DeKalb County Jail, TN Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

615-597-4935
100 Public Square, Smithville, TN, 37166
DeKalb County Jail

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In Smithville, Tennessee is where you will find the DeKalb County Jail. The Dekalb County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the DeKalb County Jail

Up to 194 inmates can be detained at this facility.Inmates in this facility range between minimum-security and maximum-security. There is a work camp facility that can hold minimum-security offenders, next to the main facility. 

The Dekalb County Sheriff's Department, Police Department and the Tennessee State Police, works closely with the DeKalb County Jail

How to Find Someone in DeKalb County Jail

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The Dekalb County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the DeKalb County Jail. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Dekalb County Sheriff's Department does.

The DeKalb County Jail has its roster with their current arrests open to the general public by the Dekalb County Sheriff's Department. This database can be found on the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Department official website.

By the information listed below the DeKalb County Jail roster can be searched:

  • Inmate's Status
  • Inmate's First Name
  • Inmate's Last Name

The roster will show the information listed below when doing a successful inmate search:

  • Inmate Name
  • Arrest Date
  • Booking Date
  • Booking Number
  • Age Arrest 
  • Release Comments
  • Scheduled Release Date
  • Arresting Agency
  • Date of Birth 
  • Eye Color
  • Weight
  • Height
  • Hair Color
  • Race
  • Current Age
  • Sex 

Sending a Mail/Care Package

The DeKalb County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends in the mail. For safety reasons, all letters will be examined by the jail employees when the letters arrive. The letters will be passed out to the inmates after they are checked by the jail employees.

There are a number of items you are not allowed to send when you are sending things to the prison along with your letters. Here is a list of items you are not allowed to send:

•    Gang Related Items
•    Metal
•    Polaroids
•    Plastic
•    Ribbons
•    String
•    Confetti
•    Glitter
•    Perfume
•    Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
•    Writing Paper
•    Music Cards
•    Pencils
•    Pens
•    Stamps
•    Envelopes
•    No photographs larger than 5x7”

The DeKalb County Jail inmates are allowed to get books, newspapers and magazines sent to them. The books, newspapers and magazines, will need to be delivered straight from the bookstore or publisher to the jail. All books that are sent to the jail will need to be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are forbidden. All hardcover and used books will be sent back to see if they are sent to the jail.  

The DeKalb County Jail mailing address for inmates is:

Inmate’s Full Name
DeKalb County Jail
100 Public Square, Smithville, TN, 37166

Sending Money

The DeKalb County Jail inmates will need funds in their account to make purchases at the commissary.

You will need the inmate's name and their booking number in order to transfer funds into an inmate's account. By using the kiosk in the jail lobby during regular business hours you will be able to deposit funds into an inmate's account.

You can also make deposits at inmatedeposits.com. However, there is a service fee of $2.95. Deposits can be made by calling 615-597-4935. There is a $3.95 fee to use this service.

Phone calls

The DeKalb County Jail inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During phone time inmates are allowed to make phone calls to their family and friends. The inmates are limited to 15-minute phone calls. The call will be terminated when the 15-minutes is over. 

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are prohibited for the inmates to use. The call will be disconnected if an inmate is caught using any of these features. Disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate as well. 

The DeKalb County Jail inmates are only allowed to make collect calls. Only the individuals that have a landline will be able to get any of these collect calls. You will not be able to receive collect calls on your cell phone.  The individual receiving the collect calls is the one responsible for any and all charges that are associated with the collect calls. The DeKalb County Jail is not accountable for any and all charges associated with the collect calls. 

Email

The DeKalb County Jail inmates do not have a way to get onto the internet. The inmates are not able to keep in touch with their friends and family using any electronic messaging systems. If you would like to stay in touch with inmates in the DeKalb County Jail, you will need to send them a written letter to the address above if you would like to keep in touch with an inmate.

Visiting Rules

The DeKalb County Jail inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 are allowed to visit, however, they will need to be with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit you will need to show either your driver’s license, state identification card, or your United States Passport.

Remember, all your personal belongings will be required to stay in your car. No personal belongings will be permitted to be in the visitation area. 

There are only no-contact visits in the DeKalb County Jail. You and the inmate will only be able to see each other on a computer screen. You will not be able to see each other in person. 

You can either visit an inmate by video at the DeKalb County Jail or by remote, at your home. You will need to have the proper tools, including a computer, webcam, and high-speed internet if you would like to remotely visit an inmate from your home.

DeKalb County Jail Sheriff's Office

Address: 215 E 8th StAuburn, IN 46706
Phone: (260) 925-3365
Website: http://www.dekalbsheriff.com/

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
DeKalb County Jail
100 Public Square, Smithville, TN, 37166

DeKalb County Jail Information

Jail Name DeKalb County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 100 Public Square, Smithville, TN, 37166
Phone 615-597-4935
City Smithville
Postal Code 37166
State Tennessee
County Dekalb County
Jail Webpage website

Visitation Hours

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
Holiday

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates can be visited on their designated day above. Their visitation schedule days are based on the inmates last name. 30 minutes visitations are allowed during the weekday and 15-minute visitations are allowed on  Saturdays.

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