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TN DOC - Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Center (MLCC) (Female)

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Last Updated: May 24, 2019
6000 State Rd, Memphis, TN 38134

TN DOC - Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Center (MLCC) (Female) is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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TN DOC - Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Center (MLCC) (Female) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 901-372-2080

The inmates housed at TN DOC - Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Center (MLCC) (Female) located at 6000 State Rd in Memphis, TN are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

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Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Center (MLCC) is one of three female prisons in the state of Tennessee. Opened in 1976 as a male prison, it was converted for females in June, 1999. 120 of the prison's bed capacity is designated a minimum security annex. The remainder is designated as close security.
Major programs include educational and library services, counseling, job assignments, religious services and medical/mental health services, as well as support group programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous, therapeutic community programs, and drug education. MLCC has a dog training program designed to help rehabilitate offenders while teaching them a marketable job skill.

Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Center is a close custody facility located in Memphis Tennessee. It houses up to 454 female inmates. Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Center is also responsible for running a minimum security annex that houses 120 female offenders. All inmates are provided basic medical, dental and mental health treatment services during their incarceration. Additionally, offenders can receive individual and group counseling, and receive substance abuse treatment that includes Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous. Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Center has a dog training program that allows the inmate to work with shelter dogs from the ColliervilleAnimal Shelter. The program enablesoffenders to teach the dogs obedience training and is one of the most coveted programs at the facility. This prison offers various religious worshipservices and additional counseling through the Chaplain's office.

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Covid Visitation Information

Visitation is currently SUSPENDED at all Tennessee Prisons across the state.

Out of an abundance of caution and to protect what we consider a vulnerable population, the TDOC made the decision to suspend visitation until further notice. This decision is being re-evaluated daily and based on current updates of the COVID-19 impact in Tennessee.

Out of an abundance of caution and to protect what we consider a vulnerable population, the TDOC made the decision to suspend visitation until further notice. This decision is being re-evaluated daily and based on current updates of the COVID-19 impact in Tennessee.

Visitation Information

TN DOC - Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Center (MLCC)(Female) -Visitation


The visiting schedule for Mark Luttrell Transition Center is as follows:

MAIN BUILDING by Resident’s Last Name Phase I
Saturdays Sundays
A-K 07:30a.m. – 09:30a.m.
A-K 12:30p.m. – 2:30p.m.
L-Z 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
L-Z 3:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.

Phase II
Saturdays Sundays
A-K 12:30p.m. – 2:30p.m.
A-K 07:30a.m. – 09:30a.m.
L-Z 3:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
L-Z 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.

Phase III Saturdays
Dorms 1 & 2 08:00 a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Dorms 3 & 4 12:30 p.m. – 4:30p.m.

Dorms 3 & 4 08:00 a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Dorms 1 & 2 12:30 p.m. – 4:30p.m.

Residential Advisors
Mondays Fridays
5:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Saturdays Sunday
3:00pm – 5:00p.m.
07:30a.m. – 09:30a.m.

State Holiday Visitation
State Holidays are designated by the Commissioner. Holiday schedules times will be announced through memorandums.

NOTE: No visitors will be processed 30 minutes prior to the end of visitation. Residents may not receive more than four (4) adult visitors at any given time. During shift change there shall be no resident movement.

General Visitation Rules

A person legally authorized to possess a firearm may transport and safely store a firearm or ammunition in a locked motor vehicle or locked container securely attached to the vehicle while on or utilizing the designated facility parking area. The firearm/ ammunition shall be kept out of ordinary observation. Introduction of contraband or failure to secure your authorized firearm(s)/ammunition could cause your visiting privileges to be suspended.

Residents shall be responsible for ensuring that their visit is conducted in an orderly manner in compliance with the rules and regulations set forth by the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) and the institution. Failure to follow visitation rules may result in disciplinary action, suspension of visiting privileges, or both.

Parking is available at the visitor’s own risk. MLTC is not and will not be responsible for any vandalism or theft to the personal property of the visitor’s vehicle.

All visitors will park in any available parking spot, except for reserved spaces.

