"When we pulled in to West Tennessee Detention Center, Budha Belly stood up again."

West Tennessee Detention Center

West Tennessee Detention Center is now called West Tennessee Detention Facility.  It is located in Mason, Tennessee.  It functions as a high, medium and low security detention facility for males.  The West Tennessee Detention Facility is run by the CCA under contract with the US Federal Bureau of Prisons.  The CCA is the Corrections Corporation of America.  They manage 75,000 inmates of all creeds.  They currently have 60 facilities in 19 states.

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For more information about the CCA - http://www.cca.com/about/

Aerial view of the prison - http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&t=k&ll=35.40732820579411,-89.54856276512146&z=18

Submitted by student author, Rebekah Currie