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Silverdale Detention Center

Silverdale Detention Center

Customer base: Hamilton County and U.S. Marshals Service - Facility Type: Multi-Security, Managed since 1984
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7609 Standifer Gap Rd., P.O. Box 23148, Chattanooga, TN 37422
Phone: 423-892-0921 Fax: 423-894-5425

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James Deal, Warden

Facility Leader: James Deal, Warden

James Deal was named warden at Silverdale Detention Center in April 2020. Previously, he served as assistant warden at Silverdale. Prior to joining CoreCivic in 2019, Deal worked at the Georgia Department of Corrections, where he retired as a warden. He served in the Georgia Air National Guard for 12 years. Deal holds a certificate of criminal justice from Columbus State University.

Community Activities

Veterans of Foreign Wars; Boy Scouts of America - Cherokee Area Council; Parent Teachers Association; Widow and Widower Support Group; Lady Shriners of North America; Various Volunteer Fire Departments; Chattanooga Community Kitchen; Teen Challenge; Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers; Orange Grove Center (mentally disabled children); American Lung Association; Chattanooga Blood Assurance; St. Jude Research Hospital; Vietnam Veterans - Chapter 203; Chambliss Children's Home; Big Brother; Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce

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National Correctional Officers & Employees Week: Floyd Davis, Jr., Chaplain

May 12, 2017

Chaplain Floyd Davis, Jr. takes pride in the bonds of trust he has built with inmates and staff at Silverdale Detention Facility in Chattanooga, Tenn. He has been with CoreCivic for nine years and … read more

Facility PREA Information

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

Compliance Manager: James Deal, Warden



Silverdale Detention Center

Attention: Warden

P.O. Box 23148

Chattanooga, TN 37422



Partnership for Families, Children and Adults

1800 McCallie Avenue

Chattanooga TN 37404



Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

600 Market Street

Chattanooga TN 37402




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: March 19-21, 2019

PREA Audit Report: Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: December 7-9, 2015

PREA Audit Report: Download

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