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U.S. Marshals Service

Eastern District of Tennessee

Prisoner Detention  


GENERAL:   United States Marshal Service is responsible for obtaining adequate detention space to house USMS prisoners in their districts. Detention facilities the USMS uses must meet DOJ detention standards and minimum conditions of confinement.  These conditions are as follows:

1.  Staff is on duty 24 hours a day to supervise prisoners.

2.  Three adequate meals a day are provided to prisoners.

3.  Adequate emergency medical coverage is available 24 hours a day.

4.  Adequate fire and other emergency plans and procedures are followed.

5.  There is adequate security.

6.   Adequate sanitation and hygiene services are available.

7.  An adequate suicide prevention policy is in place.

8.  There is adequate access to prescription drugs.


The following local detention facilities are utilized in the Eastern District of Tennessee to house federal defendants that are awaiting trial or movement to another facility.

Blount County Detention Facility

940 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
(865) 273-5088

Knox County Detention Center

5001 neyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918
(865) 281-6700

Greene County Jail

120 East Depot Street

Greeneville, TN 37743

(423) 798-1800


Washington County Detention Center

114 West Jackson Blvd.
Jonesborough, TN 37659
(423) 753-1701


Hamilton County Detention Center

601 Walnut Street

Chattanooga, TN 37402

(423) 209-7052

CCA Silverdale                          Mailing Address: 
7609 Standifer Gap Road           P.O. Box 23148
Chattanooga, TN 37421           Chattanooga, TN 37422-3148
(423) 892-0921

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Federal Prison procedures and general information can be reviewed at is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice