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TDOC Hosts 2006 Criminal Justice Summit November 13 2006

Sunday, November 12, 2006 | 06:00pm

GOVERNOR BREDESEN TO GIVE KEYNOTE REMARKS ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A statewide effort to create positive change in Tennessee’s criminal justice system continues this week.  The final session of the 2006 Criminal Justice Summit will take place Tuesday, November 14 and Wednesday, November 15 in Nashville, bringing together criminal justice professionals and other community leaders from around the state to discuss the future of Tennessee’s criminal justice system.  Governor Phil Bredesen will address the summit on Tuesday at noon.

 

This summer, the Tennessee Department of Correction and the Board of Probation and Parole initiated the 2006 Criminal Justice Summit with regional sessions held in Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville.  These sessions brought together city police chiefs, county sheriff’s, district attorneys generals, public defenders, judges, legislators and other community leaders to discuss challenges in Tennessee’s criminal justice system and recommendations for positive change.  During each session, problems were identified and suggested recommendations were presented.

WHAT: 2006 Criminal Justice Summit - Final Session
   
WHEN: Tuesday, November 14 and Wednesday, November 15
Governor Bredesen’s Keynote Remarks - Tuesday at Noon
   
WHERE: Scarritt Bennett Center
1008 19th Avenue South - Nashville

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