TDOC announces opening of nation's first statewide drug recovery court

Officials say court will divert offenders in need of substance abuse treatment away from prison   More

Group lobbies state to reform prisons — and save money

Tennessee Consultation on Criminal Justice is encouraging study to tackle overcrowding   More

Prisoner's complaint leads to federal investigation, oversight of Robertson Co. jail facility

County makes deal with feds after bad conditions found in jail filled with mostly non-county prisoners More

Haslam expects increase in Correction spending after monitoring of dead parolees

Department also likely to get more money to account for more people in jails than state expected More

TDOC assistant commissioner resigns following parole audit

Gary Tullock submitted his resignation, effective immediately, following a hearing Wednesday More

Two, including former correctional officer, charged in death row escape plot

Davidson County grand jury charges two men with plot to help lone female death row inmate escape More

Correction officials considered major policy changes prior to Bass Annex shutdown

Suggested facility changes included better screening, more inmate counts and physical upgrades More

Shuttered Charles Bass annex symbolizes state's lack of minimum-security programs

With the closing of The Farm, the door slammed shut on the best opportunity inmates had to work back into society More

Department of Correction ‘quickly’ decides to close work release facility

Officials said Charles Bass annex could no longer function as secure facility   More

Escaped Tennessee inmate arrested in Texas, faces charges

Jacob Foster had been working on road crew when he allegedly fled More
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