They may not be directly connected to the internet, but inmates at Knox County Jail either currently, or may soon be able to be able to rent tablets within the jail that allow them to have access to the following services and information:
The availability of tablets may seem like something that inmates who are serving time do not deserve, but here are some of the benefits for inmates in Knox County:
To send a secure email message to an inmate in Knox County Jail follow these steps:
For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Knox County Jail check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Knox County.
To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Knox County do the following:
1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.
2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.
To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Knox County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.
To send a text or email message to a Knox County inmate, do the following:
Knox County Jail uses Securus eMessaging for Inmate Email.
Register here. (You are already registered if you signed up with Securus for 'Phone' or 'Remote Visitation' in Knox County or any jail or prison in the country).
1. Sign up for eMessaging
2. Find your Knox County inmate.
3. Purchase a book of Securus ‘stamps’.
4. Type & Send message.
For all Knox County information for sending secure messages to an inmate in Knox County Jail, including instructions, video examples, fees, limits, tablet rentals and more, check out out Text/Email an Inmate Page.
To schedule and set up a visit, either at-the-jail or remotely from your home, follow these instructions:
To get more complete instructions, and understand visit lengths, times, locations, fees and all the other rules including children, dress codes and more, check out or Visit Inmate Page.
NOTE: All visits are recorded and whatever you say and do will be monitored. It is best to never discuss sensitive information regarding your inmate's pending case.
To send commissary money to an inmate in Knox County Jail follow these steps:
For all information on how to Send Money to an inmate's account check out our full money and commissary guide for Knox County Jail.