James Harville – Sheriff

James Harville - SheriffThe Grainger County Sheriff’s Department is committed to protecting the lives and property of all citizens and visitors to Grainger County.

Sheriff James Harville is currently serving his second consecutive term. He is a lifelong resident of Grainger County. He is a graduate of Washburn High School and Walters State Community College (AS Degree in Criminal Justice.) Sheriff Harville has 28 years of law enforcement experience including services with
Grainger County Sheriff’s Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.

The current Sheriff’s Department was re-located to its current location when the Grainger County Justice Center was completed in 2005. The current jail has a capacity of 104 beds.

The Sheriff’s Department provides services to approximately 23,144 residents of Grainger County along with patrolling over 650 miles of roadways. The Grainger County Sheriff’s Department basic divisions are: Administrative, Patrol, Detective, Narcotic, School Resource Officers, Civil Process, Courtroom Security and Corrections with a total of 53 full time positions.

Important Information

The Grainger County Sheriff’s Department is located in the Grainger County
Justice Center with address of 270 Justice Center Drive, Rutledge Tennessee

Grainger County Sheriff’s Department
270 Justice Center Drive, Suite 105
P. O Box 5
Rutledge, TN 37861
Phone: 865-828-3613
Fax: 865-828-8802
Non-emergency dispatch: 865-828-3337

Administrative Office Hours:
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Patrol Deputies, Investigators, and Correctional staff provided 24 hours 7 days of week services.

Address for inmate correspondence:
Grainger County Sheriff’s Department
(Name of inmate)
(Inmate #)
P. O Box 65
Rutledge, TN 37861