Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles

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Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles Information

An increase has been seen in violent crimes that are being committed by juveniles throughout the county. To address these there have been several programs instigated as a preventative measure to lower the access of these juvenile offenders to weapons, a program against gun use, and other interventions including supervised parole, probation, home supervision, community service, and others. If a youth who is over the age of 15 or 16 is determined to be guilty of what would be a crime for an adult, and those charges are for violent crimes, they will be transferred to the criminal court from the juvenile court and they may be sentenced as an adult. This is to deter youth from escalating or from becoming violent offenders. Those who are sentenced as an adult will serve their sentence in the adult facility, and will there attend programs for substance use, anger management, and other programs that will assist in reducing recidivism and encouraging the development of new skills to prevent further violent crime or weapons use. Mail: 1045 Mullins Station Rd. Memphis, TN 38134 Each piece of mail is inspected upon arrival and will not be delivered to the common areas or private spaces of the residents until contraband has been removed. Phones: Visitation: All visitors must complete an application and schedule visits through the facility. Visiting days and times are dependent upon the housing unit and change periodically. All visits will be later than 10:30am and before 5pm on Saturday or Sunday.

Phone: (901) 377-4500

Physical Address:
201 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103

Other Jails and Prisons

How Do You Find Someone in the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles?

To search for an inmate in the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles, review their criminal charges, the amount of their bond, when they can get visits, or even view their mugshot, go to the Official Jail Inmate Roster, or call the jail at (901) 377-4500 for the information you are looking for. You can also look up a Shelby County offender's Criminal Court Case online, or any offender that was arrested in the state of Tennessee.

Tennessee also keeps a public database of all their felony offenders.

Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles Inmate Search

The Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles maintains an average of 70 offenders in custody on any given day. The Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles has a monthly turnover of 40% of their inmate population, another 30% turnover every 90 days, another 20% every six months, and approximately 10% stay incarcerated between six and twelve months. Every year Shelby County law enforcement agencies arrest and detain approximately 68,480 offenders.

The following charts of Shelby County inmate population demographics are updated daily. The information shown is for today. For research purposes we have broken down the inmates by sex, age, ethnicity, and criminal charges.

The information is compiled from the Shelby County Corrections Department, the state of Tennessee Department of Corrections, as well as the United States Department of Justice and Census Bureau records. It represents every person in custody in Shelby County.

For complete information on how to get directions, bond, visit, mail, send and receive email and texts, receive phone calls, and send money or commissary to an inmate, find arrest information for Shelby County and other counties surrounding this one, scroll down this page. We have a section for each.

We also provide photos of the jail that we have collected over the years.

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About the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles
An increase has been seen in violent crimes that are being committed by juveniles throughout the county. To address these there have been several programs instigated as a preventative measure to lower the access of these juvenile offenders to weapons, a program against gun use, and other interventions including supervised parole, probation, home supervision, community service, and others. If a youth who is over the age of 15 or 16 is determined to be guilty of what would be a crime for an adult, and those charges are for violent crimes, they will be transferred to the criminal court from the juvenile court and they may be sentenced as an adult. This is to deter youth from escalating or from becoming violent offenders. Those who are sentenced as an adult will serve their sentence in the adult facility, and will there attend programs for substance use, anger management, and other programs that will assist in reducing recidivism and encouraging the development of new skills to prevent further violent crime or weapons use. Mail: 1045 Mullins Station Rd. Memphis, TN 38134 Each piece of mail is inspected upon arrival and will not be delivered to the common areas or private spaces of the residents until contraband has been removed. Phones: Visitation: All visitors must complete an application and schedule visits through the facility. Visiting days and times are dependent upon the housing unit and change periodically. All visits will be later than 10:30am and before 5pm on Saturday or Sunday.
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Recent Bookings & Arrests

How do I find out if someone has been arrested and booked into the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles?

To find out if someone you know has been recently arrested and booked into the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles, call the jail’s booking line at (901) 377-4500.

