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Washington County Detention Center
114 W. Jackson Blvd
Jonesborough, TN 37659

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Washington County Detention Center, call the jail at (423) 753-1701 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Washington County Detention Center.

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 Washington County Detention Center

The Washington County Detention Center, located in the city of Jonesborough, in Washington County, Tennessee is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 11560 Bookings, with a daily average of 578 Inmates and a staff of 144.
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 Washington County Detention Center 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 Washington County Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Washington County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Washington County Detention Center 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.

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Washington County Detention Center

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Washington 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 Washington 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 Send a Secure Email Message to an Inmate in Washington County
 

To send a secure email message to an inmate in Washington County Detention Center follow these steps:

  • Register with Inmate Sales, the company that handles inmate messaging in Washington County, by creating an account.
  • Select Tennessee, then select Washington County Detention Center, 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 Washington 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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For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Washington County Detention Center check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Washington County.


 

How Do Inmates in Washington County Detention Center Make Phone Calls?

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

  • Washington County Detention Center 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 Washington 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 Washington County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

How Do You Visit an Inmate in Washington County Detention Center?

Other than 'at the jail' visits between you and your inmate at Washington County Detention Center, which is explained and outlined in detail on our Visit Inmate Page, Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington County Detention Center
  • Select 'New Purchase'
  • Choose Washington County Detention Center 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 Washington County, can be found on our Visit Inmate Page.

Washington County Detention Center Phone: (423) 753-1701


 

How to Send Money to an Inmate in Washington County

To send commissary money to an inmate in Washington County Detention Center follow these steps:

  • Register with correctpay by creating an account.
  • Select Tennessee, then select Washington County Detention Center, 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 Washington County Detention Center 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 Washington County Detention Center.


 

How to Send Commissary Money to an Inmate in Washington County

To send commissary money to an inmate's account in Washington County Detention Center follow these steps:

You can deposit money four different ways:

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

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


 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for Washington County Detention Center General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about Washington County Detention Center?... or how to find an Inmate, and then how to to communicate with them when you do locate them?

We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions people always ask us in order to help you find this information.... so keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page to get your questions answered. But if you still have questions and the answer is not on any of the other pages linked from the green buttons at the top of the page, call the facility at (423) 753-1701.

Washington County Detention Center

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Tennessee Washington 578


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

114 W. Jackson Blvd
Jonesborough, TN 37659


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

(423) 926-5493

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
114 W. Jackson Blvd
Jonesborough, TN 37659


EMAIL

[email protected]


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Washington County Detention Center in Tennessee?
There are 578 inmates in the Washington County Detention Center 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, Washington County Detention Center 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 Washington County Detention Center.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Washington County Detention Center in Tennessee every year?
In 2021, a total of 11560 offenders were booked into the Washington County Detention Center 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 Washington County Detention Center.

How many people work at the Washington County Detention Center in Tennessee?
The Washington County Detention Center maintains a staff of approximately 144. 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 Washington County Detention Center in Tennessee have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Washington County Detention Center in Tennessee has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Washington County Detention Center. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Washington County Detention Center 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 (423) 753-1701 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 Washington County Detention Center in Tennessee?
The Washington County Detention Center address and phone number is: 114 W. Jackson Blvd
Jonesborough, TN 37659. Their phone number is (423) 753-1701. 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 Washington County Detention Center.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Washington County Detention Center, 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 Washington County Detention Center inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Washington County Detention Center. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Washington County Detention Center. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Washington County Detention Center. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Washington County Detention Center. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Washington County Detention Center. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Washington County Detention Center.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Washington County Detention Center?
Call (423) 753-1701 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Washington County Detention Center. 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 Washington County Detention Center.

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