Shelbyville, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Shelbyville is a city in Shelby County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.01 square miles (10.39 sq. km). The City of Shelbyville had a population of approximately 4,700 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Shelbyville, Illinois is Jeff Johnson. Jeff Johnson can be contacted at (217) 774-2221 and by email at

Jeff Johnson, Mayor
Shelbyville City Mayor’s Office
City of Shelbyville
Shelbyville City Hall
143 E. Main St.
Shelbyville, IL 62565
Phone: (217) 774-2221

Shelbyville City Mayor

Shelbyville, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2010 Shelbyville: 175.1; U.S. Average: 223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009 Shelbyville: 97.7; U.S. Average: 238.0

Facts about crime in Shelbyville, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Shelbyville is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.51 daily crimes that occur in Shelbyville.
  • Shelbyville is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shelbyville you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shelbyville has decreased by 6%.

Shelbyville, Illinois Police Station Information

Shelbyville Police Department

The Shelbyville Police Department has 7 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 5,100 people.

David Tallman, Chief of Police
Shelbyville Police Department
120 S. Morgan St.
Shelbyville, IL 62565
Phone: (217) 774-2141

Shelbyville Police

Shelbyville, Illinois City or County Jail Information

The City of Shelbyville is located in Shelby County. Therefore, we listed the county jail and inmate visitation information for Shelby County.

Shelby County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Shelby County Jail
151 N. Morgan St.
Shelbyville, IL 62565
Phone: (217) 774-3941
Fax: (217) 774-2851
Email: (Admin)

Shelby County Jail Visitations Hours:

Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Inmates whose last names begin with the letters A-M)
Wednesday, Friday or Saturday, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Inmates whose last names begin with the letters N-Z)

Shelby County Jail

Police Records Request in Shelbyville, Illinois

We have not found police records information on the Shelbyville Police Department website. Instead, police records can be obtained from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office during normal business hours. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable FOIA Request form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Robert McCall, FOIA Officer
Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
151 N. Morgan St
Shelbyville, IL 62565
Phone: (217) 774-3941
Fax: (217) 774-2851

Shelby County FOIA Request
Shelby County Sheriff

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