Reference Number: 
CTAS-2467

The Tennessee corrections institute shall:

  1. Train correctional personnel in the methods of delivering correctional services in municipal, county and metropolitan jurisdictions;
  2. Evaluate correctional programs in municipal, county and metropolitan jurisdictions. At the request of the commissioner of correction, the institute may also evaluate state correctional programs;
  3. 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
  4. Inspect all local penal institutions, jails, workhouses or any other local correctional facility in accordance with § 41-4-140.

T.C.A § 41-7-103.

The following links are to the Tennessee Corrections Institute website.

TCI Website

TCI Minimum Standards

Standards Booklet

Pre-Employment Waiver Parameters

Pre-Employment Waiver Request Form

Plan of Action Form

Plan of Action Release Form

Training Requirements

Training Policies and Procedures for Local Agencies

County Corrections Partnership Initiative