Decatur County Jail & Sheriff Emailing An Inmate

Decatur County Jail & Sheriff

Address:
38 North East Street
P.O. Box 427
Decaturville, TN 38329

Phone:

731-852-3703

How do I Send Texts / Emails to an Inmate at Decatur County Jail & Sheriff

Decatur County Jail & Sheriff uses the services of Inmate Sales to allow text messaging communication between inmates and their friends and family.

Chirping is the product name for inmate texting.  
This product allows inmates to send chirps (texts) to friends and family members.


Here's how it works:

  • First you must register, and then funds are added to the inmate's account. If you want to pay by phone, call 877-998-5678.
  • When an inmate gets the device they may send 5 free automated messages each day for the first three days of possession of the chirping device.  
  • These automated messages will inform the person the inmate Chirped who is sending the Chirps and the facility they are Chirping from.
  • It will then ask them to go to a direct link to the inmate's account on the Inmate Sales website.
  • The website will then instruct them to use a credit card to put money on the inmate's account.  

Cost of Chirping:  

  • Inmates will be charged a monthly service fee of $4.00.  Inbound and Outbound Chirps are $0.10 each.
  • If an inmate has available funds on their chirping device they will be able to chirp any cell phone and that chirp will appear to be a normal text. 
  • If you wish to stop receiving Chirps from an inmate, reply to the Chirp with STOP.

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Google Play app

 

How to Send a Secure Email Message to an Inmate in Decatur County

To send a secure email message to an inmate in Decatur County Jail & Sheriff follow these steps:

  • Register with Inmate Sales, the company that handles inmate messaging in Decatur County, by creating an account.
  • Select Tennessee, then select Decatur County Jail & Sheriff, and then the inmate you want to send your message to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to spend, and input your payment method. The funds can also be used by the inmate to send a message back to you.
  • If you want to pay by phone, call 877-998-5678.
  • NOTE: All messages between you and your inmate will be permanently recorded and seen by the staff and could be used against your inmate in court.

-  Chirping is the product name for inmate texting.  
-  This product allows Decatur County inmates to send chirps (texts) to friends and family members.
-  Inmates will be charged a monthly service fee of $4.00.
-  Inbound and Outbound Chirps are $0.10 each.

Inmate Sales Apps

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Google Play app

For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Decatur County Jail & Sheriff check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Decatur County.


 

How Do Inmates in Decatur County Jail & Sheriff Make Phone Calls?

To receive phone calls from inmates in Decatur County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:

  • Decatur County Jail & Sheriff uses the services of a company named Inmate Sales.
  • Register with them online or call them at 877-998-5678
  • Agents are available M-F from 8:00 AM - 12:00 midnight EST, Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, and speak both English & Spanish.
  • Services for Decatur County inmates and their families and friends include: Collect Calling, PIN Debit, Purchasing Calling Cards, Deposits, Messaging & Video Visitation.

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Google Play app

For all the information regarding phone calls with Decatur County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

How Do You Visit an Inmate in Decatur County Jail & Sheriff?

Other than 'at the jail' visits between you and your inmate at Decatur County Jail & Sheriff, which is explained and outlined in detail on our Visit Inmate Page, Decatur County remote video inmate visitation can be done using the services of Inmate Sales utilizing the following instructions:

In order to have a successful video visit with an inmate in Decatur County, these are the steps to follow:

  • Make sure you have a device a speaker, a camera and a connection to the internet.
  • Register with Inmate Sales.
  • Find Decatur County Jail & Sheriff
  • Select 'New Purchase'
  • Choose Decatur County Jail & Sheriff and a product (either 'Remote' or 'Onsite' Visit)
  • Enter your personal information and purchase minutes.
  • Schedule a visit.
  • Call 877-998-5678 if you have any questions.

* All the information you need to have complete knowledge about inmate visitation; policies, rules, fees, schedules, tips, dress codes, and children, lawyers and clergy visitation in Decatur County, can be found on our Visit Inmate Page.

Decatur County Jail & Sheriff Phone: 731-852-3703


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Decatur County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Decatur County Jail & Sheriff follow these steps:

  • Go to JailATM, choose Tennessee, then choose Decatur County Jail & Sheriff
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate, and then you will be prompted to Register with them to open an account.
  • Select the products you want shipped to them at Decatur County Jail & Sheriff, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Decatur County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages or sending money to an inmate in Decatur County Jail & Sheriff check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Decatur County.


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Decatur County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Decatur County Jail & Sheriff follow these steps:

  • Select Tennessee, then select Decatur County Jail & Sheriff, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with Access Securepak, for Decatur County.
  • Choose the inmate and the products you want shipped to them, and input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Decatur County at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in Decatur County Jail & Sheriff check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Decatur County.


 

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Decatur County Jail & Sheriff

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Decatur 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 Decatur 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.


 

How to Schedule and Visit an Inmate in Decatur County Jail & Sheriff

To schedule and set up a visit, either at-the-jail or remotely from your home, follow these instructions:

  • Register and/or log in.
  • Select Decatur County Jail & Sheriff, then your inmate.
  • Review the days, available hours and the cost of remote and on-site visits in Decatur County.
  • Schedule your visit.

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.