
  2. The only items you will be allowed to bring into the facility are a picture ID and vehicle keys. No purses, cell phones, or cameras are allowed in the facility. No food or drinks are allowed in the facility.
  3. Visitors must be properly dressed and must remain so during any visits. Sleeveless tops, belly shirts, or too short skirts/shorts shall not be worn. Any visitor deemed not properly dressed by the jail staff will not be allowed to visit.
  4. There will be no use of tobacco products on jail property (inside or outside). These items are considered contraband if they are brought into the building. Leave these items in your vehicle.
  5. If you leave the lobby area, you will not be permitted to return that day.
  6. Children are to be supervised at all times. No running in the waiting area or visiting room. No one under the age of 18 is allowed in the visiting area without a parent or guardian.
  7. Visitors must remain seated while visiting.
  8. Loud, foul or abusive language will result in your visit being cancelled.

NOTE: These rules are subject to change at the Bullitt County Detention Center's discretion.

Ask The Inmate

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