Home / Tennessee / Northwest Correctional Complex

Northwest Correctional Complex Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: November 26, 2022
Northwest Correctional Complex
960 State Route 212, Tiptonville, TN, 38079

Quick Links

Northwest Correctional Complex inmate locator: Charge Information, Bookings, Who's in jail, Mugshots, Code, Description of Charges, Degree, Custody, Charges, Release Date, Case Number, Charges, Inmate List, Booking Date, Arrests, INS, Bond, Race.

The Northwest Correctional Complex can be found in Tiptonville, Tennessee.

The Northwest Correctional Complex is a medium-security facility. The Northwest Correctional Complex is home to over 2377 inmates. The Northwest Correctional Complex only houses male inmates. These male inmates all have been charged and convicted of a felony crime.

All inmates in the Northwest Correctional Complex living quarters are either going to be triple or double bunk beds in an open dormitory setting that expands from multiple buildings.

The Northwest Correctional Complex will give select inmates a chance to be a part of the work crew team. The work crew team will provide general labor to many of the county’s agencies. These inmates will work under the direct supervision of the department of transportation, farmers market, fire station doing various tasks.

The Northwest Correctional Complex also will offer their inmates counseling, educational programs, re-entry programs, substance abuse programs, and sex offender rehabilitation.

Northwest Correctional Complex — General Information

Northwest Correctional Complex, State Prison.
Adult, Capacity 2377 persons.
960 State Route 212, Tiptonville, TN, 38079

With technology doing a quick inmate search is simple. You will need to head on over to the Tennessee Department of Corrections website, where you can find the inmate locator. You will be able to search for the inmate by their full name, gender, race, age, and institution.

You should select the Northwest Correctional Complex institution, so you do not get every other institution that the Tennessee Department of Corrections also owns and operates in the database as well.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

When you are not waiting for an inmate to call you, you are more than welcome to send a letter to an inmate. These letters will be checked by a Northwest Correctional Complex worker for contraband before given to the inmate it is addressed to.

Make sure when you are sending the letter out that you have it address to the inmate along with their ID number.

Sending Money

The Northwest Correctional Complex made it super simple for you to send/deposit money into an inmate's account.

You do not even have to leave your own home for some of these options.

The first option is you can use JPay. JPay is an online service where you can quickly deposit money into an inmate’s account. This option will incur a fee though.

You can also utilize MoneyGram as well to deposit money into an inmate’s account.

But, if you do not want to pay fees to send money, you can send a money order with the inmates information on it to the Northwest Correctional Complex.

Phone calls

When an inmate is in the Northwest Correctional Complex, you will need to wait for them to call you hear their voice. You will NOT be permitted to call them while they are in the facility.

You will NOT be permitted to use any of your phone call features such as call forwarding, call waiting, and three-way calling. If you do use these features, your call can and will be disconnected as the Northwest Correctional Complex staff listens in on ALL phone calls.


Visiting in the Northwest Correctional Complex is held on Saturdays, Sundays, along with federal holidays between the hours of 9 am to 3 pm.

When visiting you will need to bring your driver’s license to be allowed to go into the visitation area.

Visiting Hours

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Nearby Jail/Prison

Other Types of Correctional Facilities in Tennessee