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State Prison List

The Tennessee Department of Correction consists of 14 state prisons located across the state.  Ten, of those prisons, are operated by the department and four are managed privately by CoreCivic.

The department also operates the Tennessee Correction Academy which trains corrections professionals, as well as criminal justice professionals from other government agencies.


East Tennessee Region

Correctional Administrator David A. Sexton

Bledsoe County Correctional Complex (formerly Southeastern Tennessee Regional Correctional Facility) - (Bledsoe County) Pikeville

Morgan County Correctional Complex - (Morgan County) Wartburg

Northeast Correctional Complex - (Johnson County) Site 1 - Roan Mountain; (Carter County) Site 2 - Mountain City


Middle Tennessee Region

Correctional Administrator Debra Johnson

Lois M. DeBerry Special Needs Facility - (Davidson County) Nashville

Riverbend Maximum Security Institution - (Davidson County) Nashville

Tennessee Prison for Women - (Davidson County) Nashville

Turney Center Industrial Complex - (Hickman County) Site 1 - Only; (Wayne County) Annex - Clifton


West Tennessee Region

Correctional Administrator John Fisher

Mark Luttrell Transition Center - (Shelby County) Memphis

Northwest Correctional Complex - (Lake County) Tiptonville

West Tennessee State Penitentiary - (Lauderdale County) Henning

Women's Therapeutic Residential Center - (Lauderdale County) Henning


Contract & Private Managed Locations

Correctional Administrator Tony Howerton

Hardeman County Correctional Facility - (Hardeman County) Whiteville

South Central Correctional Facility - (Wayne County) Clifton

Trousdale Turner Correctional Center - (Trousdale County) Hartsville

Whiteville Correctional Facility - (Hardeman County) Whiteville