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State Prisons



Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Center
6000 State Road
Memphis, Tennessee 38134
(Shelby County)
(901) 372-2080

Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Center (MLCC) is one of two female facilities in the state prison system.  Opened in 1976 as a male institution, the facility was converted for females in June, 1999.  120 of the institution's bed capacity is designated a minimum security annex.  The remainder is designated as close security.

Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Center

Major programs include educational and library services, counseling, job assignments, religious services and medical/mental health services as well as support group programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous, therapeutic community programs, and drug education.

MLCC has a dog training program called PPAWS or Prison Puppies Achieving Worthy Service, that is designed to help rehabilitate inmates while teaching them a marketable job skill.


Directions

From I-40 East or West, take Exit 12 (Sycamore View Road.)  Travel South on Sycamore View Road.  Turn right onto Longline Road.  Turn left onto John A. Denie Road.  Turn left onto State Road.  Get a Map from MapQuest