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Due to the impact of COVID-19 & recent CDC recommendations regarding travel, visitation will not be held for the Thanksgiving holiday (Thursday and Friday) at BCCX, MCCX, MLTC, & TCIX. Click here for FAQ's & Guidelines for Reopening Visitation & Volunteer Services at BCCX, MCCX, MLTC, and TCIX - Visitation will not be available for offenders housed in Unit 28 at BCCX - Visitation at these four sites is by appointment only.
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19 - Visitation Is Currently Suspended At All Prisons, except BCCX, MCCX, MLTC, and TCIX.
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Northwest Correctional Complex

Warden Kevin Genovese

Warden Kevin Genovese


960 State Route 212

Tiptonville, Tennessee 38079

(Lake County)

(731) 253-5000

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The Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) site is one of five prototypically designed prisons in Tennessee. The Lake County site is the primary educational prison for the TDOC. The educational program includes special education services, adult basic education, preparation for GED testing, college degree programs, Title 1, and vocational education programs which include welding, masonry, carpentry, painting, HVAC, engine and vehicle repair, and TRICOR maufacturing programs.

Due to the lack of industry at NWCX, focus has been placed on education and community service. Over 100,000 hours of community service work are provided to state and local government and non-profit agencies each year by this complex.