Rutherford County Juvenile Detention


Rutherford County
Juvenile Detention Center
1710 South Church Street
Suite 4
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Main Number
(615) 898-7954
(615) 898-7967

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2015 Sexual Violence Survey

2014 PREA Audit

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Youths detained in the Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center will receive the following:

  • 24 hr. supervision

  • Three (3) meals per day

  • Black and White striped jumpsuit

  • Footwear

  • Daily Showers and all hygiene supplies

  • Transportation to necessary appointments

  • Visitation with parent/guardian (30 minutes twice a week-no physical contact by appointment only, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays)

  • Mail Service (two pieces of outgoing mail a week to appropriate recipients, may receive unlimited appropriate incoming mail)

  • Phone access-business related (Tuesdays and Thursdays)

  • Phone access-parent/guardian (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)

  • Daily exercise and recreation

  • Educational services

  • Optional church services

  • Laundry Services

  • Medical services (as needed)

Legal guardians of detained youths must provide the following in a timely manner:

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  • Any prescription medicine; must be in the original container with the child’s correct name

    • Dosing will be exactly as prescribed on the container unless the Dr. or Pharmacist provides a current letter with updated dosing

  • Appropriate amount of needed undergarments in correct size

    • No under wire bras

    • White t-shirts (optional)

    • White socks

    • Underwear (no thongs)

    • Any item brought in that has unnecessary adornment will either be rejected or modified (like strings, chains, charms etc.)

Detained Youths may have:

  • Playing cards (no inappropriate pictures)

  • Paperback books

  • A small amount of appropriate personal pictures