Murray Blackwelder, Sheriff

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Lincoln County Sheriff's Department
4151 Thornton Taylor Parkway
Fayetteville, Tennessee 37334
(931) 433-9821 / FAX (931) 433-9558
JAIL: (931) 433-3111

The Jail was built in 1990, added onto in 2015.
Sheriff employees
1- Sheriff
1- Chief Deputy
1- Captain
1- Patrol  Lt.
1- Courthouse Security
15- Deputies (including 2 K-9 officers)
5- Sgt (including 1 Sgt narcotics)
4- Investigators
2- School Resource Officers
1- Part time deputy

Jail employees
1- Jail Administrator
1- Jail Lt.
4- Sgt
4- Corporals
1- Food Service Manager
2- Maintenance
38- Correction officers (including 2 transport officers, 1 litter officer, and 2 cooks)

The number of beds once addition is complete will be 276.

To meet the needs of the County, the Sheriff's Department is staffed 24 hours a day