There may be an automated method of looking them up by their name over the phone, or you may be directed to speak to someone at the jail. Sometimes the jail staff may ask you the offender’s date of birth to ensure privacy of the offender’s status.

Keep in mind that after an arrest, the information on an offender may not be publicly available for several hours.

If you don’t want to check up on an offender by calling the jail, you can also try looking up people recently booked online.

Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles Booking Roster

What happens during booking in Shelby County?

After being arrested and taken into custody, and after being read their Miranda Rights, an offender will next be transported to the local police or department or the Sheriff’s Department in Shelby County for booking.

Booking is very involved and requires multiple steps in the process, however, keep in mind that most attorneys will advise that an offender remain silent and not offer any additional information about the crime they have been arrested for because anything they do say may be recorded and may very well be used against them in court.

What is the booking process like at the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles?

Booking includes having their photo (mugshot) and fingerprints taken, as well as being asked a lot of questions about their personal history and state of mind. If it’s a serious felony, their DNA may also be taken. They will also be checked for warrants in Shelby County and other Tennessee and USA jurisdictions.

If the offender was arrested for a DUI offense, and has refused a breathalyzer test, they may also be forced to have blood drawn by a doctor or nurse.

It is also very likely that the offender will undergo a humiliating full body search while in the nude. This includes bending over, spreading their cheeks in the direction of an officer, and coughing. They will also be walked through a metal detector or x-ray machine, like those used at an airport.

What kind of questions are asked during booking?

The arresting jurisdiction will ask about gang affiliations, tattoos, medical conditions, prescribed medication they are taking, recreational drugs they are on or addicted to, allergies, if they are suicidal, and other relevant information that will help with determining their cell assignment and special needs.

What happens to an offender’s personal property during booking?

During the arrest and booking process an offender will also have all their personal property confiscated and held for either their release from jail, or with the offender’s approval, released to a friend or family member.

Personal property includes the clothing they are wearing, money, wallets, purses, cell phones, jewelry, body rings, earrings, watches, and even glasses if they are deemed a security risk. If they are allowed to keep their shoes or sneakers, the laces are removed.

What happens after booking?

At this point the offender will be allowed to make a free phone call to a person of their choice to notify them of their arrest, and/or arrange a bond or bail for their release.

If the offender is being detained and housed while awaiting arraignment, the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles will provide a jail garment and slip-on shoes, a blanket, sheets, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, and a towel.

Often, before they are dressed in the jail outfit and brought to their housing location, they will be forced to take a shower and undergo a disinfectant treatment for body and hair lice, scabies or other pests that may be residing on their person.

How long does the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles Booking process take?

Booking can take anywhere from an hour to 24 hours or more. It all depends on the number of people that are awaiting processing, the number of staff on duty at the time, and the behavior of the offender.

If the offender is heavily intoxicated and/or violent, the Booking Officer may decide to stick the offender in a holding cell for several hours until they become more manageable.

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Directions / Map to the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles
Inmate Bail and Bonding

There are five choices for putting money on an inmate's books that may be used for paying an inmate's Bond or Bail.

Check with Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles by calling (901) 377-4500 prior to paying a bond online as this is being rolled out to different facilities slowly.

1. Commissary money in the form of a money order may be mailed to:
AdvancePay Service Department
P.O. Box 911722
Denver, CO 80291-1722

2. You may use cash or credit/debit cards at any time by using the kiosk located in the front lobby.  The fee for the use of the ATM is generally $1.50 per transaction for cash and 10% fee for credit/debit cards.

3. Commissary money can also be added to an inmates account at any time using any of these methods online.

4Cash deposits to ConnectNetwork are now available at 26,000 retail locations nationwide including Walmart, ACE, Kmart, Kroger, and more. You’ll start the payment process online in your ConnectNetwork account, then complete your transaction with cash at a participating local retail store. Plus, many of these stores are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Find a retail store near you.

