Knox County Jail

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Knox County Jail Information

The Knox County Jail is a 215 bed jail in the city of Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee. You can call them 24 hours a day for inmate information at 865-342-9620.

Offenders arrested for misdemeanors and felonies in this county are brought here for booking and processing, and if their crime requires it, are incarcerated until they are either bonded out, are released from custody on their own recognizance, or are ordered to remain in custody until the disposition of their trial.

You can also use the inmate search tool to see this facility's roster of those who have been arrested and are still in custody.

Those who are found guilty and sentenced to a term of less than one year, will do their time in this county. Those sentenced to longer terms will be sent to either the Tennessee State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

This page provides information on how to search for an inmate in the official jail roster, or by calling the facility at 865-342-9620, directions to the facility, and inmate services such as the visitation schedule and policies, funding an inmate's account, mailing them a letter, receiving phone calls from an inmate, voicemail, emailing and texting, tablet rentals, bail bond instructions, and commissary purchases.

It's always a good idea to find out and save the inmate's jail ID number or booking number as you may need this for sending mail or other communication needs. If you can't locate it online, you can call the Knox County Jail at 865-342-9620 to get it.

Phone: 865-342-9620

Physical Address:
400 Main Street
City-County Building
Knoxville, TN 37902

Mailing Address (personal mail):
Inmate's Full Name & IDN, Unit #, Pod Assignment
Knox County Sheriff’s Detention Facility
5001 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

Mailing Address (legal mail or subscriptions):
Inmate's Full Name & IDN, Unit #, Pod Assignment
Knox County Sheriff’s Detention Facility
5001 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

Other Jails and Prisons

How Do You Find Someone in the Knox County Jail?

To search for an inmate in the Knox County Jail, review their criminal charges, the amount of their bond, when they can get visits, or even view their mugshot, go to the Official Jail Inmate Roster, or call the jail at 865-342-9620 for the information you are looking for. You can also look up a Knox County offender's Criminal Court Case online, or any offender that was arrested in the state of Tennessee.

Tennessee also keeps a public database of all their felony offenders.

Knox County Jail Inmate Search

The Knox County Jail maintains an average of 215 offenders in custody on any given day. The Knox County Jail has a monthly turnover of 40% of their inmate population, another 30% turnover every 90 days, another 20% every six months, and approximately 10% stay incarcerated between six and twelve months. Every year Knox County law enforcement agencies arrest and detain approximately 25,980 offenders.

The following charts of Knox County inmate population demographics are updated daily. The information shown is for today. For research purposes we have broken down the inmates by sex, age, ethnicity, and criminal charges.

The information is compiled from the Knox County Corrections Department, the state of Tennessee Department of Corrections, as well as the United States Department of Justice and Census Bureau records. It represents every person in custody in Knox County.

For complete information on how to get directions, bond, visit, mail, send and receive email and texts, receive phone calls, and send money or commissary to an inmate, find arrest information for Knox County and other counties surrounding this one, scroll down this page. We have a section for each.

We also provide photos of the jail that we have collected over the years.

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About the Knox County Jail

Knox County Jail provides housing to inmates, both male and female, throughout Knox County after they are arrested and while they await their trial.

The facility is operated by the local Sheriff’s Office, who are also responsible for the other two locations, the Knox County Detention Center and the Work Release Center.

The Knox County Jail provides a safe and secure location for inmates to undergo booking and assessment, after which they are provided a court date and assigned to a housing location.

Several programs are provided to residents in addition to medical care and mental health care, including AA/NA, parenting classes, money management and budgeting, life skills classes for child support, getting a driver license, peer counseling and support groups, and many others.

Recreation is also provided, and inmates will have access to activities to be enjoyed alone or in groups, thus improving social skills and keeping inmates active.

Mail is permitted and suggested, with books being sent directly from the publishers to:

Inmate's Full Name & IDN, Unit #, Pod Assignment
Knox County Sheriff’s Detention Facility
5001 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

... and personal mail to:

Inmate's Full Name & IDN, Unit #, Pod Assignment
Knox County Sheriff’s Detention Facility
5001 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

Each piece of mail is checked for contraband to protect the safety of the jail, and phones are also monitored during calls which are all outgoing.

Visits are arranged online and will occur Sunday through Friday and are arranged by housing unit. All visits will occur between 8am and 2pm or 3pm and 6pm. 

