Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex – Tennessee

Looking for somebody locked up at Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex?  Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex is a correctional institution in the Tennessee state prison system.  This guide gives you about anything related to Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex,like the following:  Find out who’s in prison at this facility?  Visitation policies and procedures.  The prisons’s phone number and address.  Mailing or sending money to an inmate.  And much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex
Year Opened: 1946
State: Tennessee
County: Davidson
DOC: Tennessee Department of Correction
Warden Name: J.R.Miller

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Contact Information

Here you have the mailing address and street address for Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a package or letter to someone at Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex, and make sure to use the street address if you want to know the physical location of the facility.

Mailing Address

Be sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section further down on this page before you mail something to someone in prison to make sure that you properly write the address, and follow the correct steps for mailing a package or letter. If you do not use the appropriate protocol, it might get sent back.

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID
Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex
7177 Cockrill Bend Boulevard 
Nashville TN, 37243

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex
7177 Cockrill Bend Boulevard 
Nashville TN, 37243-0470

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (615) 350-3361
Fax Number:

Map and Directions


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Use the street address if you plan to visit an inmate. You should read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections further down on this page if you are going to try to visit an inmate at Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex.

Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex
7177 Cockrill Bend Boulevard 
Nashville TN, 37243-0470

Directions

Site 1 – I-40 to White Bridge Road, Exit #204. Turn right, if coming East or turn left, if coming from West. Go through 2 traffic lights and go approximately 2 miles. Take second Exit #26B. It will wrap around and you will go approximately .5 miles. (Go straight through the traffic light.) CBCX will be on the left. Site 2 – I-40 to White Bridge Road, Exit #204. Turn right, if coming East or turn left, if coming from West. Go through 2 traffic lights and go approximately 2 miles. Take second Exit #26B. It will wrap around and you will go right at the first traffic light. Go approximately 1 mile. Institution will be at the end of this road.

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Phone Number

Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex prisoners can’t take phone calls, so you won’t be able to call the inmate, but, there are cases when it may be necessary to know the telephone number to Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex.
(615) 350-3361

Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex prisoners are able to call out using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Prisoners don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t get to fax a letter to an inmate, but there might be times when it might be helpful to have the fax number to the prison.

Email Address

This is the main email address for the facility. You can’t reach individuals using this email address. If you need to send an email to an inmate, read the Inmate Email heading below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 1099
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To email a letter to an inmate you must follow an exact process to ensure that the email message is received by the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners are not permitted to access the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that are necessary to follow when mailing postal mail to a prisoner. If you don’t follow these rules then the letters and packages might not make it there.

Before you send a package or letter, make sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex employees do open and inspect and read all received general postal correspondence. Incoming general correspondence is read as frequently as is deemed necessary to maintain safety and security or monitor a particular problem regarding any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the proper format for how you have to address mail to a state prison inmate at Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex
7177 Cockrill Bend Boulevard 
Nashville TN, 37243

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Inmate Money

Each state correctional institution has a Commissary that serves to provide prisoners a bank type account for inmate money and for buying items not issued regularly by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources may deposit funds into these accounts using Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can choose to send inmates money by way of postal mail and will have to send the moneyh to this address and follow the directions listed below:

The money must be in a money order that is made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold, during which the inmate will not get the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return funds that don’t have valid inmate info provided the envelope it was sent it has a valid return address. Cash and checks will not be deposited so do not send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Inmates are frequently moved to various correctional facilities throughout Tennessee, so sometimes you might need to look up what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Click the link below to look up an Tennessee prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Tennessee state prisons: Tennessee State Prisons

Tennessee Department of Correction Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex, you must know this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Prison Visitation Guide

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every prison has their own rules for prison visits and they get changed frequently. The policies discussed here could be different now, so you should also read Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex’s site to read the latest rules for visitation.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance officer will ensure every visitor signs the prison visitors log when entering the prison and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Picture identification of visitors will be required. Appropriate forms of id are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state issued picture I.D. is OK.

For all of the points shown below, go to the official Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex website as this info changes often:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

More information about Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex records will be posted ASAP.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Info about Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex death row coming soon.

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Parole

Info about Tennessee parole procedures to be added later.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

Info about release procedures coming soon.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Information about what life is like at Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex coming soon.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

A section on news at Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex will be posted ASAP.

Photos

A section with photos of Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex.

If you have any photos of Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you trying to find a job at a correctional facility? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a prison facility in your previous job?

If so, check out: Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex Jobs

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Website

The official website: Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Info about resources for family members of inmates at Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex will be posted ASAP.

History

A history section coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other Tennessee State Prisons: Tennessee State Prisons

Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex Links

The official website: Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex Website
Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex Jobs

Visitation Instructions

Tennessee Department of Correction Links

Tennessee Department of Correction Main Website
Tennessee Department of Correction Prison Directory
Tennessee Department of Correction Prison Map
Tennessee Department of Correction Prison Jobs
Tennessee Department of Correction Prison Inmate Search
Tennessee Department of Correction Most Wanted

Tennessee Department of Correction Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Tennessee State Prison Inmate

Sending Mail to Tennessee State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Tennessee State Prison Inmates
Tennessee State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex

Have you ever been incarcerated in Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex? Do you know anybody that is a prisoner there? Have you ever visited a prisoner at this prison?

If yes, then please tell us about it. Tell us about your experience because others can find out what to expect.

Things you might want to put in what you write:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Staff and guards
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Inmate programs and activities

If you are currently incarcerated at this facility, include your mailing address if you want people to be able to mail you.


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