5. You can call customer service 24/7 at 877-650-4249 and get instructions for depositing money over the phone using a debit or credit card.

There are five choices for putting money on an inmate's books that may be used for paying an inmate's Bond or Bail.

Check with Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles by calling (901) 377-4500 prior to paying a bond online as this is being rolled out to different facilities slowly.

1. Commissary money in the form of a money order may be mailed to:
AdvancePay Service Department
P.O. Box 911722
Denver, CO 80291-1722

2. You may use cash or credit/debit cards at any time by using the kiosk located in the front lobby.  The fee for the use of the ATM is generally $1.50 per transaction for cash and 10% fee for credit/debit cards.

3. Commissary money can also be added to an inmates account at any time using any of these methods online.

4Cash deposits to ConnectNetwork are now available at 26,000 retail locations nationwide including Walmart, ACE, Kmart, Kroger, and more. You’ll start the payment process online in your ConnectNetwork account, then complete your transaction with cash at a participating local retail store. Plus, many of these stores are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Find a retail store near you.

5. You can call customer service 24/7 at 877-650-4249 and get instructions for depositing money over the phone using a debit or credit card.

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Inmate Visitation

How Do You Visit an Inmate in the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles? What is the Schedule?

Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles ON-SITE VISITATION SCHEDULE

201 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 377-4500

  • Visits are 30 minutes.
  • You must be on the inmate's visitor list.
  • The actual visitation times may depend on the inmate and their housing location. Call (901) 377-4500 and get your inmate's times and make an appointment to visit.
  • Inmates are allowed one visit per week.
  • A maximum of 2 guests are allowed per inmate.
  • Visitors must have a government issued photo ID.
  • Dress professionally with non-revealing clothing.

ON SITE VISITATION SCHEDULE - ALWAYS CALL (901) 377-4500 TO CONFIRM VISITATION SCHEDULE!

DAY TIMES
SUNDAY 9:00AM - 11:00AM
2:00PM - 4:00PM
MONDAY 9:00AM - 11:00AM
2:00PM - 4:00PM
6:00PM - 8:00PM
TUESDAY 9:00AM - 11:00AM
2:00PM - 4:00PM
6:00PM - 8:00PM
WEDNESDAY 9:00AM - 11:00AM
2:00PM - 4:00PM
6:00PM - 8:00PM
THURSDAY 9:00AM - 11:00AM
2:00PM - 4:00PM
6:00PM - 8:00PM
FRIDAY 9:00AM - 11:00AM
2:00PM - 4:00PM
6:00PM - 8:00PM
SATURDAY 9:00AM - 11:00AM
2:00PM - 4:00PM

Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles offers Video Visitation for Inmates using the Services of GTL, aka ViaPath Techologies

In order to schedule and then visit an inmate using GTL you need to first register with GTL.

Next Steps:

  • Register yourself and all visitors.
  • Select Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles
  • Select your inmate.
  • Schedule your preferred time for the visit.

For at-home video visits: Sign in to the visitation scheduling site 15 minutes prior to your scheduled visit. Test your connection, and follow the steps to start your visit.
For on-site video visits: Arrive at the facility at least 15 minutes prior to check-in. A valid photo ID is required. 

All your questions can be answered after you register, at the Frequently Asked Questions page, or call 855-208-7349 during the following hours:
6AM – 4PM MST Monday – Friday, or 
7AM – 4PM MST Saturday – Sunday

Costs for Visits are subject to change but generally run less than $10.00 for a 30 minute visit.
Payment can be made with Visa, Mastercard debit, credit or gift cards.

How to Arrange Video Visitation with Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles Inmates

Follow these instructions to schedule and then visit an inmate using GTL.

  • Register yourself and all visitors.
  • Select Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles
  • Select your inmate.
  • Schedule your preferred time for the visit.

For all the information you need to know regarding scheduling, cost, rules, tips and guidelines of inmate visits at the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles, check out our Visit Inmate Page.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles’s Inmate Visitation Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call (901) 377-4500 for further assistance.

