Reference Number: CTAS-1428
Purposes and Duties
The Tennessee Corrections Institute shall:
- Train correctional personnel in the methods of delivering correctional services in municipal, county and metropolitan jurisdictions;
- Evaluate correctional programs in municipal, county and metropolitan jurisdictions;
- Conduct studies and research in the area of corrections and criminal justice in order to make recommendations to the governor, the commissioner of correction and the General Assembly; and
- Inspect all local penal institutions, jails, workhouses or any other local correctional facility in accordance with T.C.A. § 41-4-140.
T.C.A. § 41-7-103.