The Davidson County Criminal Justice Center
in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Davidson County Criminal Justice Center
are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The men, women and juveniles being held in the Davidson County Criminal Justice Center
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Davidson County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Tennessee Prison
or Federal Prison System
Inmates in the Davidson County Criminal Justice Center
are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.
The other jail facilities in Davidson County, Tennessee are: Davidson County - Hill Detention Center
, Davidson County Correctional Center - Female
, Davidson County Correctional Center - Male
, Davidson County Offender Re-entry Center
, Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility
. In addition, Davidson County houses the following juvenile facilities: Davidson County Juvenile Detention Center
, Davidson County Woodland Hills - Juvenile Detention
, Davidson County Youth Development
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Davidson County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Davidson County Criminal Justice Center
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Davidson County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
Davidson County Criminal Justice Center Inmate Search
Davidson County Jail
448 Second Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37201
Inmate’s name, OCA number
PO Box 196383
Nashville, TN 37219-6383
The Criminal Justice Center houses both medium and maximum security inmates. The CJC processes over 50,000 arrests each year. If you have any questions about an inmate or contacting an inmate call 615-862-8123 - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.