Corrections

Community Corrections

Assists in diverting felony offenders from the prison system. Monitoring of court costs, fines, and victim restitution; random drug screening; public service work; placement in drug/alcohol treatment programs; house arrest; continuing education services; and values clarification treatments are all components of the program. Referrals to this program are made through the court system for those who have committed felony offenses in Bledsoe, Grundy, Marion, Rhea, Sequatchie and Franklin Counties. Funded by the Department of Correction and offender supervision fees.

Misdemeanor Probation Program

The program provide supervision for those committing misdemeanor offenses by monitoring court costs, fines, victim restitution, random drug testing, public service work and placement for drug/alcohol treatment as well as house arrest, continuing education services and values clarification treatment. Referrals are through General Sessions Court and are available to individuals who have committed felony offenses in Bledsoe, Grundy, Marion, Rhea and Sequatchie counties. Funded entirely by offender supervision fees.

Victim-Offender Reconciliation Program (VORP)

VORP services will be provided in the 12th Judicial District (Bledsoe, Franklin, Grundy, Marion, Rhea and Sequatchie Counties) . Mediation is a private and voluntary process that allows individuals to resolve their own problems with the help of a trained, impartial third person. Volunteer mediators will assist disputing parties identify important needs and interests, express grievances and develop mutually acceptable solutions in an informal and less adversarial atmosphere. Funded by the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts.
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