Tennessee residents are invited to join us for Spring Citizens' Correctional Academy. The academy is a four week, six session seminar designed to provide local citizens with an in-depth look at corrections and our efforts to enhance public safety. For additional information click here.
On Friday, December 5th, Commissioner Schofield delivered the TDOC budget presentation to Governor Haslam. This proposal includes a portion of the TDOC long-term strategic vision that involves the proposed closing of Charles Bass Correctional Complex. For additional information, click here.
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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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.
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.