Effective May 18, 2020 Dickson County Jail will begin on site visitation involving family/friends with inmates. This visitation is held on the grounds of the Jail however no direct contact is made with the Staff or Inmates.

In order to maintain visitor’s safety, every other monitor in the public visitation area will be operable to conduct a visit. That will allow an approximate 6 feet separation between visitors. It is asked that visitors remain in their own area, not allowing children to run freely in the lobby or visitation area.  

The at home visitation will continue to be offered through our control vendor (GTL) for a fee. Please visit the GTL website for pricing.

TN SAVIN is Tennessee’s Statewide Automated Victim Information Notification Service.


TN SAVIN is an innovative service providing crime victims, victim advocates, and other concerned citizens free and confidential notification regarding a particular county inmate’s release, transfer or escape from participating agencies.

TN SAVIN can provide registered users access to timely information about particular offenders 24-hours a day, over the phone, through the Internet, or by e-mail.

TN SAVIN is a project of the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association provided by a grant from the Office of Criminal Justice Programs funded under an agreement with the Tennesee Department of Finance and Administration.

Please do not depend only on this program for your protection. Maintain other contacts with your advocate, attorney or law enforcement officers assigned to your case.
*Please note: We advise you not to register a phone number that rings to a switchboard in order to ensure that you receive your notification.

To add funds to an Inmates’s Commisary click the button below:


To schedule a visit click the button below:

To add funds to an Inmates phone account click the button below:

To add funds to an Inmate Tablet account click the button below:

To add funds to an Inmates Vapors account click the button below:


Inmate Allowed Items


A 72 hour package can be received for the inmate. This is allowed once a year.

72-Hour Inmate Package List

Following are the items that are approved for the inmate to receive on their 72-hour package:

 ____ 5 pair of socks (White)

____ 5 pair of underwear (White)

 ____ 5 t-shirts (White, NO TANK TOPS or Muscle shirts)

____ 5 sports bras or bras without underwire (women only)

 ____ 1 set of White Thermal Underwear

Bedding Items:

 ____ 1 Flat Sheets (White) or 1 fitted sheet (white)

____ 1 pillow case (white)

Bathing Items:

 ____ 1 towel (white)

____ 1 Washcloth (white)


Commissary orders can be placed at 1201 a.m. on Thursday until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday of every week. It will be passed out on Wednesday every week. If a Holiday falls on Wednesday it may be passed before or after Wednesday this is determined by the Commissary Company.

Cash will be counted in the presence of the inmate at time of intake, placed in kiosk and receipted to the inmate commissary account. NO OTHER TIME WILL MONEY BE HANDLED BY STAFF.

Family/Friends can send money orders to:

The Wooten Corp.

P.O. Box 160196

Nashville, TN 37216


Outgoing mail is collected from the housing unit Monday thru Saturday excluding Holidays and Sundays.

Incoming mail must include the following:

Incoming mail will be searched for contraband. No letters written in anything other than ink or pencil, no letters containing glitter, and no cards. Legal mail will be opened in the presence of the inmate. Correspondence between an inmate within this facility or any other facility constitutes a breach of security and will not be allowed. A legitimate Full name of a real person, real address of Sender shall be on the envelope. If not it will be rejected. It shall only be written in pencil or ink, if not it will be rejected. Any type of added foreign object will be rejected. No more than 5 pictures are allowed, pictures shall not contain nudity, drugs, alcohol, gang affiliation, or a photograph of you of any sort and shall be of photo quality paper, not Computer prints. Paper shall be white paper only, no colored paper.

Inmate mail should be sent to the following address:

146 County Jail Drive

Charlotte, TN 37036

Make sure the inmate’s first and last name is listed on the envelope.


If tablets are in the housing unit you reside in then this rule applies to you. If the tablet is broken you will receive a charge of $250.00 and likely a new criminal charge for destruction of county property.

The tablets are a privilege and not a requirement, if misused, mistreated they are subject to be removed from the housing unit and or jail.

Dickson County Sheriff's Office