Sheriff’s Office Introduces UV Disinfection Technology

MONROE COUNTY, TN, January 24, 2022 Monroe County Sheriff Tommy Jones today announced that the Sheriff’s Office has implemented hospital-grade UV-C light technology into its disinfection protocols to mitigate the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and other pathogens in the County jail and other facilities. The Sheriff’s Office partnered with Command Sourcing, … Read More

Missing Coker Creek Child Found Safe

January 14, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tommy Jones, Sheriff Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Media Contact:  Deputy Rick Lavoie, PIO  [email protected] Missing Child Found MONROE COUNTY TN – Monroe County Sheriff Tommy Jones has confirmed that 6-year old Alijah Kensinger, missing since Thursday afternoon in Tellico Plains TN, has been found … Read More

Jail Visitation Cancelled

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In response to the growing infection rate of COVID-19 experienced in the Monroe County Jail during the month of September and pursuant to the Tennessee Supreme Court Order of August 29, 2021: Onsite jail visitation will be cancelled from September 14th – October 15th. This order shall expire at the … Read More

Anonymous Tips

Have you witnessed a crime? Do you know someone who is selling drugs? Are you the victim of a scam? You can anonymously report any criminal activity, being eyes and ears of our community. Simply fill out an online form confidentially on our website: Your help is appreciated. Thank … Read More

Jail Altercation Video

14 May 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tommy Jones, Sheriff Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Media Contact: Deputy Rick Lavoie, PIO [email protected] Jail Altercation Video On May 13, 2021, at around 3pm, a female subject who was visiting an inmate brought to Monroe County Sheriff Tommy Jones’ attention a video on social … Read More

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is Hiring New Corrections Officers

FULL TIME & PART TIME CORRECTIONS OFFICERS Needed Full time starting pay at $12.88, top out is $16.40, depending on experience. Part time pay is at $10 per hour. Position involves enforcing rules and keeping order within the jail, supervise activities of inmates, aid in rehabilitation and counseling of offenders, … Read More

Thanks to Ready Made Resources

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office appreciates continued support from Robert Griswold, owner of Ready Made Resources  headquartered in Tellico Plains. This year Mr. Griswold donated a Night Vision Monocular and all its accessories (value $3250) to help support the training and equipment needs of the Sheriff’s auxiliary officers. Ready Made … Read More

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