Jail & Inmate Information

People are committed to the Sumner County Jail in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee. The jail staff have no legal authority to release anyone without proper orders from the court. The Sumner County Jail operates on the principal that both the individual and the jail staff share the responsibility for creating a safe and orderly jail setting.

The jail is a no smoking facility.

The Sheriff and his staff are the only persons responsible for the operation and control of the jail. They will strive to act fairly and humanely, according to law. The Sheriff has established rules to guide the jail. Only the jail staff have the authority and responsibility to impose and enforce these rules. The rules may seem strict at times, however, they are made to ensure the jail is run safely, securely and fairly.

Jail Administrator: Jerry Scott:(615) 442-1843
Jail Captain: Doug Canter:(615) 442-1845
Jail Information / Visitation:(615) 442-1813
Jail Booking Desk: (615) 442-1879
Jail Records: (615) 442-1829
Jail Releasing: (615) 442-1828
Juvenile Detention Office: (615) 442-1823