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Recent Bookings & Arrests

How do I find out if someone has been arrested and booked into the Knox County Jail?

To find out if someone you know has been recently arrested and booked into the Knox County Jail, call the jail’s booking line at 865-342-9620.

There may be an automated method of looking them up by their name over the phone, or you may be directed to speak to someone at the jail. Sometimes the jail staff may ask you the offender’s date of birth to ensure privacy of the offender’s status.

Keep in mind that after an arrest, the information on an offender may not be publicly available for several hours.

If you don’t want to check up on an offender by calling the jail, you can also try looking up people recently booked online.

Knox County Jail Booking Roster

What happens during booking in Knox County?

After being arrested and taken into custody, and after being read their Miranda Rights, an offender will next be transported to the local police or department or the Sheriff’s Department in Knox County for booking.

Booking is very involved and requires multiple steps in the process, however, keep in mind that most attorneys will advise that an offender remain silent and not offer any additional information about the crime they have been arrested for because anything they do say may be recorded and may very well be used against them in court.

What is the booking process like at the Knox County Jail?

Booking includes having their photo (mugshot) and fingerprints taken, as well as being asked a lot of questions about their personal history and state of mind. If it’s a serious felony, their DNA may also be taken. They will also be checked for warrants in Knox County and other Tennessee and USA jurisdictions.

If the offender was arrested for a DUI offense, and has refused a breathalyzer test, they may also be forced to have blood drawn by a doctor or nurse.

It is also very likely that the offender will undergo a humiliating full body search while in the nude. This includes bending over, spreading their cheeks in the direction of an officer, and coughing. They will also be walked through a metal detector or x-ray machine, like those used at an airport.

What kind of questions are asked during booking?

The arresting jurisdiction will ask about gang affiliations, tattoos, medical conditions, prescribed medication they are taking, recreational drugs they are on or addicted to, allergies, if they are suicidal, and other relevant information that will help with determining their cell assignment and special needs.

What happens to an offender’s personal property during booking?

During the arrest and booking process an offender will also have all their personal property confiscated and held for either their release from jail, or with the offender’s approval, released to a friend or family member.

Personal property includes the clothing they are wearing, money, wallets, purses, cell phones, jewelry, body rings, earrings, watches, and even glasses if they are deemed a security risk. If they are allowed to keep their shoes or sneakers, the laces are removed.

What happens after booking?

At this point the offender will be allowed to make a free phone call to a person of their choice to notify them of their arrest, and/or arrange a bond or bail for their release.

If the offender is being detained and housed while awaiting arraignment, the Knox County Jail will provide a jail garment and slip-on shoes, a blanket, sheets, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, and a towel.

Often, before they are dressed in the jail outfit and brought to their housing location, they will be forced to take a shower and undergo a disinfectant treatment for body and hair lice, scabies or other pests that may be residing on their person.

How long does the Knox County Jail Booking process take?

Booking can take anywhere from an hour to 24 hours or more. It all depends on the number of people that are awaiting processing, the number of staff on duty at the time, and the behavior of the offender.

If the offender is heavily intoxicated and/or violent, the Booking Officer may decide to stick the offender in a holding cell for several hours until they become more manageable.

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Directions / Map to the Knox County Jail
Inmate Bail and Bonding

Knox County Jail uses the services of correctpay (aka JailFunds) for you to deposit money so that your inmate can bond himself out.


You can deposit money four ways:

Cost to Send Money

To deposit between $1.00 and $300.00 the fee ranges from $1.50-$2.95, plus an additional 5%. *Rates are subject to change.

Examples:  

  • Deposit $100.00, your fee will be as high as $7.95 - Your inmate will receive $92.05.
  • Deposit $300.00, your fee will be as high as $17.95 - Your inmate will receive $282.05.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Paying an Inmate's Bond Online in Knox County

Knox County Jail uses a service called correctpay for paying an inmate's Bail Bond online for an inmate.

Register with them online or call them at 855-836-3364 for assistance.

You can deposit money four ways:

  • Deposit online at correctpay.com.
  • Deposit at the correctpay kiosk in the Knox County Jail lobby.
  • Deposit over the phone 24/7 at 855-836-3364
  • Deposit through their iOS or Android app.

For full information on paying an inmate's bond and getting them released after they have been arrested in Knox County, check out our Inmate Bail Page.

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Inmate Visitation

How Do You Visit an Inmate in the Knox County Jail? What is the Schedule?

