The Jail System
Tennessee has 95 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 100 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 26,630 inmates.
The Prison System
As of December 31, 2015, the Tennessee prison population was 28,172. The Tennessee Department of Correction has over 6,000 employees with an FY2016 budget of over $920 million.
The Community Corrections System
As of June 30, 2016, the Tennessee felon population consisted of 58,256 probationers, 12,678 parolees and 7,891 in community corrections.