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Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole Names David Liner Eexcutive Director

 

Tennessee Board of Probation and ParoleNashville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Parole has selected David Liner of Nashville as its new Executive Director. Liner, who joined the Board in February of this year as its Legislative Liaison, has extensive federal government and private sector management experience, including a four-year stint as Chief of Staff of the Peace Corps.

Board Chairman Charles Traughber said, “The Board is impressed with the scope of Mr. Liner’s experience. He knows how to manage people, and how to get results. He has been an asset to the Board since his arrival, and we are confident he will be an even greater asset as he manages the day-to-day operations of this agency.”

David Liner

David Liner

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BOPP Restricts Sex Offenders from Halloween Activities

 

Tennessee Board of Probation and ParoleNashville, TN – The Board of Probation and Parole’s officers are again enforcing Halloween and fall festival restrictions against sex offenders under the agency’s supervision. Each sex offender has signed a letter acknowledging that they are prohibited from participating in Halloween activities.

BOPP Chairman Charles Traughber said, “The safety of Tennessee’s communities is the top job for our staff all year long. But each year, we inform sex offenders under our supervision that Halloween and fall festival activities are inappropriate for them. The offenders also sign a letter acknowledging they understand and will comply with these restrictions.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tip to TBI leads to weekend Top Ten Capture

 
Christopher Andre Hancock

Christopher Andre Hancock

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation captured its latest addition to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list one day after he was put on the fugitive list, thanks to a tip to authorities.

The tipster worked with TBI to get Christopher Andre Hancock, 29, to turn himself into a TBI Special Agent Saturday in Wilson County. TBI added Hancock to the Top Ten Most Wanted list Friday afternoon after he was wanted by the Lebanon Police Department on charges of attempted aggravated robbery and vandalism over $500.00 and the Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole for violating his probation on drug conviction.

Hancock is currently in the Wilson County jail on a $250,000 bond. For more on the story, see: Middle Tennessee Fugitive put on the State’s Most Wanted List.

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Middle Tennessee Fugitive put on the State’s Most Wanted List

 
Christopher Andre Hancock

Christopher Andre Hancock

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today added a middle Tennessee fugitive to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list after he was indicted by the Wilson County Grand Jury earlier this month and has not been located by law enforcement to be served with the charges and taken into custody.

Christopher Andre Hancock, 29, last known address 856 Cheyenne Blvd, Madison, Tennessee is wanted by the Lebanon Police Department for attempted aggravated robbery and vandalism over $500.00. The Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole also has a warrant for his arrest for violating his probation on charges of possession of a weapon and selling cocaine. «Read the rest of this article»

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Crime Victims to be Honored at Clarksville Tree-Planting Event

 

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Observance

Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole (BOPP) is honoring crime victims with a tree planting ceremony in Clarksville on Thursday, April 14th, in observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.   

The event will take place Thursday afternoon, April 14th, 1:30pm CDT at the Board of Probation and Parole Office located at 100 Providence Boulevard, Clarksville. «Read the rest of this article»

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Bomb and Arson offers reward for information tied to fire at state site

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and InsuranceSpringfield blaze damaged Tennessee Probation and Parole office

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bomb and Arson Investigation Section is offering a cash reward of up to $1,500 for information that leads to a conviction related to the fire that severely damaged the Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole office on May 18th, 2010, in Springfield.

In the early morning hours of May 18th, the front door of the Robertson County office was broken and the office was set on fire, causing severe damage to the parole office and other businesses that share the building. Anyone with information on this, or any other case of arson or criminal misuse of explosives, is encouraged to call the State Arson Hotline at 1-800-762-3017. Callers can remain anonymous and any information that leads to an arrest and conviction is eligible for a cash award of up to $1,500. «Read the rest of this article»

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BOPP celebrates 10 years, honors probation/parole officers’ work

 

boppNashville – 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.

The Board of Probation and Parole was created by the Legislature in 1999 when the role of the old Board of Paroles was expanded.  Besides managing parole in Tennessee, the new agency was given the additional assignment of monitoring probationers placed on supervision by the courts.  At the end of its first year as a merged agency, BOPP was supervising approximately 42,000 offenders.

Statistics gathered at the end of June 2009 showed BOPP officers now supervise 60,993 offenders, including 11,139 parolees and 49,854 probationers.  Community correction officers in locally run agencies supervise an additional 6,925 offenders placed on alternative sentences by judges. «Read the rest of this article»

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