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Chaplaincy branch added to SCSO

Sheriff Kevin W. Windham has added the Shelby County Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Services (SCLECS) branch to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. The SCLECS branch provides spiritual and emotional support to the department’s staff and their families. The chaplains in...

SCSO seeking information regarding burglary

Leah Chase, SCSO Public Relations The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred on /around April 18 on County Road 2932 in Shelbyville. The suspect(s) gained entry into the home through a window and pried open a safe and removed numerous...

TSCRA seeking information on stolen UTV

Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest or indictment of person(s) responsible for a stolen 2021 Polaris Ranger 1000 4×4 north of Timpson. The UTV is green and has side-by-side single row seating...

Sheriff Windham invited to speak at local business men’s meeting

The Tenaha Business Men’s Association invited Sheriff Kevin W. Windham to be the guest speaker at their meeting held Weds., April 8. Sheriff Windham gave an update on things happening at the SCSO and spoke about plans for the office in the months to come. The SCSO...

Sheriff Windham attends training at SHSU

Shelby County Sheriff Kevin W. Windham recently completed an extensive training course at the Correctional Management Institute of Texas, a division of Sam Houston State University. One of only 18 jail administrators chosen from across Texas, Sheriff Windham...

Sheriff’s Association memberships being accepted

Memberships into the Sheriff’s Association of Texas (SAT) are being mailed out through their headquarters in Austin. The SAT is one of the oldest law enforcement associations in the nation.  The Sheriffs' Association of Texas met for the first time on August 14,...

April proclaimed National Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Shelby County Children’s Advocacy Center (SCCAC) is observing National Child Abuse Prevention Month during the month of April to raise awareness of child abuse and neglect, and create strong communities to support the strengthening and healing of abused children...

SCSO releases statement on Bennett arrest

Shelby County Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the arrest of Matthew Thomas Bennett, 37, of Beckville. On March 25, 2021 SCSO at approximately 2:17 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a residence on Chalk Street in Joaquin in reference to a burglary of a habitation....

Telecommunications position available at the SCSO

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for Telecommunicators (911 Dispatchers). Telecommunicators are responsible for dispatching law enforcement, fire and EMS providers to emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance. This career field is...

SCSO accepting applications

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for Correctional Officers. Applicants must be U.S citizens, have a high school diploma and a clear background. Applicants must be able to pass a drug screen and have basic computer knowledge.Must be...