Metro-Davidson County Detention FacilityCustomer base: Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County - Facility Type: Multi-Security, Managed since 1992
5115 Harding Place,
Nashville, TN 37211
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- ACA AccreditedYes
- PopulationMale & Female
Facility Leader: Charlie Peterson, Warden
Charlie Peterson was named warden at Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility in 2017. He most recently served as warden at CoreCivic’s Correctional Treatment Facility. Prior, he served in roles as the warden and assistant warden at North Georgia Detention Center. Mr. Peterson joined CoreCivic in 1995 at Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility in Nashville, Tenn., and quickly promoted through the ranks. Positions held by Peterson include: correctional officer, assistant shift supervisor, shift supervisor, administrative captain, acting program manager, facility investigator, assistant chief of security, and chief of security at David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center in Tulsa, Okla. Charlie also served as Assistant Warden at both Torrance County Detention center from 2004-2006 and Stewart Detention Center from 2006-2008. He also served eight years on the CoreCivic Special Operations Response Team (SORT) and was the CoreCivic SORT coordinator for Divisions II and IV. Charlie Peterson holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in organizational management with a specialization in human resources.
Special Olympics; Boys & Girls Club; Second Harvest Food Bank
1995 Facility of the Year
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Population: Male & Female