Shelby County Sheriff

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The Shelby County Sheriff upholds the duties of Sheriff for Shelby County on behalf of the State of Alabama. The sheriff is charged chiefly with preserving the peace by enforcing the laws of the state, executing orders of the courts, keeping a jail and quelling uprisings. In these duties the Sheriff is enabled by law the right of posse comitatus (the power of the county), to call citizens into service in times of emergency.

This is a list of sheriffs of Shelby County:

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