DeKalb County Jail, TN Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: February 11, 2021
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100 Public Square, Smithville, TN, 37166

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DeKalb County Jail is located in Smithville, Tennessee. It consists of a booking/release center, a direct supervision facility, a main facility jail, and a work release center. In addition to providing work release opportunities, the DeKalb County Jail system seeks to develop and provide educational programs to help deter future criminal behavior from released inmates.


DeKalb County Jail Prison Information

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

Dekalb County Sheriff Department / Dekalb County Jail

Sheriff Patrick R. Ray
Address 100 Public Square, Smithville, Tennessee, 37166
Phone 615-597-4935
Website website

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

The DeKalb County Jail website hosts a search engine where one can locate an inmate by entering their full last name and first name (or partial parts of the first name.) There is also a daily booking report that lists persons booked within the past 24 hours.

Call 615-597-4935 with any questions about information retrieved from the website, as it is not guaranteed to be totally accurate.

Sending a Mail

Family and friends are encouraged to carry on correspondence with their inmate. Letters can be sent along with five photos per envelope (no larger than 5x7.) Photos and pictures must not contain inappropriate content. Do not send any other items in the envelope, and do not spray perfume or use white out, glue, lipstick, etc. Do not use a padded envelope.

You cannot send care packages, but you can order softcover books, magazines and newspapers directly from a publishing company like Amazon. Have them delivered USPS to the inmate’s address.

Send all mail to:

Inmate Name
Inmate Booking Number
DeKalb County Jail
100 Public Square, Smithville, TN, 37166

Sending Money

Family and friends of an inmate are allowed to send money to and receive funds from an inmate.

There are a variety of ways that one can send money to an inmate. Funds in the form of a money order can be mailed to

Inmate Name
Jail Number and housing area
DeKalb County Jail
100 Public Square, Smithville, TN, 37166

Include your name and address on all items except for government issued checks.

Funds can also be deposited online via Western Union or by visiting a Western Union location in person. Include the following information:

Pay to: Dekalb County Corr Inmate Comm
Code City/State
Acct#: Include inmate's booking number, last name and first name
Attention line: Include six-digit date of birth (i.e. MMDDYY)

Phone Calls

Inmates at DeKalb County Jail are allowed to make outgoing calls to family and friends who create accounts with the DeKalb County Jail’s telephone system. These accounts allow you to load money into your account so that you can receive calls, even to your cell phone. Family and friends cannot make calls to the inmate.

Ensure that your inmate has enough funds in their commissary account to place a call.

Visiting Rules

Visitation at DeKalb County Jail is allowed for family and friends through video. Each inmate can have three video visits per week. Attorneys and law enforcement officials are allowed to meet in person with an inmate. Much like all visits or phone calls, video visits may be monitored and/or recorded.

Each visit is allowed three family/friends. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. All visitors must wear modest clothing with no profane images or language. Visitors must not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Talk quietly and do not be disruptive. For a full list of visitation rules, check the DeKalb County Jail website.

The video visitation center is open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. everyday. Call 615-597-4935 to make an appointment ahead of time, and arrive 15 minutes before your visit time. If you are late you will not be permitted to visit your inmate. Bring only a valid form of photo identification, a set of car keys, and your wallet.

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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Dekalb County Prison Statistics

DeKalb County Prison Population By Race

Other Prison Population 2
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population -
Native Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population -
White Prison Population 110

DeKalb County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 56
Male Pretrial Jail Population 4
Female Pretrial Jail Population 2

DeKalb County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,833
Male Jail Population 61
Total Jail Population 106
Female Jail Population 22

DeKalb County Prison Population

Total Prison Population 112
Male Prison Population 86
Female Prison Population 26

Tennessee Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.21
Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.21

DeKalb County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population 1
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 1
White Jail Population 82
Asian Jail Population -

DeKalb County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 9
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 2
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 2
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -

DeKalb County Prison Admissions

Black Prison Admissions 4
Male Prison Admissions 58
Total Prison Admissions 88
Female Prison Admissions 30
White Prison Admissions 84
Native Prison Admissions -
Asian Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -

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