Knox County Jail, TN Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Knox County Jail

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The Knox County Jail is a medium-security detention center located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Knox County Jail is operated locally by the Knox County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing.

The mission at Knox County Jail is to prepare and promote the offender for release into society. The goal is that each inmate will never return to prison, but instead live successful lives. Knox County Jail offers its inmates many programs including substance abuse programs, educational programs, work-release programs, and religious programs.

Knoxville - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Knox County Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN, 37902

  • Phone

    865-281-2476, 865-281-2484

  • Capacity

    215

  • City

    Knoxville

  • Postal Code

    37902

  • State

    Tennessee

  • Country

    Knox County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Knox County Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN, 37902

  • Phone

    865-281-2476, 865-281-2484

  • Capacity

    215

  • Country

    Knox County

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

The Knox County Jail publishes its arrests online. To search for an inmate, search for him or her on the Knox County Sheriff’s Department official website.

You will find the following information about each inmate:

  • Inmate's Full Name

  • Age

  • Date of Birth

  • Bail amount

  • Projected Release Date

  • Location

  • Booking Date

  • Charges

  • Arresting Agency

  • Mugshots

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates at Knox County Jail may receive only metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4" x 6" as mail. Writing must be in pencil or blue or black ink. Any other mail will be returned to the sender.

If no return address is available, unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate's locker until the inmate's release.

When addressing the envelope to an inmate, use the following format:

Inmate’s full name
Inmate’s Cell Location and Number
Knox County Jail
400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN, 37902

Magazines and books may be sent to an inmate if they are directly from the publisher.

Sending Money

If you would like to send money to an inmate at Knox County Jail, you can either send money orders or cashier’s checks. These can be dropped off at the jail or you can send them in the mail at the address listed below:

Knox County Jail
400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN, 37902

Make sure you have your inmate’s full name on the cashier’s check or money order.

Phone Calls

The Knox County Jail inmates are not allowed to receive phone calls, but they may make phone calls. The calls are limited to 15-minutes, and the call will be terminated when the 15 minutes are over.

Inmates at Knox County Jail can make outgoing phone calls through SECURUS Technologies using an inmate debit. Another option is to make collect calls. Inmates are only be allowed to call those who have a landline, so they may not call anyone who is using a cell phone.

The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible all the fees that are associated with the collect call.

Visitation Rules

Knox County Jail has two options for visitations: online or on-site. All visits are by appointment only and may be scheduled 24 hours in advance.

Online Visits

Inmates in the Knox County Jail can visit with friends or family at the jail’s video visitation center or remotely (At-Home) via the internet.

Each inmate is allowed two 30-minute visits per week at the visitation center. Each online visit costs $5.00.

On-site Visits

Before you are allowed in the Knox County Jail’s visitation area you will need to show either your driver’s license, state identification card, or your United States Passport.

You will need to put all of your personal belonging in your vehicle, including cell phones and bags.

You are only allowed to visit inmates in the Knox County Jail during the hours listed above. Remember that visiting is a privilege and not a right. You can call 865-281-2476, 865-281-2484 for more information on visitation.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Sunday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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