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Shelby County KY Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: July 12, 2021
Address
1000 Detention Rd, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Beds
239
County
Shelby
Phone
502-633-2343
Fax
502-647-1457
Email
darrell.cox@shelbycoky.com

Shelby 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 Shelby County KY Detention Center

Shelby County KY Detention Center basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 502-633-2343

The Shelby County KY Detention Center is a medium-security detention center located at 1000 Detention Rd Shelbyville, KY which is operated locally by the Shelby 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. Shelby County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Shelbyville Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Shelby County Detention Center uses these services provided by TouchPay, with easy deposit options to fund an inmate account for Commissary.

  1. Toll Free Phone: 1-866-232-1899
  2. Online: www.TouchPayDirect.com
  3. TouchPay Kiosk: Located in the Detention Center lobby (Accepts Cash, Visa/MasterCard)
  4. Pay in Cash Locally (Walk-in Retail): Find locations at www.TouchpayOnline.com/WalkInRetail

Funds are available within 24 hours and money can be deposited 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.​

Register Online: www.TouchPayDirect.com or with Customer Service to create a Payer User ID#.

The following information is required for online and phone payments:

  • Payer User ID#
  • Inmate Name&
  • Inmate ID# (5 digit number the Inmate will provide to you)
  • Facility# (240065 for Shelby County Detention Center)

​*There is a fee to use these services. Charges will appear on your credit card/checking statement asINMATE PAYMENT.

Telephone Services for Inmates

The Shelby County Detention Center uses the phone services provided by Combined Public Communications (CPC)

Products Sold Description How to Purchase

Direct Pay

Call Time to 1 Phone Number of your choice

Prepaid Calling Card

Call Time to Any Phone Number

Notes:

  • Facility and Staff are NOT responsible for the Kiosk and they DO NOT give out change.
  • Collect Calling-To receive collect calls, press 1 to accept the call and charges. If you cannot receive collect calls you must purchase Direct Pay or a Prepaid Calling Card (Cell Phones, Cable TV phone lines or dial-tone resellers will not work).

Questions? Call Combined Public Communications (CPC) at 1-877-998-5678

Inmate Locator

Shelby County KY Detention Center publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Kentucky. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

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.

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Covid Visitation Information

All visitation is remote.  In order to schedule a visit, you must set up an account at www.inmatesales.com .  If you need help with this process, contact Inmate Sales's Customer Service at 1-866-340-7879.

Visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.

Visitation Information

Shelby County KY Detention Center - Visitation

Please call (502) 633-2343 to schedule a visitation. All visitations are behind glass visits - no exceptions.

  • We have video kiosks to set a visit up in the lobby or to schedule a visit from home users. You must follow directions on inmatesales.com website.
  • Visitors must set up an Account/Schedule Visit: www.inmatesales.com
  • Customer Service: 866-340-7879
  • Visitors must schedule visit 24 hours in advance.

Available Visitation Times

County Inmates Day of the Week Women Men

Monday

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Tuesday

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Wednesday

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Thursday

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM 6:00 to 10:00 PM

Friday

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Saturday

10:00 AM to 10:00 PM 10:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Sunday

10:00 AM to 10:00 PM 10:00 PM to 10:00 PM Restrictive Custody Unit Day of the Week Schedule

Monday

No Visitation

Tuesday

No Visitation

Wednesday

No Visitation

Thursday

No Visitation

Friday

No Visitation

Saturday

12:00, 1:00 and 2:00pm for females

Sunday

3:00 and 4:00 pm for males

Visitation Rules

  1. Please call ahead and schedule a visitation appointment. Visits must be scheduled on Monday - Friday, between 7:30 am - 2:30 pm. Appointments for weekdays must be scheduled on the same day of the appointment. To schedule a visitation appointment that will meet on the weekend, please call the Friday before. Calls will not accepted before 7:30 am. (502) 633-2343
  2. Inmates are allowed one visit per week.
  3. Visitors must have a Photo I.D. unless under the age of 18.
  4. Each inmate is allowed 2 adult visitors and up to 3 children (under 18 we consider a child)
  5. We require a callback phone number.
  6. Visit caller will be given a code number to use to change or cancel a visit.
  7. Please be sure to be on time for your scheduled appointment.
  8. Lewd behavior or inappropriate dress will not be permitted. You will be asked to leave and you will not be allowed to visit in the future.
  9. Do not bring in anything. Soft drinks and snacks may be purchased in lobby.

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