Responsibilities & Services

The Bailiffs Department provides various services for Juvenile Court. As the law enforcement command center, bailiffs monitor the security of the entire court 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 Bailiffs 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.