The Jefferson County Detention Facility is located in Dandridge, Tennessee. The Jefferson County Detention Facility is operated and ran by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.
Major Steve Morris is responsible for the Detention and Court Services Bureau. They are the agency that oversees the daily operation of the Jefferson County Detention Facility. 129 people are currently working for this division.
The Jefferson County Detention Facility can house up to 188 inmates at any given time. In a typical year, the facility will book and process an average of 7,500 inmates. Nearly 75 fingerprints will be printed each and every month for employment, adoption, or weapon permits.
The Jefferson County Detention Facility main mission is to provide a safe and secure environment for both their staff members and the inmates.
The facility is a medium-security facility. All inmates in the facility will typically have a 2 year or less sentence. The facility does not just hold inmates who have already been sentenced. They also house inmates who are currently awaiting trial as well. Inmates who couldn’t post bond was declined bond, or broke their bond, probation, or parole requirements will be sent here.
The facility holds inmates who are residents of Jefferson County. However, they will take in inmates from the state or federal prisons when necessary.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
|Address:||PO Box 915Dandridge, TN 37725|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Jefferson County Detention Facility
765 Justice Center Drive, Dandridge, TN, 37725
Jefferson County Detention Facility Prison Information
|Jail Name||Jefferson County Detention Facility|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||765 Justice Center Drive, Dandridge, TN, 37725|
|Phone||865-471-6000 ext 1307, males - ext 1007, females - ext 1016|
|Sunday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|
|Monday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Tuesday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Wednesday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Thursday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Friday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Saturday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|