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    TDOC LAUNCHES CITIZENS' CORRECTIONAL ACADEMY

  • April 9, 2014
    NASHVILLE - In an effort to further enhance its relationship with the public, the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) is currently accepting applications for the inaugural 2014 Citizens' Correctional Academy. The Citizens' Correctional Academy is a four week/five session program designed to give Tennesseans an in-depth look at the state's largest law enforcement agency. Classes will be held every Tuesday evening during the month of June at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville, Tennessee. ...More

    YMCA YOUTH COMMISSIONER VISITS TDOC
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  • April 7, 2014
    NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Correction welcomed YMCA Youth Commissioner Roman Darker on Friday, March 28, 2014. Darker is a student at White Station High School in Memphis, Tennessee. He was selected as one of 20 students to be part of the YMCA Youth in Government Governor's Cabinet. The Tennessee YMCA Youth in Government Program is an annual conference to offer students hands-on experience with state government. ...More

    ARRESTS MADE AT NORTHWEST CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX

  • March 12, 2014
    NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Correction Office of Investigations and Compliance has made a significant arrest in the West Tennessee Region resulting in the indictment of five people. The arrests stem from an investigation into drug trafficking into the Northwest Correctional Complex. ...More

Inclement Weather Conditions

Offenders who are required to report to probation/parole offices should contact the reporting office for possible closings due to inclement weather before traveling.  If you are unable to report to the office due to inclement weather, call the reporting office before your scheduled appointment time.

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