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Whiteville Correctional Facility

Whiteville Correctional Facility

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

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Chance Leeds, Warden

Facility Leader: Chance Leeds, Warden

Chance Leeds was named warden at Whiteville Correctional Facility in April 2022. Leeds joined CoreCivic in 2014 as a shift supervisor at La Palma Correctional Center. He was later promoted to assistant chief of security at La Palma and then to chief of security at Eloy Detention Center. In 2019, Leeds was promoted to assistant warden at Central Arizona Florence Correctional Complex. In 2021, he transferred to Hardeman County Correctional Facility as assistant warden. Prior to joining CoreCivic, Leeds worked at the Idaho Department of Corrections, where he served as correctional officer and shift supervisor. 

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: Shameka Bivens, Assistant Warden 


Third Party Reporting Method(s):


Warden's Office: 731-254-9400

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

Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) PREA Tip Line: 615-253-8178



Warden's Office
Whiteville Correctional Facility
1440 Union Springs Road
P.O. Box 679 
Whiteville, TN 38075 


Tennessee Department of Corrections
320 Sixth Ave North,
Nashville, TN 37243-0465


Facility PREA Policy (14-2): Download

Tennessee Department of Corrections PREA Policy (502.06.1): Download

PREA Audit Date: December 5-7, 2022

PREA Audit Report: Download

PREA Audit Date: April 17-19, 2017

PREA Audit Report: Download

PREA Audit Date: March 16-18, 2015

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PREA Audit Date: June 1-4, 2020

PREA Audit Report: Download

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