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SCAM ALERT issued for Shelby County residents

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has received a report of a new scam that is circulating in our area. The caller is stating he is with the Lions Club International Grant Fund. The caller will tell you that you have won a large sum of money but in order to obtain it,...

House Check Program available to Shelby County residents

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) is pleased to announce our House Check Program. “We got the idea to implement this service to the citizens of Shelby County after seeing that other surrounding counties were doing it,” stated Sheriff Kevin W. Windham. “We are...

May monthly report from the SCSO

For the month of May, our office answered a total of 704 calls for service. A total of 88 arrests were made for the county. My deputies made 48 traffic stops; and from those stops, 21 warnings and 26 citations were issued; one stop also resulted in an arrest. Our...

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,...