Knox County Jail Inmate Video Visitation Schedule & Registration
Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility

Visits for both the Knox County Jail & the Detention Facility are held here at the Detention Facility.
4900 Maloneyville Rd. Knoxville, TN 37918

865-342-9620

  • The first thing you must do is register with CorrectPay to be able to schedule any visits.
  • Inmates are allowed two scheduled visits per week.

ON SITE VIDEO VISITATION -
COUNTY JAIL INMATES ONLY

INMATE
HOUSING
DAY TIMES
A - SIDE
1st & 3rd
SUN 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE
2nd & 4th
SUN 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE
1st & 3rd
SUN 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE
2nd & 4th
SUN 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE MON 8:00AM-2:00PM
B - SIDE MON 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE TUE 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE TUE 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE WED 8:00AM-2:00PM
B - SIDE WED 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE THU 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE THU 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE FRI 8:00AM-2:00PM
B - SIDE FRI 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE SAT 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE SAT 8:00AM-2:00PM


REMOTE VIDEO VISITATION -
COUNTY JAIL INMATES ONLY

INMATE
HOUSING
DAY TIMES
A - SIDE
1st & 3rd
SUN 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE
2nd & 4th
SUN 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE
ALL
SUN 6:00PM-9:00PM
B - SIDE
1st & 3rd
SUN 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE
ALL
SUN 6:00PM-9:00PM
B - SIDE
2nd & 4th
SUN 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE MON 8:00AM-2:00PM
B - SIDE MON 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE MON 6:00PM-9:00PM
A - SIDE TUE 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE TUE 6:00PM-9:00PM
B - SIDE TUE 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE WED 8:00AM-2:00PM
B - SIDE WED 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE WED 6:00PM-9:00PM
A - SIDE THU 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE THU 6:00PM-9:00PM
B - SIDE THU 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE FRI 8:00AM-2:00PM
B - SIDE FRI 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - Side FRI 6:00PM-9:00PM
A - SIDE SAT 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE SAT 6:00PM-9:00PM
B - SIDE SAT 8:00AM-2:00PM

Knox County Jail uses the services of correctpay.com (aka JailFunds) for you to schedule and visit your inmate via remote video visitation.


You can ‘video visit’ your inmate one of three ways:

  • Visit from your home computer.
  • Visit from the correctpay VendEngine Kiosk in the jail lobby.
  • Visit by using the JailFunds iphone or Android app

Go here to begin the process to schedule a visit.

What is the cost to do remote video visitation?
Paid Remote Visits
Having a remote visit from your Home or app, the cost of each 20-25 minute ‘friends and family remote visit’ will be approximately $7.95 plus tax.
FREE Remote Visits
Visitors can also choose to come to the jail and video chat with an inmate via the JailFunds/VendEngine kiosk in the lobby. The video visit on-site at the jail is FREE.

You can deposit money four different ways:

  • Deposit online at correctpay.com
  • Deposit at the correctpay VendEngine kiosk in the Knox County Jail lobby.
  • Deposit over the phone 24/7 at 855-836-3364
  • Deposit through their iOS or Android app.

Attorney Visits only!  < (Lawyers, go here)

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Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Knox County Jail’s Inmate Visitation Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 865-342-9620 for further assistance.

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Remote Video Visitation

Can I Use My Computer or Phone to Have a Remote Video Visit with an Inmate in the Knox County Jail?

Knox County Jail Inmate Video Visitation Schedule & Registration
Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility

Visits for both the Knox County Jail & the Detention Facility are held here at the Detention Facility.
4900 Maloneyville Rd. Knoxville, TN 37918

865-342-9620

  • The first thing you must do is register with CorrectPay to be able to schedule any visits.
  • Inmates are allowed two scheduled visits per week.

