Post Tagged with: "Department of Correction"

More Inmates, Fewer Releases Busting Prison Budget

More Inmates, Fewer Releases Busting Prison Budget

November 20, 2012 at 8:37 am

Inmates are entering Tennessee prisons faster than they’re being released, and the Correction Department says the unforeseen trend is busting the agency’s budget. The state prison system has asked for an extra $50 million to make it through this year.

Correction Department to Vacate Troubled Facility

November 7, 2011 at 5:31 pm

The Tennessee Department of Correction has announced plans to close the Charles Bass Correctional Complex Annex. The minimum security part of the facility – which houses work-release inmates – has been the site of several escapes, including one just last week.

Correction Closes Criminal Case on Former TSEA President

August 25, 2009 at 12:52 pm

The Tennessee Department of Correction has closed its case against the former president of the State Employees Association.