The mission at Jail East is to employ sound correction practices, provide a safe and humane averment for both staff and inmates in which public safety is emphasized and inmates in which public safety is emphasized and integrity in words and actions is practiced. We currently house females and adjudicated juveniles at Jail East.
The Shelby County Sheriff Office Jail East facility is located at 6201 Haley Road in Memphis, Tennessee, 16 miles from our main facility in downtown Memphis.
Jail East is a two-story direct supervision facility which opened on June 6, 1999. The double-celled facility has a housing capacity of 382. Jail East is a full-service, satellite facility. In the audit year of 2014, booked 10,974. The average length of stay is currently 7.0 days.