Prison Rape Elimination Act – PREA

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PREA Logo 2The Shelby County Jail has established a “Zero Tolerance” for inmate sexual assault/abuse and will make every effort to provide all inmates with a safe, humane and secure environment, free from the threat of sexual assault/abuse and staff sexual misconduct/harassment. View the policy

All incidents of the Shelby County Jail staff sexual misconduct/harassment shall be reported to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Detectives at (937) 494-2101. You may also contact Shelby County Victims Services at 937-498-7400 for any inmate sexual assault or abuse. You may also send an email to All allegations will be taken seriously and investigated thoroughly. If it is determined that a false report has been filed, criminal charges can be filed against the accuser.

Data Review
In compliance with Section 115.389 of the PREA Standards, the Shelby County Jail will make all aggregated sexual abuse data readily available to the public at least annually.