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WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION

Effective Monday, September 22, all offenders who normally report to the Charlotte Probation/Parole Office will begin reporting to their probation/parole officers at 425 Henslee Drive, Dickson, Tennessee.

Media Lottery Drawing

Click here to view the Media Lottery Number Assignment for the execution of Billy Ray Irick scheduled for October 7 at 7 p.m.

Family & Friends Forum

Join us for an open forum for family and friends of offenders currently incarcerated or on community supervision. Attendees will be presented with an overview of the department with breakout sessions immediately following.

 

Sessions will be held in Jackson, Nashville and Knoxville at the following locations:

 

Jackson National Guard Armory (flyer)

1510 US Highway 70 Bypass (Dr. F.E. Wright Drive)

Jackson, TN 38301

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

 

Nashville National Guard Armory (flyer)

3041 Sidco Drive

Nashville, TN 37204

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

 

278th Armored Cavalry Regiment (flyer)

3330 Sutherland Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37919

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Scam Alert

Use caution when responding to phone calls from anyone claiming to be able to assist with early release from prison. For additional information, click here.


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Recent News

    NEWS MEDIA WITNESSES SELECTED

  • September 23, 2014
    NASHVILLE – In accordance with Tennessee law, representatives from the following news media agencies have been selected to witness the execution of Billy Ray Irick on October 7, 2014: ...More

    EMPLOYEE ARRESTED FOR MISAPPROPRIATION OF FUNDS

  • September 8, 2014
    NASHVILLE – A former Tennessee Department of Correction employee has been indicted by the Davidson County Grand Jury on several charges including official misconduct and theft over $60,000. Mary A. Williams, a former records clark at Tennessee Prison for Women, is accused of siphoning money from offenders' accounts over the course of three-years. ...More
    TDOC CAREER FAIR PLANNED FOR WEST TENNESSEE FACILITIES
  • September 12, 2014
    HENNING/TIPTONVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Correction will be holding two job fairs next week. TDOC recruiters will be on hand to discuss career opportunities at the West Tennessee State Penitentiary (WTSP) and Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) facilities. There are currently 35 correctional officer positions available at WTSP and 38 at NWCX. ...More

    TDOC TO HOST FAMILY AND FRIENDS FORUM

  • September 8, 2014
    JACKSON – The Department of Correction will hold an open forum for family and friends of offenders. This is part of the ongoing mission to operate safe and secure prisons and provide effective community supervision in order to enhance public safety.  The first of three forums will take place in West Tennessee with subsequent forums planned for East and Middle Tennessee later this year. Family and friends of offenders currently incarcerated or on community supervision are invited to attend. ...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.

How Are We Doing?

Link to Customer Service Survey

TDOC Recruitment Videos

The 6,800 professionals who make up the Tennessee Department of Correction are our most valuable resource. Visit employment to hear some of our team members explain why they chose a career with the TDOC and to see some of our team in action.