The Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the security of 54 courtrooms located in the three Shelby County courthouses which house the Criminal Courts, Chancery Courts, Circuit Courts, Probate Courts, Juvenile Court, the General Sessions Criminal and Civil Courts, as well as the judges, clerks, the District Attorney General, the Public Defender, and a number of other support personnel.
SCSO employs personnel in numerous divisions including: Patrol, Patrol Support Services, Motors, General Investigations, Narcotics, Civil Levy, Communications, Training, and three Jails.
Our diversity reflects the community we serve:
Law Enforcement: 680 + 124 admin = 804 total
Male – 86%, Female – 14%
Black – 48%, White – 49%
Jail (three jails): 742 + 168 admin = 910 total
Male – 44%, Female – 56%
Black – 98%, White – 2%
Volunteer Services: 241 total
Reserves - 92
Emergency Services - 125
Community Services - 24