TDOC Names Bishop Head of OICMonday, July 02, 2012 | 04:27 pm
“The skill set Joey Bishop brings to the Department, along with his analytical approach to predicting potential security risks, makes him a perfect fit for the OIC,” said Commissioner Schofield. “We look forward to Chief Bishop joining our team in accomplishing our mission of operating safe and secure prisons and providing effective community supervision.”
Bishop said, “I am honored to join the team and equally excited to contribute to the ongoing operations and overall successes at TDOC.”
A native of
Bishop holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Tennessee State University and a master's degree in public service management from Cumberland University. His appointment becomes effective August 1, 2012.