October 3, 2017


The men and women of the Greene County Sheriff’s Office are committed to the protection of life and property among the citizens of the county, and are committed to providing law enforcement, corrections, and criminal justice services through a partnership with the community that builds trust, reduces crime, creates a safe environment, and enhances the quality of life.

The Greene County Detention Center and Workhouse maintains a ZERO TOLERANCE in keeping with Public Law 108-79, the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003, which will enhance intervention, documentation, reporting, and investigative procedures. The Greene County Detention Center and Workhouse has mandated a zero-tolerance towards all forms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment. Such conduct is prohibited and will not be tolerated; to include inmate-on-inmate sexual abuse or harassment and employee-on-inmate sexual abuse or harassment. It is Greene County Detention Center and Workhouse’s policy to aggressively investigate all allegations, regardless of the source, and prosecute those who are involved in incidents of sexual abuse. Criminal investigations will be referred to the Greene County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigations Division. Alleged victims of sexual abuse or harassment will be provided a supportive and protective environment. The credibility of an alleged victim, suspect, or witness is assessed on an individual basis and not determined by the person’s status as inmate or staff.

Citizens can make third-party notifications of sexual abuse to Greene County Detention Center and Workhouse by:

Calling National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673 (If using an inmate phone Press 1, then Press 2, then press #555)

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E-mail a complaint to prea@greenetnso.org

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Your family and friends can call the facility: (423)798-1802

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mail a letter to report the abuse : 120 East Depot Street

Greeneville, TN 37745

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leave a message for PREA : (423) 972-5911 (If using the inmate phone Press 1, then Press 8, enter your PIN #, then leave a message.)

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Office Information

116 E Depot St # 200
Greeneville, TN 37743

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Telephone Number
Phone: (423) 798-1800

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