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

Updated on: November 23, 2022
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423-334-5268
410 River Road, Decatur, TN, 37322

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The mission of the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office is to build a commitment to providing Ethical, Quality and Responsive Service to the community with Pride and Professionalism. This commitment encompasses the improvement of quality of life for those we serve by delivering the highest standard of law enforcement services.

The Meigs County Jail, located in Decatur, Tennessee, houses pre-trial and post-conviction inmates from surrounding areas.

In this article, you will learn about how to communicate with an inmate at Meigs County Jail through phone or mail, how to send money to an inmate, and how to visit an inmate in person or online.

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Meigs County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Meigs County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 410 River Road, Decatur, TN, 37322
Contact Numbers 423-334-5268
City Decatur
Postal Code 37322
State Tennessee
County Meigs County
Jail Webpage website

Meigs County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff Jackie C. Melton
Address 410 River Road, Decatur, Tennessee, 37322
Phone 423-334-5268

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Meigs County Jail, you can search for him or her in this Meigs County Jail.

You can search the recent arrests, or you can simply do an inmate search of the inmate’s first and last name.

When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their age

  • Their booking date

  • Their ID number

  • Their charges

  • Their bond amount (if applicable)

Sending a Mail

If you want to send a package or letter to an inmate, address your mail as follows:

Inmate’s Name
410 River Road, Decatur, TN, 37322

Mail rules

  • All letters and correspondence for inmates must be sent through the United States Postal Service.

  • Standard US postal first class, one-ounce letters only: 6 ½" x 11 ½" x ¼".

  • Certified or Registered mail will not be delivered to or from the Post Office by jail staff.

  • No incoming publications, packages, books, or magazines will be accepted unless pre-approved in writing by the Shift 2 Corrections Sergeant.

  • Letters will only be accepted if written on standard white or yellow lined (school/legal) paper.

  • A limit of 10 pages per letter.

  • A limit of 4 photos per letter.

  • Only black or blue ink.

  • No colored paper or envelopes.

  • No greeting cards.

  • Sender's name and return address, and inmate name will be printed at the top of the first page of letters.

Mail will be returned to sender if it contains any of the following:

  • Polaroid type pictures.

  • Pictures or drawings of nude, obscene, or sexually explicit material. Stamps, stationery, or envelopes.

  • Magazines, newspapers, soft cover books, and similar items which are not sent directly from the publisher and pre-approved in writing by Corrections Sergeant.

  • Hardbound books.

  • Padded, musical, electronic, or laminated greeting cards.

  • Non-paper material, including corrugated cardboard.

  • Food or clothing items.

  • Foreign/unidentifiable substances.

  • Threats of physical harm against a person, blackmail, extortion, or any other criminal activity.

  • Gang-related material.

  • Mail from another Penal Institution.

Sending Money

Family and friends of inmates housed at the Meigs County Correction Facility are able to deposit funds into inmate commissary accounts utilizing the Kiosk.

The Kiosk is located in the Meigs County Jail lobby and will accept Cash, Credit Cards, and Debit cards. Deposits will immediately be available in the inmate's account, barring no delays during holidays or weekends.

  • The Kiosk does not give change.

  • Accepts United States currency in 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 US denominations.

  • Deposits may be made 24hrs a day, seven days a week

  • Family and friends must know inmate's jacket number and full name (Available from the inmate or On-line Jail Roster. NOT given out over the phone)

  • There is a convenience fee for each deposit, deducted from the amount deposited.

You may add up to $200 for a commissary deposit to an inmate in the Meigs County Jail by going online to www.smartdeposit.com. Register and you can make immediate deposits.

Phone Calls

Meigs County Jail offers phone access to each inmate in virtually every cell block. Inmates are encouraged to use the phones to contact friends, family, attorney, as needed.

All outgoing calls from the cell blocks are collect.

Your phone line must be able to accept collect calls via your phone company. Follow the instructions given by the operator. Collect calls will be billed to your account as stated.

Call 423-334-3163, 423-334-5268 for more information.

Visiting Rules

  • Only visitors listed on the inmate's pre-approved list will be allowed to visit. Inmates must make prior application for each visitor, providing the prospective visitor's full name and date of birth.

  • Inmates sentenced to ten (10) days or less are not allowed visitors.

  • Visitors are allowed to be on one (1) inmate's visiting list only.

  • Visitors must be eighteen (18) years or older and provide current valid governmental photo identification to enter OR…
    Visitors under eighteen (18) years of age must provide birth certificates or proof of age and must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who is on the inmate's pre-approved list.

  • Visitors will not be admitted in the final fifteen (15) minutes of the visiting period.

  • Visitors and their property are subject to search prior to entry.

  • Visitors under the influence of intoxicants will be denied entry.

  • Visitors are not allowed to bring any property to visiting except proper identification.

  • Lockers are provided in the Meigs County Jail Lobby for your convenience. It takes a quarter to use the property locker but the locker returns the quarter to the user when the user finishes using the locker.

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

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Meigs County Prison Statistics

Meigs County Prison Population By Race

Other Prison Population 1
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population -
Native Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population -
White Prison Population 30

Meigs County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 25
Male Pretrial Jail Population -
Female Pretrial Jail Population -

Meigs County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 837
Male Jail Population 39
Total Jail Population 69
Female Jail Population 7

Meigs County Prison Population

Total Prison Population 31
Male Prison Population 27
Female Prison Population 4

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

Meigs County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population -
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 1
White Jail Population 45
Asian Jail Population -

Meigs County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 6
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -

Meigs County Prison Admissions

Black Prison Admissions -
Male Prison Admissions 14
Total Prison Admissions 18
Female Prison Admissions 4
White Prison Admissions 18
Native Prison Admissions -
Asian Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -