Administrative Division

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The Administrative Division of the Shelby County Sheriff's Office is commanded by Captain Mark Bishop. The Administrative Division is directly responsible for:

  • Acting as the public information officer
  • Civil process
  • Coordinating the hiring process
  • Managing the budget for the Sheriff on a daily basis
  • Records
  • Supervising training
  • Updating the Sheriff's web page
  • Other administrative duties that arise

Civil Process Unit

The Civil Process Unit is comprised of sworn deputies whose primary responsibility is to serve our local courts, primarily through the execution of subpoenas, summons and complaints, evictions and any other court processes. The Civil Unit serves approximately 18,000 civil papers each year to the residents and/or businesses in our county. If you are a resident of another state and need documents served in our county, please forward to us the document you need served and any special affidavit you may require. Cost for out-of-state service is $20.

Records Unit

The Records Unit is directly supervised by the records supervisor. This unit is responsible for the input of data into the records management system, as well as the management and dissemination of all reports generated by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

Training Unit

The Training Unit is responsible for the daily operation of the training facilities to include all of the firing ranges. Additionally, the training staff coordinates all internal in-service and external training obtained by both sworn and civilian employees of the Sheriff's Office. They also provide training to civilians in programs such as the Civilian Marksmanship Training class.

Community Outreach Unit

The Community Outreach Unit is responsible for engaging the community in proactive ways to foster trust and a strong bond between Law Enforcement and the citizens that we serve. This unit manages the multiple social media platforms that the Shelby County Sheriff's Office uses to send information to the public, as well as coordinates various community awareness trainings and other community outreach events.