Sheriff's Training Center
The Shelby County Sheriff's Office Training Center is located at 543 McDow Road in Columbiana, Alabama. It was opened in October 2002 and is a state of the art 5800 square foot facility which houses a conference room, fitness room, a computer lab and a large classroom. Also located at this site is a 24 lane computerized pistol range with night firing capabilities, a 200 yard/10 lane automated rifle range, and a multi-use shotgun range.
The Training Center is used for in-service training and is made available to outside law enforcement agencies upon request. You may request the use of the Training Center by contacting the Training Coordinator at (205) 669-8884.
There are several courses available to citizens. These classes are listed below. For more information, click on the course topic.
Our training staff has developed courses in response to the high volume of requests from citizens regarding firearms classes for the public.
The Shelby County Citizens Sheriff's Academy provides you with an opportunity to experience the real world of law enforcement and what it is like to be a Sheriffs Deputy.
Engage in a women's self defense course.
Camp Journey is a partnership between the Shelby County Sheriff's Office, Shelby County Board of Education, and COMPACT 2020, with the goal of developing values and learning.