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Detention Facility


Chief Jailer Ricky Oakes

865-471-6000 Ext. 1307


The Jefferson County Justice Center is the detention intake center for subjects arrested in Jefferson County by the Sheriff’s Department, state agencies (THP, TBI, TWRA, etc), and local police departments within the county. The local police departments include Dandridge, White Pine, Jefferson City, Banberry and New Market. All persons who are arrested in Jefferson County are processed within the Jefferson County Detention Facility.


This facility can hold a total population of 188 inmates. Corrections officers supervise each pod area providing security against escape and also the daily requirements for the inmates.


Inmate who are on work release are housed at the work release center on Industrial Park Road.


Contact the Jefferson County Detention Facility with questions regarding inmate processing:

865-471-6000 Ext. 4



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