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Hamblen County Tennessee Sheriff Overview

Hamblen County is located in East Tennessee and its county seat is Morristown. Established in 1870, the county was named in honor of an early settler, Hezekiah Hamblen. The zip codes in Hamblen County are 37877, 37891, 37860, 37813, 37814, and 37816.

The chief law enforcement officer in Hamblen County is Sheriff Esco R. Jarnagin. The command staff of the Hamblen Sheriff’s Office includes Chief Deputy Wayne Mize, Administrative Captain Hugh Moore, Jail Administrator Teresa Laws, and Detective Lieutenant David Stapleton. You can get in touch with any of these officers by calling 423-586-3781.

Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 510 Allison Street, Morristown, TN 37814

Phone: 423-586-3781

Fax: 423-587-1658

Inmate Search in Hamblen County Jail

The Hamblen County Jail does not have an online list of current inmates booked at the facility. To locate an inmate here, please call the facility at 423-585-2720.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Hamblen County Jail are encouraged to visit with family and friends while incarcerated. Visitors who are 18 and above must present a valid photo ID. Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All visitors are subject to a search. No personal items will be allowed into the facility except for the ID and vehicle keys. Appropriate clothing must be worn at all times. To schedule a visit with an inmate at this facility, please call 423-585-2720.

If you wish to deposit money into an inmate’s commissary account, you can go online here.

Working at the Hamblen County Jail/Sheriff’s Office

A Corrections Officer at the Hamblen County Jail earns an entry level pay of $12 an hour with a $0.25 raise after 6 months. Longevity pay comes in after 3 years and each year thereafter. He/she will also enjoy the following benefits:

Medical Insurance for the employee at no charge.

Family Insurance Coverage is available.

One week paid vacation after a year.

Two weeks paid vacation after 2 years.

Sick leave is earned at the rate of one day per month.

Three days bereavement leave for a death in the immediate family.

12.5 paid holidays yearly.

All necessary equipment, uniforms, and training will be provided.

Duties of a Corrections Officer includes booking procedures, finger printing and intakes, computer work, report writing and searches, participation in special training programs, and other related tasks as required when dealing with inmates.

Qualifications for this position are as follows:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be a graduate from an accredited high school or successful completion of the GED test
  • Must be a citizen of the U.S.
  • Must be in good physical health
  • Must possess a valid Tennessee driver’s license
  • Must never have received a dishonorable discharge from the military service

To apply for this position, you can get the application form at the Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office Justice Center Building at 510 Allison Street, Morristown, TN 37814. You can also email ktalley@co.hamblen.tn.us.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Sex offenders must register their information in the state and national sex offender databases as required by federal law. This is done for the purpose of monitoring the offenders and increasing public awareness as well as safety. According to the law, a convicted individual whose crime involves sex is considered a sex offender. A crime involving sex may have various definitions depending on the state. Some widely accepted sex crimes are sexual assault, rape, and child pornography. Go here if you want to find out if there are any sex offenders living near you in Tennessee. Please take note that not all offenders register their information. As such, some search results may only show last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

In Hamblen County, a charged individual is able to secure his release by posting bail. Some types of bail involves the pledging of money or property to the court to assure them that the defendant will show up at all his court dates. Missing one appearance will mean forfeiting the money or property. Those who do not have enough money to post bail can hire a bondsman. The bondsman can act as a surety on behalf of the accused for a non-refundable fee that is set at 10% of the bail amount.

Hamblen County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined225
Avg Daily Population235
Name of new facilityWILL ADD 64 BEDS
Full time payroll30
Full time total employees30
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1977
Year of major renovation2004
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Hamblen County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201626,879
Number Employed Annual Average, 201625,482
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,397
Unemployment Rate, 20165.2
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201539,566
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Hamblen County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201411,864
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201519.0
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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