Post Tagged with: "Department of Correction"

More Inmates, Fewer Releases Busting Prison Budget

More Inmates, Fewer Releases Busting Prison Budget

by / on November 20, 2012

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.

Read more ›

Correction Department to Vacate Troubled Facility

by / on November 7, 2011

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.

Read more ›

Correction Closes Criminal Case on Former TSEA President

by / on August 25, 2009

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

Read more ›