All cars parked on state property must be secured by rolling all windows up and locking all doors. Neither Mark Luttrell Transition Center nor the Tennessee Department of Correction will be responsible for items / property left in visitor’s car.

Handicapped visitors may use the handicapped parking spots directly in front of the main building using a parking decal or tag that is present. A ramp is available for handicapped persons at main building and annex visiting area.

We ask that you do not arrive on state property until 15 minutes prior to the scheduled visitation start time.

Any visitor not processed must leave state property / parking lot for security reasons. We cannot allow loitering or congestion on the parking lot, in front of the building, or in the hallway of the administration building

All visitors must register his / her name in a ledger, submit to frisk search, clear a metal detector, and have their left hand stamped with incandescent ink and submit a valid ID before being issued a visitor’s badge and being allowed to enter the visiting gallery.

Residents must remain behind painted line on floor while at the vending machines. Not in proper place

Processing of visitors shall be temporarily stopped during count times, and shall resume upon the clearing of institutional counts.

MLTC staff will act professionally and be respectful toward visitors. Visitors becoming argumentative or using profanity may be asked to leave or may have visits denied and / or suspended.

These rules cannot cover every incident that may occur during visitation. Good judgment, tact, and careful consideration will be used whenever a situation arises that is not covered by these rules and advise the Visitation Supervisor and / or Shift Commander.

Office hours for Visitation questions and problems are as follows: Monday/Friday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Telephone #: (901) 531-1838 - Visitation Office


Visitor must register upon entering the institution at checkpoint. Visitors must sign into the visitor logbook. (License plate number is required when signing logbook.) All visitors, regardless of age, must show current and valid identification before being allowed to visit. All identification for persons 16 and older must be a state or government-issued photo ID and must be current. Exceptions for no photo on a state ID will be made for senior citizens only.

Acceptable identification includes:

A current driver’s license
A government or military ID
Birth certificate and/or marriage license (for minors and/or proof of relationship only. Cannot be used in place of valid photo id.)
School identification cards (minors only, birth certificate will still be required).
Social security cards or expired driver’s license are not considered acceptable identification.


Prospective visitors shall complete and return a visitation application with a current photograph to the institution via mail to:
Mark Luttrell Transition Center 6000 State Road
Memphis, Tennessee 38134

Applications shall be approved or denied within thirty (30) days of receipt. Visitation staff will notify the offender of the decision.

It is the resident’s responsibility to notify their prospective visitor of the decision regarding their visitation application.

All visitors, regardless of age, must have an approved Visitation Application (CR-2152) with current photo and any necessary documentation (notary form, birth certificate, marriage license, etc.) on file before they can be admitted into the visitation area. It can take up to 30 days for an application to be processed.

All sections of the CR-2152 shall be completed. A driver’s license number or state ID number is required.) If any falsification of the visitation form occurs by a visitor applicant, the visitor applicant shall not be allowed to resubmit a visitor application (CR-2152) for a minimum of six months.

Approval of visitors shall be at the Superintendent’s discretion, in accordance with the following guidelines:

All immediate family members who apply and eight (8) additional adults may be approved to visit an resident upon receipt of a Visitor Application (CR- 2152). Classification residents and Maximum Security resident may visit with immediate family only.

Four adults plus children are permitted to visit an resident at one time.

All applications must be updated every two years with current photo and any necessary documentation. When a visitor comes to visit and it is discovered that his/her application is over two years old, they will be informed that they have 30 days to update their application or their visits will be denied.

Children under 18 years of age may visit; however a CR-2152 with recent photograph must be on file along with a completed and notarized Parental Consent/Release form (CR-2152 page 2). Children under the age of five (5) no picture is required on visitation application. A Parental Consent/Release form gives permission from the custodial parent or legal guardian to have the child brought in by an escort who may bring the minor child in to visit as long as they themselves are on the resident’s approved visitation list. A parental Consent/Release form also gives visitation staff permission to search the minor child. Although identification is not required for children under the age of 16 years, a copy of the minor’s birth certificate and/or legal documentation showing proof of custody must be on file for any minor child under the age of 18. If a minor under the age of 18 is married to the resident, they do not need to have a completed Parental/Consent form instead a copy of the marriage certificate will be required.

