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COVID-19 INFORMATION
Effective immediately, the number of visitors, by appointment only, allowed at all state facilities will increase from two to four, per offender. This adjustment will allow for children, of any age, to visit. Click here for contact information to schedule a visit.
TDOC Inmates COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations

Executions

The Department of Correction is charged with carrying out death sentences in Tennessee. Although methods have changed, capital punishment has existed in Tennessee, off and on, throughout its history. In 1998, lethal injection became the method of execution for those offenses committed on or after January 1, 1999.