In person visits are currently suspended until further notice. Kiosk visitation is available in the lobby visitation booth between 8:00 am to 3:20 pm Monday - Friday.



For the safety and security of the facility, we do not conduct any Releases or Bonding between the following hours:

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. all bonds must be made at the Bullitt County Judicial Center. Weekends, after hours, and during Judicial Center closures, bonds may be made at the detention center. At the detention center, bonds can be made by going to the door marked 118 located to the right of the two large garage doors.

Personal Recognizance (ROR) - Your personal recognizance, provided that you promise to appear at all scheduled hearings, trials, or otherwise as required by the Court.

Unsecured Bond or Surety Bond - An unsecured appearance bond from you or your surety to be forfeited should you fail to appear as required by the Court. Surety’s must be a KY resident with a valid Drivers License or KY ID, be at least 18 years of age, employed, have no pending/convicted felony charges, and cannot be the Defendant/Co-Defendant in the case.

Partially Secured Bond - Cash bail secured by cash deposit of 10% of the deposit (but no less than $5) will be retained if you are found guilty and the court determines you have performed the conditions of your release. The entire cash bond will be forfeited should you fail to appear as requested by the court.

All payments of bonds must be in cash with exact change. Bonds over $10,000.00 cash or above and Property Bonds will have to be made in the Circuit/County Clerk's office depending on case.

Weekenders - Anyone sentenced to serve weekends must pay all fees in full at time of booking. Pending on days sentenced will apply to fees.

Circuit Work Release - Fees will be paid weekly with no exceptions.

District Work Release - Fees will be paid weekly with no exceptions.


Bullitt County Detention Center will not accept any property from visitors.


GED & Adult Education

  • Enrollment Testing
  • Progress Testing
  • Pre-GED Testing
  • GED Testing

National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)

Substance Abuse Program (SAP)
Women's Substance Abuse Program (SAP)

AA/NA (Alcohol Anonymous & Narcotics)

Religious Services

Reach Program

Bullitt County Extension Office

  • Parenting Classes
  • Gardening Classes
  • Healthy Eating Habits

Jefferson Community & Technical College (Bullitt County Adult Education)

  • Education, GED
  • Jobs, Education & Finances

Kentucky Career Training Center (Kentuckiana Works)

  • Employment search & opportunities


  • Deposit funds to an Inmate's account using the Kiosk located in the front lobby 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Cash and Credit Card accepted
  • To make a payment online, go to, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • To make a payment over the phone, call 1-800-622-8166, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Any problems or concerns call 1-800-622-8166.
  • Money orders accepted throught the mail only.

Medical Services


Provided 7 days a week / 24 hours per day.



All mail is subject to be read and inspected, with the exception of privledged mail. All mail must be in a plain envelope with no other markings except the address and stamp. Incoming mail shall be sent to, Inmates Name at Bullitt Co. Detention Center, 1671 South Preston Hwy, Shepherdsville, Ky. 40165. Any mail found to be unacceptable will be returned to sender. Inmates are allowed 4 pictures per month. Only photos up to the size of 4x6 on photography paper shall be accepted. If an excess of photographs are found in inmates possesion they will be removed and placed in property.

Inmate Phones


The inmate phone system is through Combined Public Communications. If the person you are calling has a question or trouble with the phone they should call them directly at 1-877-998-5678.

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