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The Governor's Executive Order which temporarily allowed telephonic hearings has expired. Additional information can be found on the Board of Parole website.
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Statistics and Information

The Tennessee Department of Correction provides data analysis, strategic planning guidance, program evaluation, and research assistance which supports the department's development, management and operational initiatives. We provide:

  • Information and analysis to identify and respond to developing trends and issues.
  • Support and assistance to the entire department at all levels in the acquisition and analysis of information pertinent to its needs.
  • Information requested from various public and private constituents.
  • Strategic planning initiatives and grant writing.
  • Generate numerous monthly, quarterly and annual reports available in pdf format on this site.

To submit a research proposal, please review policy 114.02 Research Projects before submitting your request to