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TDOC Accepting Applications For Fall Citizens' Correctional Academy

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | 03:13pm

Nashville –The Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) is now accepting applications for the Fall 2014 Citizens’ Correctional Academy. The academy is a four week/five session program designed to give Tennesseans an in-depth look at the state’s largest law enforcement agency. Classes will be held every Tuesday evening during the month of September at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville.

Citizens’ Correctional Academy is designed to give the public a better understanding of our agency through a hands-on approach. The academy also highlights the work of more than 6,800 men and women who are dedicated to keeping our communities safe,” Commissioner Derrick D. Schofield said.

Applications for the Citizens’ Correctional Academy are available on the departmental website at or you may request an application by emailing

  • Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, August 20, 2014
  • Classes begin on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

For more information, call Tashonda Burton at 615.253.8133.

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