Reference Number: 
CTAS-1428

Purposes and Duties

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;
  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 T.C.A. § 41-4-140.

T.C.A. § 41-7-103.