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Tennessee Code Title 40. Criminal Procedure § 40-36-103

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The purposes of this chapter are to:

(1) Establish a policy within the state to punish selected, nonviolent felony offenders in front-end community based alternatives to incarceration, thereby reserving secure confinement facilities for violent felony offenders;  and

(2) Establish a mechanism whereby state funds are granted to local governments and qualified private agencies to develop a range of front-end community based punishments and services for eligible offenders under this chapter.

Cite this article: - Tennessee Code Title 40. Criminal Procedure § 40-36-103 - last updated January 01, 2020 |

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