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    NECX DEATH INVESTIGATION

  • July 19, 2014
    MOUNTAIN CITY - The Department of Correction is investigating an inmate death at the Northeast Correctional Complex in Mountain City. A 24-year-old inmate was pronounced dead at a local hospital around 10:03am Saturday morning. His name is being withheld pending notification of relatives. As with all in-custody deaths, other than natural causes, the Department has asked the TBI to assist in the investigation. ...More

    OFFICERS NEEDED IN WEST TENNESSEE

  • July 10, 2014
    HENNING - The Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) is now hiring Correctional Officers at the West Tennessee State Penitentiary in Henning and the Northwest Correctional Complex in Tiptonville. A job fair will be held for candidates interested in a career in law enforcement and assisting in the mission of operating safe and secure prisons. Potential candidates will be able to apply for positions at the Dyersburg Career Center on Wednesday, July 23. ...More

    NWCX DEATH INVESTIGATION

  • July 8, 2014
    TIPTONVILLE -The Department of Correction is investigating an apparent homicide at the Northwest Correctional Complex in Tiptonville following an altercation between two inmates. A 58-year-old inmate was pronounced dead at a local hospital around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. ...More

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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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