Governor Haslam Proclaims Probation, Parole and Community Corrections WeekSunday, July 15, 2012 | 08:00 am
NASHVILLE - Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed July 15-21, 2012 as Probation, Parole and Community Corrections Officers week in Tennessee and is encouraging all Tennesseans to recognize the contributions of these law enforcement professionals.
"By providing effective community supervision for more than 74,000 adult offenders, the men and women who work tirelessly to uphold the laws of our state assume great risks each day but serve valiantly and with honor" Commissioner Derrick D. Schofield said. "Probation, Parole and Community Corrections Officers are proud of what they do and greatly appreciate this recognition by Governor Haslam."
The Department of Correction is comprised of more than 7,300 professionals whose work contributes to a safer Tennessee through their committment to never compromising public safety.