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

Captain William Cope

Photo of Captain CopeCaptain Cope serves as the Assistant Superintendent of the Rutherford County Correctional Work Center. He studied criminal justice administration and psychology in college before entering the correctional career field. He has served Rutherford County since 1999 in multiple capacities with the Rutherford County Correctional Work Center and the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department.

Captain Cope has been very instrumental in developing and implementing new, innovative programs for inmate rehabilitation at both the Correctional Work Center and the Adult Detention Center. He also performs speaking engagements and instructs classes on a wide variety of correctional issues. He is a graduate of both the Tennessee Corrections Academy and the Tennessee Corrections Institute.

He is a certified instructor through the Tennessee Corrections Institute and has received many achievements while dedicating his career to the field of corrections. Prior to working his way up the ranks in Rutherford County, Captain Cope was a Corrections Officer with the Tennessee Department of Corrections and served as the Assistant Jail Administrator for the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department.