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Knox County Detention Facility
5001 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Knox County Detention Facility, call the jail at 865-281-6700 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Knox County.

For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.

If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.


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About the Knox County Detention Facility

The Knox County Detention Facility, located in the city of Knoxville, in Knox County, Tennessee is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 19280 Bookings, with a daily average of 964 Inmates and a staff of 241.
Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Knox County Detention Facility are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Knox County Detention Facility are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Knox County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Knox County Detention Facility also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money,
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates
When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Tennessee State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

Knox County Detention Facility

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Tennessee Knox 964


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

5001 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

Adult Court: 865-215-2173

Adult Probation: 865-215-3979

District Attorney: 865-215-4253

Juvenile Court: 865-215-6546

Juvenile Probation: 865-215-3979

Public Defender: 865-594-6169

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Name of Inmate, IDN, Unit #, Pod Assignment
Knox County Sheriff’s Detention Facility
5001 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918


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