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The Grainger County Detention Center is a medium-security facility 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 has a capacity of 104 inmates.

Grainger County Detention Facility
270 Justice Center Drive
Rutledge, TN 37861
Phone: 865-828-3613

How to Send Mail to an Inmate

Inmates are allowed to receive mail sent through the U.S. Postal Service. Mail will be opened and searched for contraband, in exception of legal document mail.

Mail can be sent to:

Inmate Name, Inmate Number
PO Box 65
Rutledge, TN 37861

Money can be added to an inmate commissary account over the phone, online or by using the kiosk in the jail lobby. To add money over the phone, call 1-866-394-0490. Online deposits can be made using the 3rd party website, Smart Deposit.

Visitation Hours

Visitation is available onsite or online. Online visitation is scheduled and accessed through a 3rd party company, City TeleCoin.

Onsite Visitation:
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Onsite visitation is on a first come, first served basis.

The Grainger County Detention Facility updates their inmate roster every 24 hours. All inmates in the facility are listed in alphabetical order by last name. The inmate’s race, sex, date of birth and arrest date are listed on the roster. The public can also see the inmate’s charges and bond information.

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Grainger County Sheriff Information

The Grainger County Sheriff’s Department is a law enforcement agency located in Rutledge, Tennessee. The department provides law enforcement and civil services. The department is composed of different divisions including administration, patrol, corrections, communications and criminal investigations. The department employs 53 full-time personnel.

James Harville, Sheriff
Grainger County Sheriff Department
270 Justice Center Dr, Suite 105
PO Box 5
Rutledge, TN 37861
Phone: 865-828-3613
Fax: 865-828-8802
Non-Emergency Dispatch: 865-828-3337
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Grainger County is located in north central Tennessee. The county covers a total of 302 square miles and has a population of 23,320. There are 5 cities in the county: Rutledge, Blaine, Bean Station, Washburn and Thorn Hill. The county seat is Rutledge. The county mayor is Mike Byrd.

2018 Violent Crime Rate Grainger County -36
Data Source: Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program

Grainger County Public Record Information

Public records are available through the Grainger County Government. Record requests must be made to the public record request coordinator in person or by mail. All record requests must be submitted in writing. The request coordinator has 7 business days to respond to the request. Anyone requesting public records must present a copy of a Tennessee state-issued ID.

Angie Lamb, County Clerk/Public Records
8095 Rutledge Pike, Suite 103
PO Box 116
Rutledge, TN 37861
Phone: 865-828-3511
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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