West Tennessee Detention FacilityCustomer 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
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Facility Leader: Arvil Chapman, Warden
Arvil Chapman was named warden at West Tennessee Detention Facility in 2015. Chapman previously served as warden at South Central Correctional Center, Marion Adjustment Center, and Hernando County Jail. Chapman joined CCA 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 CCA, Chapman served for 10 years in the U.S. Navy, where he worked as a correctional counselor, among other duties.
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.
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.
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