The Kingsport City Jail is a state certified holding facility, falling under the rules and regulation of the Tennessee Corrections Institute.The jail is inspected annually by a State of Tennessee Detention Facilities Specialist to ensure that the facility and staff are meeting the requisite criteria.Corrections Officers are responsible for booking, processing, and securing individuals who are arrested by Kingsport Police Officers until they are released or transferred to another facility.
Lieutenant Justin Quillin received his Associate of Science in General Studies from Northeast State Community College.He joined the Kingsport Police Department in 1995 and has served in a variety of capacities including Patrol Officer, Community Police, a supervisor in both the Training Unit and Patrol Division, and Administrative Lieutenant.Lieutenant Quillin is a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy.He has fulfilled several specialized roles including S.W.A.T. Operator, Honor Guard Team member, and Department Chaplain.He was promoted to Lieutenant in May of 2013 and currently serves as Jail Administrator.
**Effective December 1, 2015 the Kingsport City Jail no longer provides fingerprinting services to the general public.Individuals needing to be fingerprinted for non-law enforcement purposes are instructed to contact any of the Kingsport area U.P.S. Stores or the Washington County, TN Sheriff