2018 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 9 - Uniform Criminal Extradition Act
§ 40-9-124. Application for requisition of escapee, bail jumper, parole violator, probationer, or community corrections violator.
When the return to this state is required for a person who has been convicted of a felony in this state and has escaped from confinement, broken the terms of the person's bail, court-ordered probation, probation pursuant to § 40-35-501(a)(3), or has escaped from or broken the terms of a sentence to any community based alternative to incarceration pursuant to chapter 36 of this title, the district attorney general for the county in which the offense was committed, the director of probation and parole, or the warden of the institution or sheriff of the county from which the escape was made, shall present to the governor a written application for a requisition for the return of the escaped person, in which application shall be stated the name of the person, the crime of which the person was convicted, the circumstances of the person's escape from confinement or placement in the community-based alternative to incarceration, or of the breach of the terms of the person's bail, any form of probation, or parole, and the state in which the person is believed to be, including the location of the person therein at the time application is made. In the case of an application for requisition for escape from, or a breach in the terms of a sentence to, a community based alternative to incarceration, only the district attorney general for the county in which the original offense was committed or the county in which the escape occurred shall have the authority to file the application with the governor.