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Research, Policy, and Planning Division

Research, Policy, and Planning Division
404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1310
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615) 741-9345
Fax: (615) 532-3478

The Research, Policy and Planning Division is responsible for providing statistical information for the agency accurately and in a timely manner, seeks sources of external funding and coordinates policy and forms development.

Research, Policy and Planning assists BOP's various divisions and other entities by performing the following tasks:

  • Producing statistical reports and other information for internal and external
  • use;
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  • Developing and implementing program evaluations;
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  • Coordinating or conducting research projects;
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  • Seeking sources of external funding;
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  • Coordinating the development of policy drafts for the Board's consideration;
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  • Managing the development of agency forms;
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  • Coordinating the development of the agency strategic and program plans;
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  • Tracking and collating BOP incident reports and
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  • Providing information to be used for analyses of proposed legislation and
  • policy changes.
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To review BOP's online reports, click here .