Detention Services Bureau
Our mission is to provide a safe and secure environment while protecting public safety.
Goals & Objectives
The goals and objectives of the Detention Services Bureau are to:
- Allow no escapes from secure detention
- Develop programs that will provide positive exposure for youth on an ongoing basis
- Increase exposure of youth in the center to area programs that may assist them
Services & ProgramsThe Detention Center Bureau is comprised of three distinct areas: Central Detention Control, Boys Detention, and Girls Detention.
We are responsible for the health, safety, care, and humane treatment of all youth under our jurisdiction, and are accountable to the people of Memphis and Shelby County. We recognize that our employees are our most important resource and are committed to the personal well-being and professional development of all employees.