Inmate Programs

Reference Number: 
CTAS-2197

Library services shall be made available to all inmates. Rules of the Tennessee Corrections Institute, Rule 1400-1-.12(1).

Written policy and procedures requires that the facility shall provide for inmates to voluntarily participate in religious activity at least once each week.  Rules of the Tennessee Corrections Institute, Rule 1400-1-.12(3)..

Inmate release programs shall require:

(a) Written operational  procedures;

(b) Careful screening and selection procedures;

(c) Written rules of inmate conduct;

(d) A system of supervision to minimize inmate abuse of program privileges;

(e) A complete record-keeping system;

(f) A system for evaluating program effectiveness; and,

(g) Efforts to obtain community cooperation and support.  Rules of the Tennessee Corrections Institute, Rule 1400-1-.12(5).

Foreign nationals shall have access to the diplomatic representatives of their country of citizenship through the State Department consular notification protocols and contact information.  Rules of the Tennessee Corrections Institute, Rule 1400-1-.12(9).

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