South Central Correctional Center
555 Forest Ave., P.O. Box 279
Clifton, Tennessee, TN 38425
Fax: 931-676-5104 Career Information Line: 866-628-9477
Facility Public Information Officer: Greg Abrams, Greg.Abrams@cca.com
Facility Type: Male, Medium Security, Managed since 1992
Warden: Arvil Chapman
Arvil Chapman was named warden of South Central Correctional Center in June 2011. Previously he served as warden of Kit Carson Correctional Center, Marion Adjustment Center and Hernando County Jail [when it was a CCA facility] beginning November 2005. Before joining CCA, Warden Chapman served in the United States Navy as a correctional specialist from 1983 to 1993. He then joined CCA as a correctional officer at South Central Correctional Facility in Clifton, Tennessee, where he promoted from senior correctional officer, to captain, and finally to unit manager. In 2002, Chapman was promoted to assistant warden of Tall Trees and Shelby Training Center in Memphis, Tennessee. In 2004, Chapman transferred to Marion Adjustment Center, where he served for over a year as assistant warden before his Hernando County Jail appointment.
Total beds: 1676
Tennessee Department of Corrections
ACA Accreditation: Yes
South Central Correctional Center supports several local organizations; High School Boys and Girls Soccer Coaches; Wayne County Chamber of Commerce; Clifton City Chamber of Commerce; Dixie Youth Baseball Board for Wayne County and coaching positions; Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squads; Family's First; Elders and Deacons of local churches.
Awards: ACA Accreditation and Reaccreditation in 1994, 1997, 2000, 2003 and 2006; 2001 Tennessee Department of Environmental Safety; Numerous CCA Community Service Awards
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