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Updated on: August 25, 2022

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About Polk County Jail

The Polk County Jail is located in Benton, Tennessee. The Polk County Sheriff’s Department operates and manages the Polk County Jail. 

This facility is also composed of an inmate work center. The Polk County Jail is pretty close to the inmate work center.

This facility is in the Public Safety Building. You can get to the main entrance of the Tennessee Sheriff’s Office from Central Street, from there you can get to the Polk County Jail. 

The Polk County Jail generally detains Polk County residences. Most of the inmates in the Polk County Jail serve no more than a two-year sentence. The law agencies in and around Polk County that work closely with the Polk County Jail, the police department, sheriff’s department, U.S Marshals as well as other law enforcement agencies. 

Polk County Jail
Facility Name
Polk County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
Address
PO Box1189, Benton, TN, 37307
Phone
423-338-4540, 423-338-8215
Capacity
154
Security Level
Medium
City
Benton
Postal Code
37307
State
Tennessee
Country
Polk County
Official Website
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 Closed

Polk County Sheriffs Department - Ducktown

Address
398 Main Street, Ducktown, Tennessee, 37326
Phone
423-496-3301

Inmate Search

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

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

By the inmates name you can search the Polk County Jail roster.

Unfortunately, the releases and mugshots will not be in the database. You will need to contact the Polk County Jail, if you want to know more information than what is in the database.

Sending a Mail

Polk County Jail, inmates can get written letters from their family and friends. For safety reasons the employees of the Polk County Jail will check all mail when it arrives. The Polk County Jail staff will pass the mail to the correct inmates after the mail gets checked. 

When sending items to the prison along with your letters, there are a number of things you should not send with your letters when sending letters to inmates at the Polk County Jail. Here is the list below:

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

Inmates in the Polk County Jail can also receive books, magazines, and newspapers. The books, magazines, and newspapers will need to be delivered directly to the prison from the bookstore or publisher. All incoming books will be required to be paperback. All hardcover books are prohibited. If a hardcover book is sent, it will be sent back to the sender. Keep in mind that all books will need to be new too. Used books are not permitted.

The mailing address for inmates in the Polk County Jail is:

Inmate Name
Polk County Jail
PO Box1189, Benton, TN, 37307

Public Records Online Search

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Sending Money

While in the Polk County Jail, inmates will need money to make purchases in the commissary. There are a few different ways you can deposit funds into an inmate's account at the Polk County Jail. 

At the Polk County Jail there is a TouchPay Kiosk that you can use in the lobby during the normal business hours. You can use cash, debit cards and credit cards.

You can deposit funds if you go online to the TouchPay website, if going to the Polk County Jail is not convenient for you.

You can also make deposit funds using your debit or credit card over the phone when you call TouchPay at 1-866-232-1899. 

Phone Calls

The Polk County Jail inmates are not allowed to receive phone calls from their friends and family. During their phone time, the inmates at the Polk County Jail are allowed to call their friends and family. The inmates are only allowed 15-minute calls. The call will be disconnected as soon as the 15 minutes is up. 

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are prohibited for the inmates to use at the Polk County Jail. However, if an inmate is caught using any of these features, the call will be disconnected right away. Disciplinary action will be taken against the inmate that is found using these features. 

The Polk County Jail inmates are allowed to only make collect calls. Only those who have a landline will be able to receive the collect calls coming from an inmate. Inmates will not be able to make collect calls to anyone who only has a cell phone. The Individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all fees associated with the collect call. The Polk County Jail is not responsible for any and all charges from the collect calls.

Visiting Rules

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

Keep in mind, all of your personal belongings will have to stay in your car. You are not allowed to bring any personal belongings in the visitation area. 

At the Polk County Jail, inmates can have one visit each week. Inmates are allowed a 60-minute visit each visit. 

At the Polk County Jail inmates can have one visit per week. Inmates are allowed a 60-minute visit each visit.

Polk County Prison Statistics

Polk County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 86
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Polk County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 2
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 122
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 1

Polk County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 3
Latino Prison Population -
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 89
Black Prison Population -

Polk County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,000
Male Jail Population 96
Total Jail Population 125
Female Jail Population 29

Polk County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 39
Female Pretrial Jail Population 2
Male Pretrial Jail Population 24

Polk County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 60
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 60
Male Prison Admissions 50
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 10

Polk County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 13
Total Prison Population 92
Male Prison Population 79

Polk County, Tennessee Warrants, Arrests

Polk County Arrest Warrants
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Polk County Most Wanted
Polk County Sheriff's Department Website
Polk County Pistol Permits & Gun Licenses

Polk County Sex Offender Registry
Polk County Sex Offender Registry

Directions

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