Rutherford County Correctional Work Center Masthead


Bernard Salandy

1720 South Church Street
Murfreesboro TN 37130

Phone: (615) 898-7847
Fax: (615) 898-7837

Lobby Hours:
7 Days a Week

Sergeant Michele CollinsImage of Sgt. Collins

Currently, Sergeant Collins is the Accreditation Manager that supervises the planning/implementation of accreditation activities within the agency, administers accreditation strategy and serves as the agency’s primary contact with the Standards and Accreditation Department. Sergeant Collins has extensive experience and knowledge in criminal justice, including employment at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department where she held the position of Sergeant in the criminal warrant division, combined she has worked over 15 years for Rutherford County. Sergeant Collins is a life long resident of Rutherford County, where she currently resides with her husband and daughter.

During her employment with the Rutherford County Correctional Work Center, Sergeant Collins has assisted with the development and implementation of the inmate housing classification system that is currently being used at both detention facilities. This system was developed in compliance with Rutherford County’s resolution to create an objective system that separates the diverse group of inmates according to their specific security/medical needs. While assigned as the Agency Work Crew Coordinator, she implemented new work crew projects and started the “RCCWC Community Service Crew”. The total monthly savings for the city/county averages around $150,000 by utilizing the inmate labor for community work.