TN DOC - West Tennessee State Penitentiary is classed as a medium security facility. It has a strengthened perimeter fence and electronic detection systems to ensure inmates stay within the facility. To help inmates prepare themselves to rejoin the wider community, TN DOC - West Tennessee State Penitentiary offers a wide range of work and treatment programs.

TN DOC - West Tennessee State Penitentiary is a state prison. This facility is operated by the state of Tennessee and is used to house and rehabilitate criminals. Inmates at TN DOC - West Tennessee State Penitentiary are generally housed in locked cells during the night and are provided certain privileges such as the use of a recreation area, TV, phones and in some cases may have a job within the prison.

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Physical Location

480 Green Chapel Road
PO Box 1150

Henning, TN 38041-1150

Contact Info

731-738-5044

Extra Information

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