West Tennessee State Penitentiary

Warden James M. Holloway                    West Tennessee State Penitentiary


Warden James M. Holloway


West Tennessee State Penitentiary
480 Green Chapel Road
P.O. Box 1150
Henning, Tennessee 38041-1150
(Lauderdale County)
(731) 738-5044

*Use P.O. Box 1150 for inmate correspondence.

West Tennessee State Penitentiary (WTSP) is a time-building prison with a mission to serve the public by managing adult male offenders classified as maximum, medium and minimum custody. WTSP provides a secure environment along with educational and vocational opportunities.

Educational and vocational programs available are GED, Adult Basic Education, college correspondence courses, microcomputer technology class, as well as wood working and masonry. WTSP also has TRICOR operations which consist of a farm, digital tag plant, and a textile plant.