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The Meigs County Jail is a medium to maximum security facility and houses adult inmates who have been charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes. The inmates housed at the jail have been arrested within the county limits or are being held for another county. Inmates are booked, classified and housed according to the crimes they are charged with. The jail has 4 cell blocks, 3 for men and 1 for women. The facility has a capacity of 60 inmates.

Russell Grissom, Jail Administrator
Meigs County Jail
410 River Road
Decatur, TN 37322
Phone: 423-334-3163

How to Send Mail to an Inmate

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

Inmate Name
Meigs County Jail
410 River Road
Decatur, TN 37322

Visitation Hours

Inmates are allowed to receive visitors while incarcerated. Visitation at Meigs County Jail is based on inmate status and housing. For information on specific visitation times, contact the jail.

To find out if someone currently has an active warrant, contact the Warrants Division. The division will ask for the person’s name and date of birth.

Cathy Howard, Warrants
Phone: 423-334-3163

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Meigs County Sheriff Information

The Meigs County Sheriff’s Department is a law enforcement agency located in Decatur, Tennessee. The department is responsible for providing law enforcement, overseeing the County Jail, securing the courts and serving warrants and civil processes papers. There are 6 divisions within the department: patrol, criminal investigations, corrections, communications, school resources and administration.

Jackie Melton, Sheriff
Brian Malone, Chief Deputy

Meigs County Sheriff’s Department
410 River Road
Decatur, TN 37322
Phone: 423-334-5268
Fax: 423-334-3165

Meigs County is located in east central Tennessee. The county covers a total of 217 square miles and has a population of 11,753. The county seat is Decatur. The county mayor is Bill James.

2018 Violent Crime Rate Meigs County – 48
Data Source: Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program

Meigs County Public Record Information

Public records are available through the Meigs County Government. Record requests must be made to the public record request coordinator in person, or by mail.The request coordinator has 7 business days to respond to the request. Record requests must be submitted by a Tennessee resident. For more information, contact the public records request coordinator.

Meigs County Government
Public Records Coordinator
17214 State Highway 58 N.
Decatur, TN 37322
Phone: 423-334-5850

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