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Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff
315 East Main Street
Hartsville, TN 37074

615-374-2114

The Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff is the main jail in Trousdale County Tennessee. While the police in the cities and towns in Trousdale County can arrest and detain offenders, the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff is the facility that is accredited by Tennessee to hold inmates for more than 72 hours.

The Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff, located at:
315 East Main Street
Hartsville, TN 37074 
can be reached 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 615-374-2114.

The main reason that people call 615-374-2114 is to find out if a particular person is in custody, although you can look up an inmate online by going here. You can also get answers to whatever questions about an inmate, and the services for Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff that you may have by clicking on any of the questions below:

How to search for an inmate?
Can you look up an inmate’s mugshot?
How do you look up an offender’s criminal charges, bond or inmate number?
How do you visit an inmate?
What are the visitation hours?
Can you visit inmates in Trousdale County by video from home?
How do you get phone calls from an inmate?
Can you send mail, books, or newspapers to an inmate?
How do you send an inmate money?
Does Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff have inmate commissary?
Can an inmate receive and/or send email or text messages?
Do inmates in Trousdale County have access to computers or tablets?
How do you pay an inmate’s bail or bond?

Every year the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff has approximately 880 bookings, with a daily average of 44 inmates and maintains control of the facility with a staff of 11.

Inmates in this jail range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape, and murder. Therefore, given the mix of potentially dangerous inmates, the security level is very high. 

The Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff is equipped with a state-of-the-art locking system, closed circuit cameras covering every area where inmates are located, and jail staff that utilize a communication system that keeps each of the guards and civilian staff in constant contact. 

Guards that circulate in the same general area of the inmates are armed with eye-blinding mace that will turn an inmate having a violent outburst into a weeping child. They also carry stun weapons, short clubs, flashlights that have dual use as both a light source and as a weapon, and handcuffs. Guards at entrances and in areas not frequented by inmates are armed with various firearms. The goal of such tight security is to keep both the staff and the inmates safe.

For other jails in Trousdale County, jails in neighboring counties, and local police jails and juvenile detention centers for young offenders under age 18 in this county, click here.

Unlike the Tennessee Department of Corrections, where inmates are sent once convicted of a crime and sentenced to a period of more than a year, the Trousdale County Jail System is populated by short-term offenders; those who have just been arrested and awaiting to be bonded out by friends or family, those who cannot afford or get bailed and are awaiting trial, or those who have already been convicted of a crime and sentenced to a term of less than one year. Many of the latter inmates become ‘workers’, who can reduce their sentence by performing jail maintenance or working in the kitchen. An upside to being a worker is they also get paid a small stipend so when they get released, they have a few dollars in their pocket.

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Tennessee Department of Corrections 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 Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff. 

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

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

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

How inteleMESSAGE Works

  • The Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff inmate must contact you first in order to activate messaging for your account.
  • Once an inmate has messaged you, you are then able to visit the Pay Tel website, log in, read and respond to his or her messages. 
  • When you log in and follow the inteleMESSAGE™ link, you will be asked if you want to accept messages from your Trousdale County inmate. If you accept, you will then be able to read any inmate message that has been sent to you.

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


 

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

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

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


 

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

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

  • Go to JailATM, choose Tennessee, then choose Trousdale 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 Trousdale 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 Trousdale 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 Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Trousdale County.


 

How to Deposit Money Online for an Inmate in Trousdale County

To deposit money online for an inmate in Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff follow these steps:

  • Register to open an account, or Sign In to JailATM, a service that acts as a bank for inmates in Trousdale County.
  • After registering and signing in, select 'Send Money Now'.
  • Choose Tennessee, then choose Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate.
  • Input an amount to deposit to your inmate in Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much money you can send your inmate in Trousdale County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914.

For all information, tips and procedures for sending money to an inmate in Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff, or depositing money at the jail, over the phone or by mail, check out our Send Money Page for Trousdale County.


 

How to visit an inmate in Trousdale County Tennessee using Video Visitation or visiting an inmate at the jail

To visit an inmate in Trousdale County follow these steps:

  • In addition to visiting inmates at the jail, Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff uses a video visitation service called iWebVisit.com.
  • In order to visit with your inmate online or at the Trousdale County Jail Video Kiosk, you must first register with iWebVisit.
  • Registering is free.
  • Next, select “Choose A Facility” and then select Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff. This will become your “Default” facility each time you log in.
  • Next, Click “Schedule a Visit” and enter your inmate's name and inmate number.
  • Select either “Visit Now” or “Schedule Visit Later” and choose an available date and time.
  • After your visit payment is processed, you may begin visiting your inmate in Trousdale County at your scheduled time. 

Who do you contact if you are having any problems arranging the remote video visit of an inmate in Trousdale County?
Call iWebVisit support at 775-434-8748. They are available 7 Days a week (5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. PST / 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. EST)

For full instructions on all the benefits of using IC Solutions to visit a Trousdale County inmate, visiting an inmate at the jail itself, rates, policies, rules, dress codes, bringing children, attorney and clergy visits and more, go to our official Visit Inmate Page. 


 

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

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

  • Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff 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 Trousdale 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 Trousdale 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 Trousdale County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

Third Party Jail Inmate Services for Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff

Communication and Monetary Services for Family and Friends of Inmates

Gone are the days where Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff supervised their own phone system, mail system, visitation, commissary and inmate money deposit systems. Jails throughout the United States are now partnering with high tech companies to provide and manage these servives for them and the jail in Trousdale County is no different.

Everything from video calls, to messages to visitation, and even digital mail and money deposits can be done from your home computer or personal device. Inmates in Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff, if they don't already, will soon have their own personal tablets for watching movies, TV shows, access to educational and and legal information, and more.

As Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff adds these services, JAILEXCHANGE will add them to our pages, helping you access the services and answering your questions about how to use them and what they cost.

You can check out this information now by going to the: Family Info page, Visit Inmate page, Inmate Mail page, Inmate Phone page, Send Money page, Inmate Bail page, Mugshots page, Text/Email an Inmate page, Commissary page, Remote Visits page, or the Tablet Rental page. 

Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Tennessee Trousdale 44


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

315 East Main Street
Hartsville, TN 37074


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

615-374-1101

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
c/o Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff
315 East Main Street
Hartsville, TN 37074


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff in Tennessee?
There are 44 inmates in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff in Tennessee. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff in Tennessee every year?
In 2021, a total of 880 offenders were booked into the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff in Tennessee. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff.

How many people work at the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff in Tennessee?
The Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff maintains a staff of approximately 11. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. Tennessee law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff in Tennessee have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff in Tennessee has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at 615-374-2114 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a Tennessee prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff in Tennessee?
The Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff address and phone number is: 315 East Main Street
Hartsville, TN 37074. Their phone number is 615-374-2114. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff?
Call 615-374-2114 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the Trousdale County Jail & Sheriff.

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