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Knox County Detention Facility

Knox County Detention Facility, TN Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: October 19, 2021
State
Tennessee
Type
County Jail
Location
5001 Maloneyville Road, Knoxville, TN, 37918
County
Knox County
City
Knoxville
Postal Code
37918
Phone Number
865-281-6700
Official Website
http://www.knoxsheriff.org/jail/

Knox County Sheriffs Office - Aviation Division

Address
2701 Spence Place, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37920
Phone
865-577-7193

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About Knox County Detention Facility

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The Knox County Detention Facility is an all adult inmate facility. The Knox County Detention Facility is a medium-security facility in Knoxville, Tennessee.

The Knox County Detention Facility received and released inmates daily. Most of the inmates have either just been arrested or they are going through their trial.

The Knox County Detention Facility serves the entire county. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is the agency responsible for overseeing the day to day operations at the Knox County Detention Facility.

All inmates in the Knox County Detention Facility are over the age of 18. No juveniles will be brought here.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Looking to keep an inmate spirits up while they are in the Knox County Detention Facility? You can send them a letter. Inmate’s love receiving letters.

Letters can be sent to the Knox County Detention Facility. All incoming and even all outgoing mail will be examined by the Knox County Detention Facility prison staff.

You should know that you need to follow the mail guidelines to the letter. If you fail to follow the mail guidelines that is set forth for you, your mail will not reach the inmate and will be discarded or sent back to you.

Sending Money

Inmates, while they are in the Knox County Detention Facility, will need funds to purchase items from the commissary or to fund their phone account.

There will be two ways you will be able to deposit money into an inmate's account.

The first way is to go down to the Knox County Detention Facility. This will only work if you are local to the facility. You will need to have a money order in hand. The Knox County Detention Facility will not accept cash or checks.

The second way is to mail a money order to the Knox County Detention Facility, if you do not live in proximity.

Keep in mind that money orders should be made out to the Knox County Detention Facility and have the inmates name on it.

Phone calls

The Knox County Detention Facility contracts with the CityTeleCoin for their phone service.

To ensure the inmate can call you, you will need to create an account. You will also need to put money on their phone account.

You will be responsible to keep funds in the phone account. If the account runs low or out of funds, the inmate will not be allowed to make any more phone calls home.

All calls from the Knox County Detention Facility will be limited to 15-minutes and the calls will be monitored and recorded.

Visitation

Live local to the Knox County Detention Facility? Want to visit an inmate in the Knox County Detention Facility? You can come on down Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am to 6 pm. Visitation does not happen on Saturdays and Sundays.

Prior to visiting an inmate, you will need to have your government issued. If you are bringing a juvenile under the age of 16, you will need to accompany them for the duration of your visit. They will never be allowed to be left alone under circumstances. You need to be with your child the entire duration you are in the visiting area.

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

Location
5001 Maloneyville Road, Knoxville, TN, 37918
Phone Number
865-281-6700

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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