Shelby County Division of Corrections

Contact Name:

James Coleman

Contact Email:


1045 Mullins Station Rd Memphis, 38134


As Shelby County employees of the Division of Corrections, we follow the mandates of the courts and laws of Tennessee related to the incarceration of inmates in a cost-effective manner that ensures the safety of the citizens of Shelby County. We encourage the rehabilitative process through a variety of programs that provide opportunities for a more productive life upon release. We are responsive to the needs of stakeholders requiring our services, including elected officials, internal customers, and citizens of Shelby County. We strive to accomplish our purpose and goals through the development of well-trained staff, guided by competent and capable leaders. 

Monday- Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Educational Resources:

Drug and alcohol recovery
Mental health
Religious interaction
Work release