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    TDOC TO HOST FAMILY AND FRIENDS FORUM
  • November 13, 2014
    KNOXVILLE - On Wednesday, November 19, the Tennessee Department of Correction will hold a Family and Friends forum. Family members and friends of offenders are invited to attend and meet with TDOC executive staff and officers, who will be available to listen to their concerns and answer questions about policies, procedures and daily operations of the Tennessee Department of Correction. ...More
    DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO HOLD CAREER FAIR
  • November 7, 2014
    MEMPHIS - The Tennessee Department of Correction will hold a career fair on November 14th at Goodwill Industries on Austin Peay Highway. Recruiters will be on hand to discuss exciting career opportunities within the Department of Correction at West Tennessee State Prison. A number of positions are available, including openings for correctional officers. Qualified applications will be granted interviews on the spot. Those planning to attend should being copies of their resume and dress professionally. ...More
    RMSI OFFICER ASSAULTED BY DEATH ROW INMATE
  • November 6, 2014
    NASHVILLE - Last night at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution, an incident occurred involving an assault on an officer. Death row inmate Heck Van Tran used hot water to assault an officer. The officer was treated by medical personnel. Mr. Tran has received a disciplinary infracton of assault on staff. The Office of Investigation and Compliance is currently investigating the incident. ...More

Job Fairs

Friday, November 14, 2014

10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Goodwill
3830 Austin Peay Highway
Memphis, Tennessee 38128

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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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.