Visitors may not be placed on more than one (1) resident’s visiting list unless immediate family.

Any visitor who has visited and who has been taken off the visiting list of a resident at any institution shall be required to wait one (1) year before being processed to visit another resident. The Superintendent may make an exception only if the resident is immediate family.

Any person the Superintendent determines could have a harmful influence on the resident and/or may constitute a threat to the security of the institution shall not be approved for visitation.

Visitors with prior felony convictions – only immediate family members may submit a visitor application for approval six (6) months following release from incarceration or placement on probation/community corrections or parole supervision. (A written consent of supervising officer/counselor is required.)

Current or former employees of TDOC, TRICOR, or contract agencies (in Tennessee), interns, and practicum students shall not be approved unless they are immediate family members of the resident.

If the person’s separation from TDOC service was due to a violation of state law, e.g., trafficking in contraband whether or not prosecution occurred, visitation requests will not be considered, even if the employee has become
an immediate family member.

If the person’s separation from TDOC service was the result of a violation of Policy #305.03 Employee/Offender Relationships, visitation requests will not be considered, even if the employee has become an immediate family member.

If a person’s separation from TDOC service was voluntary and not due to the events as described above, the individual may submit an application for consideration after forty-eight (48) months from the date of TDOC separation.

If a person’s separation from TDOC service was completely voluntary with no policy violation and the person is currently married to the resident, visitation requests shall not be considered for a period of twelve (12)from the date of marriage to the resident, or for a period of 48 months from the date of TDOC separation. If the former employee worked at the facility where visitation would occur visitation will not be allowed.

Former TDOC employees, on visitation list as of October 1998, shall be allowed to remain on the list.

Immediate family: Mother, father, husband, wife, son/daughter, grandchild, brother, sister, grandmother/father, half-bother/sister, son/daughter-in law, brother/sister-in-law, father/mother-in-law, adoptive parents and step-parents.

Legal Guardian: A person appointed by the court to provide partial or full supervision, protection, and assistance of the minor child, as evidenced by a certified copy of a court order.


All visitors and vehicles are subject to search. Refusal to submit to any type of search shall be sufficient grounds to deny a visit and may result in suspension of visitation privileges. Visitors are responsible for making sure their vehicles are locked and secured. Drug K-9’s may be used during vehicle searches.

Any visitor found to have in their possession drugs, alcohol or weapons may be permanently prohibited from visiting at any TDOC facility. Visitors having prescription drugs on state property must have the drugs in the prescription bottle or have a copy of the prescription with them. THIS IS A TOBACCO-FREE FACILITY.

Visitors will be frisk-searched before being allowed admittance into the visiting area.

All items in the visitor’s possession shall also be searched.

Visitors may be randomly searched or searched for probable cause at any time during their visit.

All searches shall be in compliance with TDOC Policy #506.06.

All visitors shall dress in an appropriate manner.

Clothing shall fit in an appropriate manner. Clothing appearing to be too large or too small for wearer will be rejected by the Visitation Supervisor / Shift Supervisor.

Visitors must wear undergarments. (Samples of undergarments deemed inappropriate are thongs and water brassieres).

Appropriate footwear – Open toe shoes or sandals are permitted, but shower-shoes, flip-flops, house-shoes, etc. are not permitted.

Shorts and skirts are permitted provided the leg is covered within three (3”) inches above the knee while the visitor is in a standing position with the garment worn in the position in which it is intended to be worn. Splits in skirts apply to the three (3”) inch rule.

