USA  /  Tennessee  /  Shelby County Jail has 1,420 interviews from ex-inmates. Share your story
Find Shelby County Jail inmates...

Jail Layout

Interview with DL.Bliss, Keith, Michelle and Roxy

JM: How many different blocks were there?
DL.Bliss: there are 6 floors (i think) and about 12 blocks on each floor.
Keith: Theres a total of 9 blocks
Michelle: for the female there is one building with a few cell blocks
Roxy: Alpha building b c d g h i main building

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
DL.Bliss: they are lettered a, b, c, d, etc...
Keith: A b c d e g h i aoc main frame
Michelle: a thru f block. i do not remember.
Roxy: Charlie building C g building mental health alpha building for visiting

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
DL.Bliss: i'm not sure.
Keith: A was library b was young people c was gang members d theraputic e was trouble people g mentally ill h drug i drug aoc lower security risk people main frame high risk people
Michelle: do not remember
Roxy: I was in b building where mostly aggravated charges are more terrible charges are in the main building lower securitu levels are in open dorms east and west wings buildings

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
DL.Bliss: most of the inmates were there to help night the talking can become irritating.
Keith: All buildings are the same but some dorms are not cleaned the same or smell different or different rules aplly frustrating is what it is actually nothing is nice about the blocks but the clean ones really some have vending machines and micowaves and some just dont at all its terrible
Michelle: no
Roxy: Some blocks like mental health are great blocks because of microwaves more activites better cleaner environment happier people aoc was east and west wing for workers they got vending machines microwaves main building got nothing really but a hard time from what i saw and gym later curfews but nothing

Read about telephone access in the Shelby County Jail

comments powered by Disqus