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Effective Monday, August 4, all offenders who normally report to the Dickerson Road Probation/Parole Office will begin reporting to their probation/parole officers at the Madison Police Precinct located at 400 Myatt Drive, Madison, Tennessee 37115, (615) 262-6161.

 

ALERT: Effective Monday, August 18, all offenders who normally reported to the Dickerson Road Probation/Parole Office will begin reporting to their probation/parole officers at 212 Pavilion Boulevard (located in Plus Park just off of Murfreesboro Pike), Nashville, Tennessee.


Citizens' Correctional Academy

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The Tennessee Department of Correction Citizens' Academy is a four week/five session seminar designed to provide local citizens an in-depth look at corrections and our efforts to enhance public safety. The academy gives citizens the opportunity to learn about the departments' mission, operations and positive impact on the community.

 

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Recent News

    NEW PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICE OPENS MONDAY

  • August 15, 2014
    NASHVILLE – Effective Monday, offenders that normally report to the Tennessee Department of Correction’s Dickerson Road Probation/Parole office will now report to the new office at 212 Pavilion Boulevard. This office is located in the Plus Park just off Murfreesboro Road.
  • The emergency location at Metro Police Department Madison Precinct Community Resource Room will be closed starting Monday. Probation/Parole staff will be available at the Pavilion Boulevard location from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ...More

    CHANGES IN TDOC COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

  • August 7, 2014
    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Correction's Director of Communication Dorinda Carter has announced her resignation. After serving the State of Tennessee for more than 8 years, Ms. Carter is continuing her public service by taking a position with the Office of the Davidson County District Attorney-Elect Glenn Funk. According to Commissioner Derrick Schofield, "Dorinda Carter was instrumental in the expansion of our communications team to include our Central Communications Center in addition to media relations, inmate correspondence and web/social media management. Her leadership and tireless dedication will be missed." Dorinda's last day will be August 22. ...More

    MADISON PRECINCT NAMED TEMPORARY PROBATION/PAROLE OFFICE

  • August 1, 2014
    NASHVILLE – Effective Monday, offenders that normally report to the Tennessee Department of Correction's Dickerson Road Probation/Parole Office will now report to the Metro Police Department Madison Precinct Community Resource Room. Offenders may report to the Madison Precinct located at 400 Myatt Drive which has ample parking and is accessible via the bus line. Probation/Parole staff will be available from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...More

    TDOC ACCEPTING APPLICATONS FOR FALL CITIZENS' CORRECTIONAL ACADEMY

  • July 29, 2014
    NASHVILLE –The Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) is now accepting applications for the Fall 2014 Citizens’ Correctional Academy. The academy is a four week/five session program designed to give Tennesseans an in-depth look at the state’s largest law enforcement agency. Classes will be held every Tuesday evening during the month of September at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville. ...More

Inclement Weather Conditions

Offenders who are required to report to probation/parole offices should contact the reporting office for possible closings due to inclement weather before traveling.  If you are unable to report to the office due to inclement weather, call the reporting office before your scheduled appointment time.

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