Lookup Inmates in Cleveland County, North Carolina. Results May Include: Arrest Detail, Date, Agency, Type, Officer, Location, Offense Date, Description, Related Incident, Bail Amount, Bail Type, Court #, Inmate Details, Address, Jail Housing Location, Incarceration Date, Scheduled Release, Race/Gender.

Cleveland County Jail

100 Justice Place

Shelby, NC  28151


County History:   

Established in 1841, the county is named for Benjamin Cleveland who served as a colonel in the Revolutionary War.  The county seat is in Shelby NC.  

County Population:  97,047

Area Code(s):  704, 828, 980

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  Alan Norman, 704-484-4888

Deputy Sheriff:  Chief Phillip Todd

Crime Stats for Shelby:  Shelby’s violent crime rate has been over the national average each year since 2001.   

Per 1,000 residents, Shelby has 3.65 or 74 officers, which is above North Carolina’s average of 2.39

County Clerk:  Unknown:  

Inmate Search Instructions:  

Visiting Hours:   1:00 pm – 3:45 pm

  • Wednesday (Last name begins with A-M)
  • Friday (Last name begins with N-Z)

Sending mail to Inmates:  

Cleveland County Detention Center

Inmates Name

100 Justice Place

Shelby, NC 28150

Sending funds to inmates:  

Only money orders will be accepted and must be mailed separately to the address below. If anything is put in with the money order it will be returned to sender.  The money order must have the Inmate’s full name and date of birth on the money order; if not it will be returned to sender.  Send money orders to:

Inmate trust fund

PO BOX 1508

Shelby, NC 28151-1508

Money can be put on an Inmate account on an ATM in the lobby at: 407 McBrayer St, Shelby, NC 28150.  The ATM is available Mon – Fri 8 AM – 4 PM

Phone Services by Secures – Set up an account for an inmate or add $ to an existing account by calling 1-800-844-6591

Working at Cleveland County:  No information available  

Sex Offender Search:  

Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  No information available

Cleveland County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Cleveland County Probation Department
Location:408 East Marion Street, Shelby, North Carolina, 28150
Cleveland County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined170
Avg Daily Population180
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll40
Full time total employees40
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1974
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 100 JUSTICE PLACE SHELBY NC 28151

Cleveland County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201646,944
Number Employed Annual Average, 201644,372
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20162,572
Unemployment Rate, 20165.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201540,237
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Cleveland County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201418,738
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201519.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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