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West Tennessee Detention Facility

West Tennessee Detention Facility

Customer base: U.S. Marshals Service; Immigration and Customs Enforcement; Department of Homeland Security - Facility Type: Multi-Security, Owned since 1990
6299 Finde Naifeh Jr. Drive, P.O. Box 509, Mason, TN 38049
Phone: 901-294-3060 Fax: 901-294-2936

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John Jackson, Warden

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.

Community Activities

Tipton County Chamber of Commerce; Southern States Correctional Association; Mason Police Department (Reserves); North American Association of Wardens and Carl Perkins Center; Bureau of Prison's Mid-Atlantic Division; local Lions Club; local March of Dimes; Kwanis International; Fraternal Order of Police, Covington Chapter.

Facility Awards

Received plaque from March of Dimes; Received Emerald Award and plaque from the Carl Perkins Abuse Prevention Center; Publication in Salvation Army newsletter for donating to a needy family at Christmas.

Facility PREA Information

The following information is provided in accordance with PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003). Learn more

Compliance Manager: Stacy Giles, Assistant Warden    

Third Party Reporting Method(s):

USMS — Office of Inspector General (OIG): 1-800-869-4499

ICE Community & Detainee Hotline: 1-888-351-4024

ICE Office of Professional (OPR) Joint Intake Center (JIC): 1-877-246-8253 or:

P.O. Box 14475 
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20044

Facility PREA Policy (14-2): Download

PREA Audit Date: August 17-19, 2015

PREA Audit Report: Download

PREA Audit Date: July 9, 2018

PREA Audit Report: Download

For media inquiries please consult Lori Counts, the Public Information Officer for this facility.