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Remote Video Visitation

Can I Use My Computer or Phone to Have a Remote Video Visit with an Inmate in the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles?

Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles offers Video Visitation for Inmates using the Services of GTL, aka ViaPath Techologies

In order to schedule and then visit an inmate using GTL you need to first register with GTL.

Next Steps:

  • Register yourself and all visitors.
  • Select Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles
  • Select your inmate.
  • Schedule your preferred time for the visit.

For at-home video visits: Sign in to the visitation scheduling site 15 minutes prior to your scheduled visit. Test your connection, and follow the steps to start your visit.
For on-site video visits: Arrive at the facility at least 15 minutes prior to check-in. A valid photo ID is required. 

All your questions can be answered after you register, at the Frequently Asked Questions page, or call 855-208-7349 during the following hours:
6AM – 4PM MST Monday – Friday, or 
7AM – 4PM MST Saturday – Sunday

Costs for Visits are subject to change but generally run less than $10.00 for a 30 minute visit.
Payment can be made with Visa, Mastercard debit, credit or gift cards.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles’s Video Remote Visitation Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call (901) 377-4500 for further assistance.

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Inmate Money Accounts

How Do You Deposit Money for an Inmate in the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles?

There are five choices for putting money on an inmate's books that can be used for communication services:

1. Commissary money in the form of a money order may be mailed to:
AdvancePay Service Department
P.O. Box 911722
Denver, CO 80291-1722

2. You may use cash or credit/debit cards at any time by using the kiosk located in the front lobby.  The fee for the use of the ATM is generally $1.50 per transaction for cash and 10% fee for credit/debit cards.

3. Commissary money can also be added to an inmates account at any time using any of these methods online.

4. Cash deposits to ConnectNetwork are now available at 26,000 retail locations nationwide including Walmart, ACE, Kmart, Kroger, and more. You’ll start the payment process online in your ConnectNetwork account, then complete your transaction with cash at a participating local retail store. Plus, many of these stores are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Find a retail store near you.

5. You can call customer service 24/7 at 877-650-4249 and get instructions for depositing money over the phone using a debit or credit card.

Depositing Money for Communicating with an Inmate

How to Make a Deposit for Phone, Email or Visitation using GettingOut.com

Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles uses GettingOut for some or all of its communication services with an inmate.

If you want to deposit money using this company for your use or your inmate's account, there are four ways to do it:

  • Online - They accept all major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
  • At the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles using the kiosk in the jail lobby - (cash, debit or credit card) NOTE - Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles may require identity verification so bring your driver’s license or some other form of ID.
  • By phone by calling 866-516-0115 - They have bi-lingual operators are standing by 24 hours 7 days a week to assist you with your deposit. Major credit cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
  • By using their app, either Android or iphone. - All credit cards mentioned above are accepted.

For all the information you need to know, including tips, guidelines and warnings about depositing money in a Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles inmate's account for communication services, check out our Send Money page.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles’s Inmate Money and Trust Fund Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call (901) 377-4500 for further assistance.

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Inmate Phone Contact

How Do I Receive Phone Calls from an Inmate in the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles?

How Do You Communicate with an Inmate in the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles by Phone

Follow these instructions on how to open an account with GTL Connect Network (aka Viapath Technologies)

  • Advance Pay - This phone account allows you to prepay so that your inmate can call you (and only you) whenever he/she wants and the cost of each call is deducted from your balance. You can even be notified by text when your balance gets low. You still have the option of accepting or rejecting each call.
  • Pin Debit  -  This option allows you to fund an inmate's commissary account and lets him pay for phone calls to you and others with the money. You will have no control over who your inmate calls.
  • Voicemail  -  You can leave a secure voicemail without having to contact the facility. When you call the local phone number for a facility offering Inmate Voicemail (call Customer Service at 877-650-4249 to get the local voicemail number for Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles, you will be informed of the cost for leaving a message. To leave your message, simply select the inmate by ID number. Then, record your voicemail.

For full instructions on the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles Inmate Phone System, what the costs are, how it works, and tips and guidelines on rules, regulations and saving money on calls, check out our Inmate Phones Page.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles’s Inmate Phone Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call (901) 377-4500 for further assistance.

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Mailing an Inmate

How do I Mail an Inmate in the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles, and what can I send them?

Postcards
The Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles allows inmates to receive pre-metered postcards like the type purchased from the post office. They may also allow certain photo postcards as long as they have not been tampered with or contain images that may be considered to be obscene or violent in nature.
Envelopes
The Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles may also allow regular postcards and envelopes to be mailed to inmates as well, however more and more jails are no longer allowing envelopes or paper letters due to concern about paper being dipped into liquefied drugs like methamphetamines and cocaine and then mailed into secure facilities.
To confirm that the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles still allows letters in envelopes call (901) 377-4500 or view the Inmate Mail Instructions.
Newspapers
Local or national newspapers may also be mailed to the inmate as long as they are mailed directly from the newspaper publisher.
Magazines
News, special interest or sports magazines may also be mailed to an inmate as long as they are shipped directly from the publisher. Any magazines that contain profanity, weapons, pornography or other content that is adult in nature will be confiscated by the jail staff and will NOT be delivered to the inmate.
Books
Most jails allow books to be mailed directly to the jail from a reputable source such as AmazonBarnes & Noble or Books-A-Million. You can order them directly from your computer and have them shipped to the inmate at the address above.
Books must NOT contain images or content that are considered excessively violent, pornographic or obscene. Any book that does not meet the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles standards will be disposed of.
Hard cover books will not be accepted by the jail due to their potential to be used as a weapon.
To confirm that the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles continues to allow books to be mailed by a third party publisher or bookseller, call (901) 377-4500.
Care packages
Care packages are pre-chosen items packaged together and sent to the inmate from a third-party vendor. They can include clothing, snacks and seasonal items.
When a jail allows the inmate to receive Care Packages they must come directly from an approved company that specializes in serving the inmates of jails.
Call (901) 377-4500 to see if the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles participates in a Care Package program and if so, how to purchase one.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles’s Inmate Mail Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call (901) 377-4500 for further assistance.

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Inmate Commissary

Can I purchase Commissary Online for an Inmate in the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles, and what can I purchase?

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles’s Commissary Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call (901) 377-4500 for further assistance.

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Texting and Emailing an Inmate

How Can I Communicate with an Inmate in the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles using an Online Messaging Service?

Emailing and Texting Messages, Photos & Videograms

Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles contracts with GTL GettingOut, the same service that handles Inmate Phone Systems and Video Visitation, for sending secure messages and photos between you and your inmate.


If you are not already registered, do so here, or Log in.

Then use the Facility Finder to:
1.  Select Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles,
2. Add your inmate to your list of contacts,
3. Add a credit or debit card to cover your costs.

How Messaging Works
Watch this video on how to send a message.
1.
  Messages can be up to 500 characters long, including punctuation. At the bottom of your message there is a 'character countdown' feature.  
2. After you click the “CONTINUE” button, you can review the cost to send your message to your inmate. You can also attach credits for your inmate to reply to your message.  Be sure to accept the Terms and Conditions and click the “SEND” button for your message to be successfully delivered to your inmate.

How Uploading Photos Works
Watch this video on how to upload a photo.
1.
  Select the Photos Tab.
2. Select “Take New Photo” or “Upload New Photo”.
3. Take a new photo with your webcam, or select "Choose File" to upload a photo from your computer.
4. Give your photo a Title or add it to the "Gallery" of your choice.
5. Select the "Share" button.
6. Select your inmate(s) and then select "Share".
7. Once the photo is approved, it will be shared with your inmate(s).

