Lookup Inmates in Benton County, Tennessee. Results May Include: Arrest Records, Mugshot, IDN#, Case #, Document Type, Booked/Served, Charges, Court Date, Case, Division, Court Event, Court Role, DOB, Address, Race.

Benton County Tennessee Sheriff Overview

Benton County is located in the western region of Tennessee. Formed in 1835, it was named after David Benton, an early settler in the area as well as a member of the Tennessee Militia. The county seat is Camden. The zip codes in Benton County are 38320, 38333, 38341, 38380, and 38221.

Kenny Christopher serves as Sheriff of Benton County. You can reach him at (731) 584-4632. The County Court Clerk is Wanda Malin. Her responsibilities include keeping the official records of the county court and collecting certain local and state taxes. You can reach her at (731) 584-6053.

Benton County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 116 Rosemary Avenue, Camden, TN 38320

Phone: (731) 584-4632

Fax: (731) 584-8963

Inmate Search in Benton County Jail

The Benton County Jail does not maintain an online list of the inmates currently housed in the facility. If you wish to find an inmate here, you can call the jail at (731) 584-6208.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Benton County Jail are encouraged to have their family and friends visit. All visitors must present a valid photo ID. Children must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. All visitors may be subject to a search. No personal items are allowed inside the facility. If you wish to learn the visitation schedule at this facility, you can call (731) 584-6208.

To send correspondence to an inmate, you must address your letter as follows:


Benton County Jail

116 South Rosemary Avenue

Camden, TN 38320

Include your full name and complete return address. Otherwise, your mail may not be delivered. Also, all incoming mail must be sent using the US Postal Service.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law states that all sex offenders must notify local law enforcement upon their release and have their information registered in the national and state sex offender registries. The definition of a sex offender is a person who has been convicted of a sexually oriented offense such as rape, child pornography, and sex trafficking. If you want to locate sex offenders residing in Benton County, you can visit the state’s sex offender system here.

The state of Tennessee cannot guarantee that all information in the system is accurate or complete. You may find some residential addresses that are no longer current. Some entries may only list the block where an offender’s house is located.

Bail and Bondsman

When charged with a criminal offense, a person can be granted temporary release from custody or jail by the court. This is called bail. Depending on the type of bail, the court will require a form of guarantee from the defendant that will assure them of the defendant’s return once the trial starts. For most types of bail, money or property will need to be lodged with the court to secure a defendant’s release. If he misses a court appearance, the money or property is forfeited.

A bondsman is hired when the defendant is unable to come up with enough money to post bail. Once hired, the bondsman will own responsibility for paying the entire bail amount if the defendant does not appear before the court as promised. The fee of a bondsman is non-refundable and is usually equal to 10% of the bond amount.

Benton County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined52
Avg Daily Population56
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll21
Full time total employees21
Total salaries and wages433747
Other operating expenditures174000
Total construction costs35000
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 116 ROSEMARY CAMDEN TN 38320

Benton County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20166,747
Number Employed Annual Average, 20166,255
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016492
Unemployment Rate, 20167.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201536,201
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Benton County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20143,265
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201520.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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