ON SITE VIDEO VISITATION -
COUNTY JAIL INMATES ONLY

INMATE
HOUSING
DAY TIMES
A - SIDE
1st & 3rd
SUN 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE
2nd & 4th
SUN 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE
1st & 3rd
SUN 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE
2nd & 4th
SUN 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE MON 8:00AM-2:00PM
B - SIDE MON 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE TUE 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE TUE 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE WED 8:00AM-2:00PM
B - SIDE WED 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE THU 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE THU 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE FRI 8:00AM-2:00PM
B - SIDE FRI 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE SAT 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE SAT 8:00AM-2:00PM


REMOTE VIDEO VISITATION -
COUNTY JAIL INMATES ONLY

INMATE
HOUSING
DAY TIMES
A - SIDE
1st & 3rd
SUN 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE
2nd & 4th
SUN 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE
ALL
SUN 6:00PM-9:00PM
B - SIDE
1st & 3rd
SUN 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE
ALL
SUN 6:00PM-9:00PM
B - SIDE
2nd & 4th
SUN 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE MON 8:00AM-2:00PM
B - SIDE MON 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE MON 6:00PM-9:00PM
A - SIDE TUE 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE TUE 6:00PM-9:00PM
B - SIDE TUE 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE WED 8:00AM-2:00PM
B - SIDE WED 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - SIDE WED 6:00PM-9:00PM
A - SIDE THU 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE THU 6:00PM-9:00PM
B - SIDE THU 8:00AM-2:00PM
A - SIDE FRI 8:00AM-2:00PM
B - SIDE FRI 3:00PM-6:00PM
B - Side FRI 6:00PM-9:00PM
A - SIDE SAT 3:00PM-6:00PM
A - SIDE SAT 6:00PM-9:00PM
B - SIDE SAT 8:00AM-2:00PM

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Knox County Jail’s Video Remote Visitation Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 865-342-9620 for further assistance.

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Inmate Money Accounts

How Do You Deposit Money for an Inmate in the Knox County Jail?

You can deposit money four different ways:

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to Send Money to an Inmate in Knox County

To send commissary money to an inmate in Knox County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with correctpay by creating an account.
  • Select Tennessee, then select Knox County Jail, and then the inmate you want to send money to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to send, and input your payment method.
  • You can deposit money four ways:
  • Deposit online at correctpay.com.
  • Deposit at the VendEngine kiosk in the Knox County Jail lobby.
  • Deposit over the phone 24/7 at 855-836-3364
  • Deposit through their iOS or Android app.

For all information on how to Send Money to an inmate's account, what the fees are, how long it takes to hit their account and more, check out our full money and commissary guide for Knox County Jail.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Knox County Jail’s Inmate Money and Trust Fund Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 865-342-9620 for further assistance.

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Inmate Phone Contact

How Do I Receive Phone Calls from an Inmate in the Knox County Jail?

Knox County Jail uses the services of correctpay.com (aka JailFunds) for you to deposit funds into your inmate’s account so that they can purchase phone calling time from this jail’s inmate phone calling service.

You can deposit money four different ways:

Cost to Send Money
To deposit between $1.00 and $300.00 the fee ranges from $1.50-$2.95, plus an additional 5%. 
*Rates are subject to change.

Examples:  

  • Deposit $100.00, your fee will be as high as $7.95.  Your inmate will receive $92.05.
  • Deposit $300.00, your fee will be as high as $17.95.  Your inmate will receive $282.05.

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24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364
Frequently Asked Questions

How Do Inmates in Knox County Jail Make Phone Calls?

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

  • Knox County Jail uses the services of IC Solutions.
  • Register with them online or call them at 888-506-8407
  • Agents are available 24 hours a day, and speak both English & Spanish.
  • Services for Knox County inmates and their families and friends include Collect Calling, PIN Debits, Purchasing Calling Cards, Voicemail & Prepaid calls.  In addition, IC Solutions provides secure messaging, sending photos, video phone calls and online deposits for inmates and their families in Knox County.
  • Although rates are subject to change, they generally run about $0.21 per minute for phone calls.

Note: All your calls with an inmate are recorded, stored and shared with law enforcement if the conversation deals with your case or any criminal activity. Anything communicated can be used against you or your inmate in court.

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

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Knox County Jail’s Inmate Phone Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 865-342-9620 for further assistance.

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Mailing an Inmate

How do I Mail an Inmate in the Knox County Jail, and what can I send them?

Postcards
The Knox County Jail allows inmates to receive pre-metered postcards like the type purchased from the post office. They may also allow certain photo postcards as long as they have not been tampered with or contain images that may be considered to be obscene or violent in nature. Black or blue ink. Return Address required.

Envelopes
The Knox County Jail also allows envelopes to be mailed to inmates. Envelopes must be white. Black or blue ink. Return Address required.
If you are sending a money order or cashier's check to your inmate, pay it to the order of: Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility In Care of: (Inmate’s Name and IDN).

