Northeast Correctional Complex – Tennessee

Looking for somebody locked up at Northeast Correctional Complex?  Northeast Correctional Complex is a correctional institution in the Tennessee state prison system, which is part of the Tennessee Department of Correction.  This site gives you all about everything a person needs to know about Northeast Correctional Complex:  How to locate an inmate here.  Visiting an inmate at this prison  The address and phone number at Northeast Correctional Complex  How to send mail and money to an inmate at Northeast Correctional Complex.  And lots more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Northeast Correctional Complex
Year Opened: 1986
State: Tennessee
County: Johnson
DOC: Tennessee Department of Correction
Security Level: maximum
Warden Name: David A. Sexton

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Contact Information

In this section you have the street address and mailing address for Northeast Correctional Complex. Use the mailing address if you are sending a letter or package to an inmate there, and make sure to use the street address if you need to know the actual location of Northeast Correctional Complex.

Mailing Address

You should check the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information further down on this page if you are going to send a letter or package to a prisoner so that you properly address the letter or package, and use the correct steps for sending a letter or package. If you do not use the correct steps, the package or letter could not get to the inmate.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Northeast Correctional Complex
5249 Highway 67 West 
Mountain City TN, 37683

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Northeast Correctional Complex
5249 Highway 67 West P.O. Box 5000
Mountain City TN, 37683-5000

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (423) 727-7387
Fax:

Map and Directions


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Use the street address if you are going to visit an inmate. You should read over the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures information further down on this page before you visit an inmate at Northeast Correctional Complex.

Northeast Correctional Complex
5249 Highway 67 West P.O. Box 5000
Mountain City TN, 37683-5000

Directions

NECX Main, Mountain City: I-40 East to I-81 North. Take the Johnson City Exit #57. You will then be on I-26. Take I-26 to Elizabethton Exit. Go through Elizabethton to the 19E Bypass. Turn right. Go approximately 7 to 10 miles. Turn left on Highway 67 (to Mountain City). Go approximately 30 miles. The institution is on the right before you get into town. CC Annex, Roan Mountain: I-40 East to I-81 North. Take the Johnson City Exit #57. You will then be on I-26. Take I-26 to Elizabethton Exit. Go through Elizabethton to the 19E Bypass. Turn right. Go approximately 12 miles on U.S. 19E. Turn left on Old Railroad Grade Road. There will be a green sign with the name of the institution. The institution is .5 miles from there.

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Phone Number

Northeast Correctional Complex inmates don’t have phones in their cells, so you won’t get to call an inmate, but, there are some times when it is useful to know the phone number to Northeast Correctional Complex.
(423) 727-7387

Northeast Correctional Complex inmates are able to make phone calls with:

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

Fax Number

Northeast Correctional Complex prisoners don’t have fax machines, so you won’t be able to send a fax to inmates, but there are times when it may be useful to have the fax machine number to the facility.

Email Address

This is the main email for Northeast Correctional Complex. You cannot email inmates at this address. If you need to email a prisoner, read the Inmate Email heading below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 1819
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to a prisoner you must use an specific procedure to ensure that the email letter is received by the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners don’t have access to the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain procedures that you have to follow when sending postal mail to a inmate. If you don’t follow these rules then the mail might be returned to you.

Before you send anything, make sure to read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution employees do open and read and inspect all received general correspondence. Received general mail may be read as frequently as deemed necessary to maintain security and safety or watch problems having to do with inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the proper format for how you need to address a package or letter to a state prison inmate at Northeast Correctional Complex:

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID
Northeast Correctional Complex
5249 Highway 67 West 
Mountain City TN, 37683

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Inmate Money

Each state correctional institution has a Commissary that was started to provide a bank account for prisoner money and for buying items not issued to inmates by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Anyone may send money to prisoner’s accounts with Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners money through the mail and must send funds to this address and do so in accordance with the directions listed below:

The deposit have to be in the form of a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is advisable to use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day hold, during which the inmate will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return any funds that don’t have appropriate prisoner info provided the envelope has an adequate return address. Cash and checks cannot be accepted for deposit so don’t send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are from time to time transported to different prisons in the state, so sometimes you may have to look up what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to find an state prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Tennessee state prisons: Tennessee State Prisons

Tennessee Department of Correction Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Northeast Correctional Complex, be sure that you know the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each state prison has their own rules for prison visitation and these rules are changed frequently. The rules below could be out of date since this was written, so make sure to also read Northeast Correctional Complex’s official website to find the most recent visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance guard will ensure each visitor signs the prisoner visitors log upon entering the correctional facility and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Picture id of all visitors is required. Acceptable forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state issued picture I.D. is OK.

For all of the things listed below, check out the main prison facility website because this info is changed 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

Info about Northeast Correctional Complex records coming soon.

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

Section about Northeast Correctional Complex death row coming.

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

Parole

Details about Tennessee parole process 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

Information about getting released from Northeast Correctional Complex to be added later.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Information about prison life at Northeast Correctional Complex will be posted ASAP.

  • 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 Northeast Correctional Complex coming soon.

Photos

A Northeast Correctional Complex photo section coming soon.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Northeast Correctional Complex
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Northeast Correctional Complex.

If you have any photos of Northeast 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 looking for a job at a prison? Do you have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison previously?

If so, go to: Northeast Correctional Complex Jobs

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Website

The official website: Northeast 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:

  • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
  • Victims have the right to notification.
  • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Victims have the right to restitution.
  • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
  • Victims have 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

Section about Northeast Correctional Complex inmate family resources to be added later.

History

A Northeast Correctional Complex history section coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Northeast 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

Northeast Correctional Complex Links

The official website: Northeast Correctional Complex Website
Northeast Correctional Complex Jobs

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 Northeast Correctional Complex

Have you ever been incarcerated in Northeast Correctional Complex? Do you have a family member or friend that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit an inmate there?

If you have, then you should tell us about it. Write about what you experienced because others can find out what to expect.

What to include in the review:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility layout and facility
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Inmate activities and programs

If you are currently incarcerated at Northeast Correctional Complex, leave your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.


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