Knox County Detention Center

Knox County Detention Center, KY Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: July 15, 2020
State
Kentucky
City
Barbourville
Postal Code
40906-1423
County
Knox County
Phone Number
606-546-6215
Location
103 Jail Street, Barbourville, KY, 40906-1423

About Knox County Detention Center

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Opened since 1996, the Knox County Detention Center is a medium-security jail that is operated locally by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office in Barbourville, Kentucky.

There is a total of six housing units at this facility.

The Knox County Detention Center features an Automated Inmate Information System. This information may be accessed 24 hours a day by calling 606-546-6215. Information available using the Inmate Information System includes arrests, charges, visitation guidelines, and more.

The Knox County Detention Center is accredited by the State of Kentucky by the Bureau of Adult Division. They are one of six facilities to hold this honor.

Knox County Sheriffs Office

Address
401 Court Square, Barbourville, Kentucky, 40906
Phone
606-546-3181

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

All inmates of the Knox County Detention Center may send and receive letters through the U.S. Postal Service.

Mail sent to an inmate should be addressed as follows:

Inmate's First and Last Name
103 Jail Street, Barbourville, KY, 40906-1423

All mail sent to an inmate at the Knox County Detention Center must include the sender's name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.

Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and your letter destroyed.

As far as sending photos, they should not exceed 4 inches high x 6 inches wide. Polaroid Photos and photos of weapons are prohibited.

Sending Money

You can send money to an inmate through the Knox County Detention Center in Kentucky. To begin the process, visit www.accesscorrections.com to create an account. From there, you will be prompted on how to send money to an inmate.

You can also call 1-866-394-0490 to deposit money into an inmate’s account. If you pay over the phone, you will have to pay a small fee.

Finally, you can also go into the Knox County Detention Center and deposit money in person.

Phone calls

Knox County Detention Center allows inmates to contact pre-approved friends and family members' phones by calling collect. The recipient is fully responsible for all fees for a collect call.

Knox County Detention Center also uses the third-party company Securus Tech to make phone calls. Go to the website, and set up an account.

To find out about Knox County Detention Center phone services, call 606-546-6215.

Visitation

The following are some rules regarding inmate visitation at Knox County Detention Center:

Each inmate is allowed one or two visits each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.

Only visitors on the approved visiting list are permitted to visit. Proper photo identification must be shown prior to visitation.

Loud, disruptive or inappropriate behavior by visitors, including children, is grounds for termination of the visit.

Staff have the authority to seat visitors or inmates at their discretion.

Visitors are expected to wear appropriate attire. The officer has the right to deny visiting for inappropriate attire.

Parents are responsible for the conduct and safety of their children. Disruptive behavior by children is grounds for termination of the visit.

No food, drinks, or candy is permitted in the visitation room. In addition, no cell phones or electronic devices are allowed.

All visitation is through a glass window and the inmate and visitor will be speaking to each other with a phone. One phone is to be used per inmate and visitors.

Visiting Hours

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
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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