Jefferson County TN Detention Facility

County Jail

Last Updated: April 10, 2023
765 Justice Center Dr, Dandridge, TN 37725
Mailing Address
PO Box 1108, Dandridge, TN 37725

Jefferson Co Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

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You can support your loved ones at Jefferson Co Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 865-471-6000.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work here so that you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Jefferson Co Jail is a detention center located at 765 Justice Center Dr Dandridge, TN which is operated locally by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Jefferson County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Dandridge Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Tennessee here.

The Jefferson County Justice Center is the detention intake center for subjects arrested in Jefferson County by the Sheriff’s Department, state agencies (THP, TBI, TWRA, etc), and local police departments within the county. The local police departments include Dandridge, White Pine, Jefferson City, Banberry and New Market. All persons who are arrested in Jefferson County are processed within the Jefferson County Detention Facility.

This facility can hold a total population of 188 inmates. Corrections officers supervise each pod area providing security against escape and also the daily requirements for the inmates.

Inmates who are on work release are housed at the work release center on Industrial Park Road.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Tennessee. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Jefferson County TN Detention Facility.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

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