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Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility

Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility

Customer base: Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County - Facility Type: Multi-Security, Managed since 1992
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5115 Harding Place, Nashville, TN 37211
Phone: 615-831-7088 Fax: 615-831-9061

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Programming Opportunities
Life Skills
Blair Leibach, Warden

Facility Leader: Blair Leibach, Warden

Blair Leibach was named warden at Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility in January 2018. Leibach joined CoreCivic in 2007 as assistant warden at South Central Correctional Center and later became warden at Metro and Trousdale Turner Correctional Center. Leibach began his corrections career in 1985 with the Illinois Department of Corrections, where he served as a correctional officer, sergeant, lieutenant, captain, major, assistant warden of Operations and warden.

Facility Awards

1995 Facility of the Year

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Transforming Lives In Good Faith
August 25, 2017
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Wheelchair-Refurbishing Program Inspires Inmates to Help Others

August 02, 2017

CoreCivic’s Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility has donated more than 8,000 refurbished wheelchairs to people in need all over the world — all thanks to the hard work and dedication of our … read more

CoreCivic Volunteer Goes the Extra Mile to Help Inmates Practice Their Faith

April 25, 2017

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Speaking Change: Healing and Hope in the Spoken Word

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Yvette Snowden believes in the power of words. As the librarian at Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility in Nashville, Tenn., she shares good literature with the offenders she serves." … read more

Facility PREA Information

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

Compliance Manager:Shameka Bivens, Chief of Unit Management


Third Party Reporting Method(s):
External parties (such as inmate family members or other outside contacts) can call the Ethics Hotline at 1-866-757-4448 or they can report a PREA allegation directly by calling the facility at 615-831-7088.


For the inmate population: Calling *1045# from the inmate phone system will direct them to the Nashville Sexual Assault Center. Inmates can call the PREA hotline from the inmate phone system, verbally inform any staff member, send a confidential letter to the Warden, and/or mail a letter to the Managing Director at the Facility Support Center.

Call the CoreCivic Ethics and Compliance Hotline: 1-800-461-9330, or

Facility PREA Policy (14-2): Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: June 26-28, 2017

PREA Audit Report: Download

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