TDOC Accepting Applications For Citizens’ Correctional Academy

TDOC Accepting Applications For Citizens' Correctional Academy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) is now accepting applications for the 13th Citizens’ Correctional Academy, a six-week program designed to give Tennesseans an in-depth look at the state’s largest law enforcement agency.  Classes will be held Tuesday evenings from September 19, 2023 through October 24, 2023 at various TDOC locations around Nashville.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about TDOC initiatives and programs from executive leadership, ask questions, and tour facilities to better understand the agency and the work of its more than 5,000 dedicated employees.

An online application for the Citizens’ Correctional Academy is available at and will be accepted through Tuesday, August 15, 2023.

WHAT:           TDOC Citizens’ Correctional Academy

WHERE:         Various locations in Nashville, TN

WHEN:          September 19, 2023 – October 24, 2023;  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

TDOC’s Citizens’ Correctional Academy was first launched in 2014 to give members of the public a behind-the-scenes look at the department’s operations and its mission to enhance public safety. For more information, click here.

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