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Washington County Tennessee Sheriff Overview

Washington County is located in the eastern region of Tennessee. It was created in 1777 and was named in honor of George Washington. The county seat is Jonesborough. The zip codes in Washington County are 37601, 37604, 37605, 37615, 37641, 37656, 37659, 37681, and 37690.

The chief law enforcement officer in Washington County is Sheriff Ed Graybeal. The Criminal Investigation Division is headed by Captain Shawn Judy. He is charged with supervising the officers who are charged with investigating criminal offenses as well as investigators assigned to the 1st Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force. His division also oversees the Victim/Witness Program, the Criminal Intelligence function, and the Vice and Organized Crime function of the Sheriff’s Office. You can get in touch with the Sheriff and Captain Judy by calling (423) 788-1414.

Washington County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 112 W Jackson Blvd, Jonesborough, TN 37659

Phone: (423) 788-1414

Inmate Search in Washington County Jail

The Washington County Detention Facility does not post its inmate roster online. If you wish to locate an inmate at this facility, you can inquire at (423) 753-1701. The facility is a 205,159-square foot jail with a bed capacity of 578 for female and male inmates. The average inmate population is 565, 100 of which are female inmates.

The Sheriff’s Office does post its weekly arrest report online. You can view this PDF if you wish to locate an inmate who was recently booked into the facility. The county’s Most Wanted can be found here. If you have information about any of these individuals, please call (423) 788-1414.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates are encouraged to maintain close ties with family and friends through visitation. All visitors must be on the approved visitation list filled out by the inmate. A maximum of 4 names can be placed on the list. Children or stepchildren of an inmate who are 14 years old or above must be included on the visitor list. Those who are 13 years of age or younger are not required to be on the list but they must be accompanied by an adult. Proof of guardianship may be required. All visitors must present a valid photo ID and successfully pass through a metal detector. Scheduling visits are the responsibility of the inmate. They can check with the pod officer for visitation times that are available.

Inmates are allowed to receive correspondence and pictures in the mail. Photos cannot be larger than 4×6 inches. They should also not contain any nudity. Frames and mattes will not be permitted. Polaroid pictures are also not allowed. All incoming mail will be opened and inspected for the presence of contraband. All incoming mail must also include a complete return address.

To send mail, you must address it as follows:

John Doe

C/O Washington County Detention Center

P.O. Box 97

Jonesborough, TN 37659

To send money to an inmate at this facility, you can drop off postal money orders or cashier’s checks made out to the inmate using the drop box on the jail’s front porch. Money orders and cashier’s checks can also be mailed to the inmate:

TBE 557 Commissary, P.O. Box 220, Chuckey, TN 37641

If you have any questions regarding inmate accounts, you can call (423) 794-9975.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law stipulates that local law enforcement must be informed by sex offenders whenever there is a change in residential address, work, email, etc. Their information must always be updated in the state and national sex offender registries for the purpose of promoting public safety and awareness. A person convicted of a sexually oriented offense such as child molestation, prostitution, and sex trafficking is classified as a sex offender. Go online at https://www.tn.gov/tbi/section/tennessee-sex-offender-registry to locate sex offenders residing or working in Washington County. However, it must be taken into account that some offenders may fail to update their information. As such, you may find last known addresses listed in some entries.  

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is when the court asks for money or property to be put down as collateral before they grant temporary release to an inmate awaiting trial. This helps to ensure the inmate’s return to court once the trial starts. If he or she fails to appear, bail is forfeited and the inmate becomes a fugitive.

If an inmate cannot afford to pay the bail amount, a bondsman can be hired to do so on his behalf. The bondsman usually charges 10% of the bail amount. The fee cannot be refunded. In exchange for the fee, the bondsman is held responsible by the court for paying the entire bail amount if the inmate skips bail.

Washington County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined433
Avg Daily Population438
Name of new facilityNot Specified
Full time payroll91
Full time total employees91
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1995
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 114 W. JACKSON BLVD. JONESBORO TN 37659

Washington County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201658,468
Number Employed Annual Average, 201655,604
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20162,864
Unemployment Rate, 20164.9
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201545,261
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Washington County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201421,031
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201517.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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