Department of Correction hosting Citizens' Academy

Friday, July 25, 2014, Vol. 38, No. 30

NASHVILLE (AP) - The Tennessee Department of Correction is accepting applications for its Citizens' Correctional Academy.

The academy is designed to give Tennesseans an in-depth look at the state's largest law enforcement agency, with more than 6,800 men and women.

Classes are held every Tuesday evening during the month of September at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville.

Applications for the Citizens' Correctional Academy are available on the Department of Correction website at . Interested citizens also can request an application by emailing

Applications will be accepted through Aug. 20. Classes begin Sept. 9.