Tennessee Jails and Bail Bonds

Examining the effects of bail bond policy and pretrial release programs in county jails.
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Tennessee Jails and Bail Bonds


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Tennessee has an inmate population of 24,362 housed in 106 jails and employs an estimated detention staff of 7,500. The state has an incarcertation rate of 403 inmates per 100,000 citizens. There are 11 mens facilities, 1 womens facilities, and 91 all gender facilities in Tennessee. The staff to inmate ratio in Tennessee is 3.4. The state has 84 probation, 48 prerelease, 5 youth, and 16 drug facilities. Of the states 24,362 inmates 2,429 are housed in small facilities (less than 100), 8,548 are housed in facilities holding 100-499 inmates, 1,350 are housed in facilities holding 500-999 inmates, and 12,035 inmates are incarcerated in facilities that can hold 1,000 or more inmates. If you are looking for Tennessee bail bondsman who service bail bonds in Tennessee browse to the jail where you need to post bail and fill out the bail bondsman form on that jails page.

Showing 29 of 95 jails in Tennessee in areas with population greater than 50,000. If you don't see the jail you are looking for, check in the dropdown box to the left (all jails are listed there).

Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)