Shelby County Sheriff's Office (Tennessee)
|Shelby County Sheriff's Office|
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||County of in the state of Tennessee, USA|
|Legal jurisdiction||Shelby County, Tennessee|
|Headquarters||201 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN|
|Agency executive||Bill Oldham, Sheriff|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
About the Department
The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is commanded by the Sheriff of Shelby County, who is elected once every four years. The Sheriff is assisted in the day to day operations of the Sheriff's Office by the Chief Deputy, with Assistant Chief Deputies assigned to the Law Enforcement and Jail Divisions.
The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is currently divided into two primary divisions, Law Enforcement and Jail Divisions.
Law Enforcement Division
The Shelby County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Division is commanded by the Chief Deputy, who is assisted by four Assistant Chief Deputies. Bureaus within the Law Enforcement Division include Courts, Uniform Patrol, Investigative Services, and SWAT.
The Shelby County Sheriff's Office Jail Division is commanded by the Chief Jailer, who is assisted by two Assistant Chief Jailers. Bureaus within the Jail Division include Jail Security and Jail Programs.
|Assistant Chief Deputy/Jailer|