The below listed types of clothing are specifically prohibited throughout the year:

  • Garments manufactured from spandex or spandex-type fabrics.
  • Any clothing that is transparent or translucent in nature.
  • Sleeveless shirts / blouses / dresses.
  • Dresses or clothing exposing a bare chest / back / midriff.
  • Camouflage attire.
  • Worn or tattered clothing with holes.
  • Any clothing with logos that contain pictures, slogans, or vulgarity, or contain signs or symbols of security threat groups (STG), or any clothing determined by the processing officer to be associated with any STG will cause visitation termination. This association may be made by color combination, design, or logos affixed to the clothing, or the manner in which the clothing is worn.
  • Bandannas.


Personal property shall be restricted to the following:

  • Only one (1) small key ring allowed; keys only, remove nail clippers, jump drives, etc.
  • Two (2) baby diapers, ten (10) baby wipes in clear plastic container, one (1) clear plastic baby bottle, powdered baby formula in clear plastic bag, not to exceed amount for 2 feedings and one unopened PLASTIC jar of baby food will be allowed in the visiting gallery.
  • Free-world money is not allowed inside the institution. Debit cards can be purchased at checkpoint for purchases from the vending machine. The initial Debit Card can be purchased using a five dollar bill. Once the initial card is purchased it will included a credit of three ($3.00) dollars. Each visitor will be permitted to have one (1) debit card per visit. Debit cards shall not have over $25.00 dollars on them at any time.

The visitation officers are not allowed to accept or hold any unauthorized items. All items not allowed in the institution must be returned to the visitor’s car.


Visitors may be denied entry into the visiting area for any reason, including but not limited to:

  • Refusing or unable to show proper identification.
  • Refusing to submit to a search
  • Appearing to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Possession of contraband
  • Inappropriate dress
  • Displaying of Security Threat Group (STG/gang-related) symbols or affiliation.

Visits may be terminated by the visitation supervisor; however, less restrictive measures may be used, such as warning the resident and/or the visitor(s) or placing resident and/or visitor in an assigned seat(s).

Example of reasons for warnings or termination of visits include but not limited to:

  • Residents or visitors who violate visitation conduct rules.
  • Failure by visitors to control their children
  • Visitor and resident engage in unacceptable physical contact.
  • The visit will be terminated if the resident or visitor leaves the visiting area.
  • Visiting privileges may be suspended for up to six (6) months by the Superintendent if:
  • Upon reviewing a denial/termination, he/she feels it is warranted.
  • During the visit, it becomes apparent the visitor and/or resident have become intoxicated.
  • Visitor and/or resident repeatedly violate visiting rules.
  • Visitor continually fails to control children.
  • Visitor will not, after a verbal warning, refrain from unacceptable physical contact.
  • Visitor refuses a frisk-search (or strip search if with good cause).
  • Physical contact shall be restricted to a brief embrace and kiss at the beginning and end of each visit. Residents and visitors shall not engage in undue physical contact, i.e., caressing, kissing, lap-sitting, entwining of the legs, etc. Open-mouth kissing is not allowed. Holding hands during a visit is permissible.

Children shall be kept under the constant supervision of the custodial parent, legal guardian or approved escort listed on the Parental Consent/Release form at all times.

Children shall be accompanied to play areas, restrooms and any other area outside the immediate area in which the visit is being conducted by the custodial parent, legal guardian or approved escort listed on the Parental Consent/Release form, not the resident.
Children shall be escorted from the checkpoint area to parking lot and vice versa by the custodial parent, legal guardian or approved escort listed on the Parental Consent/Release form.

Children shall not be allowed to remain in vehicles unattended.

Children shall not be allowed to play or interact with any resident not being visited by said child/children and/or adults accompanying said child/children. No resident shall be allowed to play with, carry or hold any child/children belonging to other residents or visitors and not belonging to the particular resident or his personal visitor(s).

Children are not permitted to run, wrestle, crawl on floor, or climb on chairs, windows sills, bookshelves or tables.

No toys, books games, movies, or crayons will be permitted to leave the playroom area.

No throwing or breaking toys.

No writing on walls, tables, chairs, or floors,

Boisterous, disruptive behavior or failure to follow visitation rules shall be sufficient grounds for termination of a visit.

Diapers or soled clothing must be changed in the visitation bathroom not in the visiting gallery or in the children’s playroom.


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