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Whiteville Correctional Facility

Whiteville Correctional Facility

Customer base: Tennessee Department of Corrections - Facility Type: Medium Security, Owned since 1998
1440 Union Springs Road, P.O. Box 679, Whiteville, TN 38075
Phone: 731-254-9400 Fax: 731-254-9407

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Arvil Chapman, Warden

Facility Leader: Arvil Chapman, Warden

Arvil Chapman was named warden at Whiteville Correctional Facility in April 2018. Previously, he served as warden at West Tennessee Detention Facility, South Central Correctional Center, Marion Adjustment Center, and Hernando County Jail. Chapman joined CoreCivic in 1993 as a correctional officer at South Central, where he also served as a sergeant, shift supervisor and unit manager. He was promoted to assistant warden at the Shelby Training Center/Tall Trees facilities, and transferred to Marion Adjustment as assistant warden. Before joining CoreCivic, Chapman served for 10 years in the U.S. Navy, where he worked as a correctional counselor, among other duties.

Community Activities

American Cancer Society; Relay for Life/Leadership Hardeman County Training/Carl Perkins Center for Child Abuse Prevention/HOSTS; Helping One Student to Succeed; Program at Whiteville Elementary School/Annual Fingerprint-Identification Cards for Parents; Hardeman County Board of Education Training (in-service); Hardeman County Foster Child Association

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Facility PREA Information

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

Compliance Manager: Nicole Walker, Assistant Warden

Third Party Reporting Method(s):

WRAP (Wo/Men's Resource and Rape Assistance Program)
62 Directors Row
Jackson, TN  38305
Phone: 731-668-0411

Facility PREA Policy (14-2): Download

Tennessee Department of Corrections PREA Policy (502.06.1): Download

PREA Audit Date: March 16-18, 2015

PREA Audit Report: Download

PREA Audit Date: April 17-19, 2017

PREA Audit Report: Download

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