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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.

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

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Recent News

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  • October 19, 2014
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    TDOC TO HONOR VOLUNTEERS WORKING WITH OFFENDERS
  • October 8, 2014
    NASHVILLE - On Thursday, October 16th, the Tennessee Department of Correction will hold a banquet honoring volunteers who donate their time at the Tennessee Prison for Women. Naomi Tutu, the daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, will be the keynote speaker at the event. Awards will also be given to volunteers who work in religious services, education, recreation and counseling. More than 200 volunteers are expected to attend. ...More
    FAMILIES TO RECEIVE SERVICE DOGS TRAINED BY OFFENDERS
  • October 6, 2014
    ONLY - This Friday, eight service dogs will graduate from the Retrieving Independence Program at the Turney Center Industrial Complex. This is an innovative program in which specially screened offenders train puppies to be service animals. ...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.

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