Board of Parole

Barrett Rich is Newest Member of State Parole Board

Thursday, November 06, 2014 | 01:51 pm

Nashville, Tennessee -- A former state representative is beginning a new career in public service as a Board Member at the Tennessee Board of Parole. Gov. Bill Haslam announced the appointment of Barrett Rich to the Board in August, but it could only take effect after Rich’s term in the legislature ended on November 4.


Board Chairman Richard Montgomery said, “We are pleased to welcome Mr. Rich to the Board of Parole. His commitment to the people of Tennessee is evidenced through his prior experience in public service. I am confident he will make a positive contribution to the work of this agency.”      


Haslam Appoints Task Force On Sentencing and Recidivism

Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 09:27 am

Group to develop legislative and policy recommendations  
                                                                                                                                
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the formation of the Governor’s Task Force on Sentencing and Recidivism as part of the administration’s overall effort to reduce crime and improve public safety.
 
In June, the Governor’s Public Safety Subcabinet announced a partnership with the Vera Institute of Justice to review sentencing and correction policies and practices.  The creation of a task force is the next step in that collaboration.

Crime Victims Honored by Three State Criminal Justice Agencies

Monday, April 07, 2014 | 12:36 pm

Nashville, Tennessee --- Trees are being planted in eight communities across Tennessee this week to recognize and honor   victims of crime. The Tennessee Board of Parole, the Department of Correction and TRICOR are partnering to plan the events, which will also honor victim advocates during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.


“Assisting crime victims in understanding and navigating the parole process is a vital part of our work,” said Board Chairman Richard Montgomery. “These events highlight the importance of victim impact in the criminal justice process.”

Dates Set for Annual Tree Plantings Honoring Crime Victims

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 | 09:06 am

NASHVILLE --- Three Tennessee criminal justice agencies are partnering to plant trees in honor of crime victims during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 6 - 12.


This year, the Tennessee Board of Parole, the Department of Correction and TRICOR are sponsoring events in eight different communities across the state. They are Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Murfreesboro, Jackson, Bristol and Clarksville.

Gay Gregson of Jackson Appointed to Board of Parole

Friday, February 14, 2014 | 10:17 am

NASHVILLE --- Gov. Haslam has appointed a Jackson resident to a term on the state Parole Board. Gay Gregson begins work with the agency on February 18.


Board Chairman Richard Montgomery said, “Mrs. Gregson is a dedicated community volunteer with a great compassion for people. That background, along with her career experience as an educator and business owner, will give her a broad perspective as she begins her work with the Board. I believe she will make a positive contribution here.”

"Tennessee Season to Remember" Honors Homicide Victims

Thursday, December 05, 2013 | 05:58 pm

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam this evening hosted the 11th annual “Tennessee Season to Remember” ceremony at First Baptist Church in Nashville to honor victims of homicide. Gov. Haslam was joined by state and local public safety officials to the ceremony, at which families from across Tennessee placed ornaments on memorial wreaths in honor of their loved ones.

Victims of Homicide to Be Remembered During 11th Annual Tennessee Season to Remember Event

Wednesday, December 04, 2013 | 10:04 am

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will be joined by state and local public safety officials to host the 11th annual “Tennessee Season to Remember” on Thursday, December 5, 2013.


The ceremony to honor and remember victims of homicide will take place at First Baptist Church in downtown Nashville.


Gary Faulcon Named to State Parole Board

Monday, October 28, 2013 | 03:35 pm

Nashville, Tennessee -- Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed a law enforcement veteran to Tennessee’s parole board. Gary M. Faulcon of Nashville spent 25 years with the Metro Nashville Police Department, most recently as commander of the Bomb Squad.


Haslam said, “Mr. Faulcon’s extensive background in criminal justice will be a tremendous asset to the state. I am grateful he is willing to share that experience as a member of the Board of Parole.”