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The Cocke County Jail is located in Tennessee and houses adult inmates who have been charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes. All inmates in custody are currently awaiting trial or serving out their sentence. The facility houses an average of 100 inmates.

Cocke County Jail
358 East Main Street
Newport, TN 37821
Phone: 423-623-6239
Lobby Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Josh Hartsell, Chief of Corrections
Email: [email protected]

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Cocke County Jail
358 East Main Street
Newport, TN 37821

Inmates can receive commissary to purchase hygiene, food and entertainment products. Money can be deposited onsite, online or over the phone. There is a kiosk in the lobby of the jail to add money onsite. A state issued ID is required. Money can also be deposited by visiting the SmartDeposit webpage or by calling 866-394-0490.

For other inmate and visitation information, contact the jail.

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Cocke County Sheriff Information

The Cocke County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency located in Tennessee. The office is composed of 32 law enforcement personnel and 5 dispatchers. The office has 6 divisions including administration, patrol, corrections, communications, court services and school resources.

Cocke County Sheriff’s Office
111 Court Ave.
Newport, TN 37821
Phone: 423-623-6004
Fax: 423-623-4523

Armando Fontes, Sheriff
John Carrell, Chief Deputy
Derrick Woods, Administrative Captain

Cocke County is located on the eastern border of Tennessee. The county covers a total of 443 square miles and has a population of 36,000. There are 5 cities in the county: Newport, Cosby, Del Rio, Parrottsville and Hartford. Newport is the county seat. The mayor of Cocke County is Crystal Ottinger.

2018 Violent Crime Rate Cocke County – 207
Data Source: Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program

Cocke County Public Records Information

Public records are available through the Cocke County Archivist. Record requests can be submitted in person, by email or mail.

Chris Hoaglan, Archives Director
Cocke County Archives
360 East Main St
Newport, TN 37821
Phone: 423-465-3023
Email: [email protected]
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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