NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Tennessee Department of Correction is proud to announce the launch of the new Tennessee Felony Offender Search mobile app. The app gives citizens the ability to look up information about past and present Tennessee felony offenders from their mobile devices, free of charge. Users can access an offender’s current status, location, sentencing dates and parole eligibility, and even create their own lists for faster access to information about specific offenders. The Tennessee Felony Offender Search mobile app is available for free for both Apple and Android users.
The app’s web-based companion, Felony Offender Information Look Up (FOIL), is one of the most used TN.gov online services, with 2.5 million searches in 2014. With nearly a third of TN.gov visitors using mobile devices, creating a mobile version of the program was an opportunity to deliver more a more customer-focused tool for citizens.
Ensuring and enhancing the safety of the public is the ongoing mission of the Tennessee Department of Correction. Providing tools like the Tennessee Felony Offender Search mobile app that help keep our communities informed is a crucial part of that mission.
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