Captain Clyde Dortch
Bailiff's Department Manager
Lieutenant William Kendrick
616 Adams Ave.
Ph: (901) 405-8475
24 hours a day,
7 days a week
The Bailiff's Department provides various services for Juvenile Court. As the law enforcement command center, bailiffs monitor the security of the entire court 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide employees, visitors, and court associates with a secure environment.
Bailiffs also respond to all emergencies that arise in the vicinity of Juvenile Court. Other services rendered by the Bailiff's Department include:
- Maintaining courtroom decorum
- Safe transporting of juveniles and adults to other correctional and detention facilities
Bailiffs work with a certification of special deputy status issued by the Shelby County Sheriff's Office