§ 40-28-601 Supervision of parolees
§ 40-28-602 Director of probation and parole — Qualifications — Duties
§ 40-28-603 Parole and probation officers — Appointment
§ 40-28-604 Probation and parole officers — Qualifications
§ 40-28-605 Parole and probation officers — Powers and duties
§ 40-28-606 Officers and employees — Compensation and salaries
§ 40-28-607 Report of violation of parole — Declaration of delinquency
§ 40-28-608 Relief from further reports — Permission to leave state or county
§ 40-28-609 Final discharge of parolee
§ 40-28-610 Special alternative incarceration

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 40 > Chapter 28 > Part 6 - Probation and Parole

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Board: means the board of parole. See Tennessee Code 40-28-102
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of correction. See Tennessee Code 40-28-102
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of correction. See Tennessee Code 40-28-102
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Parole: means the release of a prisoner to the community by the board prior to the expiration of the prisoner's term subject to conditions imposed by the board and to supervision by the department, or when a court or other authority has issued a warrant against the prisoner and the board, in its discretion, has released the prisoner to answer the warrant of the court or authority. See Tennessee Code 40-28-102
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation and parole officer: means a probation and parole officer employed by the department. See Tennessee Code 40-28-102
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105