Tennessee Department of Correction offering citizen classes

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Posted at 9:17 PM, Apr 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-07 15:43:29-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — For those interested in a behind-the-scenes look at the Tennessee Department of Correction, officials will now give residents a full observation.

TDOC offers a citizen's academy that runs for six weeks in Nashville.

The classes include programs from leadership, two facilities tours and a visit with the community supervision field office.

Those who are interested can apply online.

The deadline to apply is April 13. Classes run from May until June.


  • Must be 18-years-old of age
  • No criminal history other than minor traffic violations
  • Must be able to attend all six sessions
  • Must not currently have a family member or loved one incarcerated in TDOC custody or on community supervision
  • Must complete, sign, and return all required forms, waivers and agreements