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Perform a free Tennessee inmate records search, including jail rosters, persons in custody, recent arrests, mugshot lookups, and active booking logs.

The Rhea County Jail is a minimum to maximum security facility which houses adult inmates who have been charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes. All inmates are awaiting trial or serving their sentence. The Rhea County Jail houses 100 to 120 inmates on average.

Lt. Melba Huffman, Jail Administrator
Rhea County Jail
444 2nd Ave
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: 423-775-7837

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.

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Rhea County Jail
444 2nd Ave
Dayton, TN 37321

The Rhea County Jail updates their inmate roster every 24 hours. All inmates currently housed at the facility will be listed on the roster. The inmate’s name, inmate number, booking date, mugshot, charges and court information will be accessible.

Police and inmate records are available through the Rhea County Sheriff’s Office. All record requests must be submitted in person. Each record has a fee.

For information regarding inmate commissary and visitation, contact the jail.

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Rhea County Sheriff Information

The Rhea County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency located in Dayton, Tennessee. The office is responsible for providing law enforcement, overseeing the County Jail, serving warrants and civil processes and securing the courts. The office is composed of 9 divisions: patrol, SWAT, narcotics, corrections, K9, homeland security, marine, courthouse security and school resources.

Mike Neal, Sheriff
John Argo, Chief Deputy

Rhea County Sheriff’s Office
7800 Rhea County Hwy
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: 423-775-2442

Rhea County is located in eastern Tennessee. The county covers a total of 336 square miles and has a population of 33,167. There are 3 cities in the county: Dayton, Spring City and Graysville. The county seat is Dayton. The County Executive is George Thacker.

2018 Violent Crime Rate Rhea County – 100
Data Source: Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program

Rhea County Public Record Information

Public records are available through the Rhea County Government. Record requests must be made to the public record request coordinator in person, by email or mail. The individual submitting the request must be a Tennessee resident. For more information, contact the public records request coordinator.

Rhea County Government
Jacob Ellis, Public Records Coordinator
375 Church Street, Suite 200
Dayton, TN 37321
Email: [email protected]

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