 

All letters should be mailed to:

Inmate's Full Name & IDN, Unit #, Pod Assignment
Knox County Sheriff’s Detention Facility
5001 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918


Newspapers
Local or national newspapers may also be mailed to the inmate as long as they are mailed directly from the newspaper publisher.

Magazines
News, special interest or sports magazines may also be mailed to an inmate as long as they are shipped directly from the publisher. Any magazines that contain profanity, weapons, pornography or other content that is adult in nature will be confiscated by the jail staff and will NOT be delivered to the inmate.

Books
The Knox County Jail allows books to be mailed directly to the jail from Penguin Random House, Harper Collins, Simon & Schuster, Scholastic, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Workman, John Wiley & Sons, Dover, Candlewick, WW Norton, Chronicle, Tindale House and SureShot Books. You can order them directly from your computer and have them shipped to the inmate at the address above.
Books must NOT contain images or content that are considered excessively violent, pornographic or obscene. Any book that does not meet the Knox County Jail standards will be disposed of.
Hard cover books will not be accepted by the jail due to their potential to be used as a weapon.To confirm that the Knox County Jail continues to allow books to be mailed by a third party publisher or bookseller, call 865-342-9620.

All books, magazines and newspapers should be mailed to:

Inmate's Full Name & IDN, Unit #, Pod Assignment
Knox County Sheriff’s Detention Facility
5001 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918


Care packages
Care packages are pre-chosen items packaged together and sent to the inmate from a third-party vendor. Knox County Jail has packages you can purchase from correctpay.com.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Knox County Jail’s Inmate Mail Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 865-342-9620 for further assistance.

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Inmate Commissary

Can I purchase Commissary Online for an Inmate in the Knox County Jail, and what can I purchase?

Knox County Jail uses the services of correctpay.com (aka JailFunds) for you to deposit funds into your inmate’s account so that they can purchase Commissary and/or Gift Packs from this jail’s commissary service.



You can deposit money four different ways:

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to Send Commissary Money to an Inmate in Knox County

To send commissary money to an inmate's account in Knox County Jail follow these steps:

You can deposit money four different ways:

  • Deposit online at correctpay.com.
  • Deposit at the VendEngine kiosk in the Knox County Jail lobby.
  • Deposit over the phone 24/7 at 855-836-3364
  • Deposit through their iOS or Android app.

24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364
Frequently Asked Questions

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

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Knox County Jail’s Commissary Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 865-342-9620 for further assistance.

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Texting and Emailing an Inmate

How Can I Communicate with an Inmate in the Knox County Jail using an Online Messaging Service?

Knox County Jail uses the services of jailfunds.com (aka JailFunds) for you to deposit funds into your inmate’s account so that you and they can purchase secure email messaging services from this jail’s e-messaging service.

You can deposit money four different ways:

  • Deposit online at correctpay.com.
  • Deposit at the VendEngine kiosk in the Knox County Jail lobby.
  • Deposit over the phone 24/7 at 855-836-3364
  • Deposit through their iOS or Android app.

Go directly here to start the process to send a message

Uploading photos to Inmate’s email
Make sure the file size is less than 5MB.
Also make sure your file is a .jpg, .jpeg or .gif.

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24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364
Frequently Asked Questions

How Do Inmates in Knox County Jail Make Phone Calls?

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

  • Knox County Jail uses the services of IC Solutions.
  • Register with them online or call them at 888-506-8407
  • Agents are available 24 hours a day, and speak both English & Spanish.
  • Services for Knox County inmates and their families and friends include Collect Calling, PIN Debits, Purchasing Calling Cards, Voicemail & Prepaid calls.  In addition, IC Solutions provides secure messaging, sending photos, video phone calls and online deposits for inmates and their families in Knox County.
  • Although rates are subject to change, they generally run about $0.21 per minute for phone calls.

Note: All your calls with an inmate are recorded, stored and shared with law enforcement if the conversation deals with your case or any criminal activity. Anything communicated can be used against you or your inmate in court.

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

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Knox County Jail’s Text and Email Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 865-342-9620 for further assistance.

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Inmate Tablets

Do Inmates in the Knox County Jail have Access to Tablets or Computers?

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Knox County Jail’s Tablet Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 865-342-9620 for further assistance.

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Other Jails in Knox County

What are the other City and County Jails in Knox County?

Knox County County Jails
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Other Jails Nearby

What are the other Jails in the Neighboring Counties surrounding Knox County?

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