Customer Service Questions
'Online' Contact Form, or
Call   866-516-0115

How to Communicate with an Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles Inmate by Mail and by Email

To mail or email an inmate in Shelby County follow these steps:

When mailing a letter or postcard to an inmate, please follow these instructions:

  • All mail sent to an inmate at the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles must include the sender's name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.
  • All mail must include the facility's address, as well as the inmate's name and assigned number.
  • Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and your letter destroyed.
  • The Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles has a zero-tolerance policy regarding mail violations. 
  • All the information you need to understand mail and email policies can be found on our Inmate Mail Page and our Text/Email an Inmate Page.

Emailing Messages & Photos

Facility_name_1} contracts with GTL GettingOut, the same service that handles iInmate Phone Systems and Video Visitation, for sending secure messages and photos between you and your inmate.
 
If you are not already registered, do so here, or Log in.

Then use the Facility Finder to:
1.  Select Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles,
2. Add your inmate to your list of contacts,
3. Add a credit or debit card to cover your costs.

  • Messages can be up to 500 characters long, including punctuation. At the bottom of your message there is a 'character countdown' feature.  
  • After you click the “CONTINUE” button, you can review the cost to send your message to your inmate. You can also attach credits for your inmate to reply to your message.  Be sure to accept the Terms and Conditions and click the “SEND” button for your message to be successfully delivered to your inmate.
  • You can also send your Shelby County inmate photos and videos.

Customer Service Questions
'Online' Contact Form, or
Call   866-516-0115

Go here to this FAQ to get answers to how the transition to ViaPath from GTL and gettingout will affect your account.

All the information you need to understand mail and email policies for Shelby County can be found on our Inmate Mail Page and our Text/Email an Inmate Page.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles’s Text and Email Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call (901) 377-4500 for further assistance.

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Inmate Tablets

Do Inmates in the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles have Access to Tablets or Computers?

Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles allows inmates access to tablets to use for the services provided by 'gettingout'.


The devices are similar to common handheld tablets, but are made exclusively by GettingOut, a GTL / Viapath company.
Tablets offer specialized content and services for inmates to use during their stay at Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles, such as:

  • Music
  • Books
  • Games
  • Education
  • News
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Read mail and messages
  • Video visits

-  Free services are already available for use on the device at Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles.
-  Subscription services are funded separately by family and friends with deposits made into an inmate’s Debit Link account.
-  Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles Inmates will then be able to purchase subscription services and premium content to enjoy.

What Does a Tablet Cost?

  • Tablet devices include some services and the content is free.
  • The subscription services require additional funding.
  • There may be multiple options such as 7-day or 30-day subscriptions.
  • Costs are dependent upon the available services and what the Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles charges.

To estimate costs for phone calls, sign in to your account and click “Rate & Fees Calculator” in the footer (bottom of the page) or call 866-516-0115 for assistance.

How Inmates Can Use a Tablet to Access Services at Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles

To find out how to get access to a tablet for inmate read the following:

1.  First, Register or Sign In to GettingOut/GTL

2.  Purchase the services you want for your Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles inmate.
3. All inmates have free access to the tablets to read their letters from family & friends, but there are many other services available to keep your inmate busy while incarcerated... such as Games, Books, Music and Movies. These other services come with fees that you can pay for when you pay for phone service.

To learn more about Tablet Rentals for inmates, including the cost, all the services available and everything else you need to know, check out our Tablet Rental Page.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles’s Tablet Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call (901) 377-4500 for further assistance.

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Other Jails in Shelby County

What are the other City and County Jails in Shelby County?

Shelby County County Jails
Shelby County City Jails
Shelby County Juvenile Facilities
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Other Jails Nearby

What are the other Jails in the Neighboring Counties surrounding Shelby County?

Shelby Crittenden Marshall DeSoto Fayette Tipton
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Search for an Inmate in Shelby County

This facility, known as "Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles" is also known as Criminal Justice Complex, Shelby County Jail-Violent Juveniles, Tennessee, Shelby.