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Job Opportunities

The Shelby County Detention Center is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  1. Deputy Jailer
    Qualifications:​
    Male or Female candidates must be at least 21 years of age, a U.S. Citizen and never convicted or under indictment for any crime classified as a felony. Applicants will be subject to background check and drug screening.
      
  2. Substance Abuse Program Counselor
    Qualifications:
    Male or Female candidates must hold a Bachelor's level degree in Social Work or related field, be at least 21 years of age, a U.S. Citizen and never convicted or under indictment for any crime classified as a felony. Applicants will be subject to background check and drug screening.​

Shelby County Employment Application

Completed applications may be returned to:

Darrell Cox, Shelby County Jailer
1000 Bobby Waits Lane
Shelbyville, Kentucky 40065

Email Applications to: darrell.cox@shelbycoky.com

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 WeekWomenMen
Monday
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM6:00 to 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM10:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM10:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Restrictive Custody Unit
Day of the WeekSchedule
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 4:00pm 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 scheduled a visitation appointment that will meet on the weekend, please call the Friday before. Calls will not accepted before 7:30am. (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 call back 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.
Money For Inmates
We no longer accept Money Orders or Western Union.

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 as INMATE PAYMENT.

Telephone Services for Inmates

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

Products SoldDescriptionHow 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

CPC Customer Service Hours of Operation:

  • Monday-Friday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Saturday: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Sunday: Closed


Shelby County Jailer

Darrell CoxDarrell Cox

1000 Bobby Waits Lane
Shelbyville, Kentucky 40065
Phone: (502) 633-2343
Fax: (502) 647-1457

darrell.cox@shelbycoky.com

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 7am - 3:30pm

Closed all major holidays.