Facility Leader: John Jackson, Warden
John Jackson was named warden at West Tennessee Detention Facility in May 2018. Previously, he was assistant warden at La Palma Correctional Center. Jackson began his corrections career in 1991 at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He joined CoreCivic in 2002 as a shift supervisor at Leavenworth Detention Center, and has served at various facilities in multiple roles since, including chief of security, and programs-, administration-, operations-assistant warden. He holds a bachelor's degree in business management and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix.