NASHVILLE -- The Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole (BOPP) celebrates 10 years as a merged probation and parole agency this month. At the same time, BOPP is joining with other agencies across the country for Probation, Parole and Community Corrections Week to honor the probation and parole officers who supervise offenders.
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NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole is making information about parole hearing schedules easier for the public to access. The agency now posts hearing schedules on its website at http://www.tn.gov/bopp/parolehearings.
NASHVILLE --- The Board of Probation and Parole is conducting a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and addiction seminar for the public and offenders under BOPP supervision. The event is scheduled for Thursday, November 20, at 9:30am EST at the Family Investment Center, 400 Harriet Tubman Street, in Knoxville. It will feature Tonier Cain of Maryland, who will share her story of trauma, addiction, survival and triumph.
NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Board of Probation & Parole has issued restrictions prohibiting the sex offenders it supervises from taking part in Halloween activities. Every state-supervised sex offender in Tennessee has received a letter detailing the restrictions, which apply to any Halloween celebration, festival or other fall/harvest activity.
NASHVILLE --- The Board of Probation and Parole has moved its Jackson office from downtown to a more convenient location. The new office is at 1661 Hollywood Drive, near the Highway 45 bypass. The agency is having an open house this afternoon from 2:00-4:00 to introduce the community to the new facility.
NASHVILLE --- The Board of Probation and Parole today honored a recently retired employee who made major contributions to the agency’s progress and the criminal justice profession over the past 30-plus years. Howard “Danny” McGinnis was District Director for BOPP’s 1st District from 1999 until his retirement in August.