Whiteville Correctional Facility

Customer base: Tennessee Department of Corrections - Facility Type: Medium Security, Owned since 1998
  • Capacity1536
  • ACA AccreditedYes
  • PopulationMale

Facility Leader: Tammy Ford, Warden

Tammy Ford, Warden Tammy Ford became warden at Whiteville Correctional Facility in 2015. Ford joined CCA in 1997 as a correctional officer at Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, where she also served as a senior correctional officer, correctional counselor, unit manager, shift supervisor, compliance coordinator and SORT member. She was promoted to assistant warden at Hardeman County Correctional Facility and later served in the same role at Northeast Ohio, Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility and Whiteville. She was promoted to warden at West Tennessee Detention Facility. While working at CCA, she was a police officer at the Southwest Municipal Police Department. Prior to joining CCA, Ford worked as a youth development aide at the Pennsylvania State Youth Development Center. She holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Youngstown State University.

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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Population: Male