Correctional Development Center – Male (CDM)

Male Correctional Development Center

Facility Administrator: Harold Taylor,

Chief of Security: Barry Kidd,

Physical Address: 5113 Harding Place, Nashville, TN 37211

Mailing Address: Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, PO Box 196383, Nashville, TN 37219-6383

Phone: 615-862-8123
Capacity: 768
Security Status: Minimum

At the Correctional Development Center, we focus on a variety of efforts to improve the chances offenders do not come back to jail. Two highly acclaimed state-licensed programs operate out of this facility: the Sheriff’s Anti-Violence Effort (SAVE), a treatment program for domestic violence perpetrators; and, New Avenues, a 45-day intensive alcohol and drug treatment program.

In addition, a myriad of Educational Services are provided to enrich the lives of the participants:  GED/HiSET (High School Equivalent Testing) program, Vocation, Life/Job Skills, English as a Second Language, Digital, Trade School and Apprenticeship training. These training hours are transferable to the Lee Corporation program. The current HiSET exam is aligned to the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education College and Career Readiness Standards.

Our staff works diligently to end an offender’s cycle of crime. All of our programs at this facility increase the chance an inmate can become a productive citizen upon release and that is the end goal for us all.

— Sheriff Daron Hall

Sending Electronic Messages

Online registration is available through Securus technologies at Family and friends may also download the app through Google Play Store or the App Store.  A valid email address will be needed for all online registration.

Video Visitation

Video visitation is available by the request of inmate. All visitors must register as a visitor or call 855-208-7349, to have a visit. Out of town visitors for CDM must call 615-862-8123 between 8-Noon Monday through Friday to set up a video visit. All out of town visitors will need to be registered before calling the above number.

Video Visitation information

The video visitation days are on Thursday, Friday and Sunday.


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