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The Knox County Jail is a minimum to maximum 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 Corrections Division utilizes three facilities to house the inmates. Two facilities are used to house inmates of different security levels and the other facility is used to house inmates currently participating in the work release program. The Knox County Jail offers the inmates a variety of programs to assist in educating, rehabilitating and establishing habits to help prevent future incarceration.

Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility
5001 Maloneyville Rd.
Knoxville, TN 37918
Phone: 865-281-6700

Jimmy Stephens, Chief
Debbie Cox, Captain

Knox County Jail
400 W. Main St
Knoxville, TN 37092
Phone: 865-342-9620

Steve Bravo, Chief
Paul Cooper, Captain

Knox County Work Release Center
4900 Maloneyville Rd.
Knoxville, TN 37918
Phone: 865-281-6700

Robert Anderson, Captain

How to Send Mail to Inmates

Inmates are allowed to receive mail sent through the U.S. Postal Service. All mail will be searched for contraband.

If the inmate is housed in the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility, mail can be sent to:

Name of Inmate (Include IDN)
Unit Number, Pod Assignment
Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility
5001 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, Tennessee 37918

If the inmate is housed in the Knox County Jail, mail can be sent to:

Name of Inmate (Include IDN)
Unit Number, Pod Assignment
Knox County Jail
400 W. Main St
Knoxville, TN 37092

If the inmate is housed in the Knox County Work Release Center, mail can be sent to:

Name of Inmate (Include IDN)
Unit Number, Pod Assignment
Knox County Work Release Center
4900 Maloneyville Rd.
Knoxville, TN 37918

Commissary can be added to an inmate’s account online or at the jail. Deposit ATMs are located in the lobby of the Roger D Wilson Detention Facility and the Knox County Jail. Deposits can be made online by visiting the Correct Pay website.

Visitation Hours

All inmates housed within the Knox County Corrections Department are allowed visitors. All visitation will take place at the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility.

Inmates at the Knox County Jail can receive 2 30 minute visits per week. Visitation for inmates housed at the Knox County Jail is based on what unit the inmate is housed in. Visitation Hours for inmates incarcerated at the Knox County Jail is as follows:

A Side Unit

Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
1st and 3rd Sunday of the month: 8a.m to 2 p.m.
2nd and 4th Sunday of the month: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

B Side Unit

Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
1st and 3rd Sunday of the month: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
2nd and 4th Sunday of the month: 8a.m to 2 p.m.
Inmates at the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility can receive 2 30 minute visits per week. Visitation for inmates is based on what unit the inmate is housed in. Visitation Hours for inmates incarcerated at the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility is as follows:

7 days a week: 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Inmates at the Knox County Work Release Center can receive 2 30 minute visits per week. Visitation is 7 days a week from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The Knox County Corrections Division provides an inmate roster to the public. The roster lists the current inmates housed at all of the facilities in alphabetical order by their last name. The roster includes the inmate’s name, mugshot, charges, identification number in the jail and the set bond amount.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has a specific division for tracking fugitives with criminal warrants. The team’s objective is to locate and apprehend fugitives and return them to the jurisdiction of the courts. If the public has any information on fugitives within Knox County, they can contact the tip line at 865-215-2442.

Police, incarceration, incident and crash reports are available through the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. Record requests must be submitted in person.

KCSO Support Services
400 W Main St
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: 865-215-2243

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Knox County Sheriff Information

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency located in Knoxville, Tennessee. The office is composed of 8 divisions including corrections, operations, investigations, judicial supervision, special forces, support, technology and training. The office is responsible for providing law enforcement, aiding in emergency situations, serving warrants and civil processes papers, keeping peace in the courts and more.

Tom Spangler, Sheriff
Bernie Lyon, Chief Deputy

Knox County Sheriff’s Office
400 W Main St
Knoxville, TN 37902

Knox County is located in central Tennessee. The county covers a total of 526 square miles and has a population of 470,313. The county seat is Knoxville, which is the 3rd most populated city in Tennessee. The county mayor is Glenn Jacobs.

2018 Violent Crime Rate Knox County – 2,173
Data Source: Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program

Knox County Public Records

Public records are available through the Knox 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. For more information, contact the public records request coordinator. The person submitting the record request form must be a Tennessee resident.

Knox County Government
ATTN: Records Management
1000 North Central Street, Box 2
Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone: 865-215-5656
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am to 4:30 pm

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