Governor Bill Haslam has appointed a law enforcement veteran to Tennessee’s parole board. Gary M. Faulcon of Nashville spent 25 years with the Metro Nashville Police Department, most recently as commander of the Bomb Squad.
Governor Haslam said, “Mr. Faulcon’s extensive background in criminal justice will be a tremendous asset to the state. I am grateful he is willing to share that experience as a member of the Board of Parole.”
During his quarter-century with Nashville’s police department, Mr. Faulcon has been assigned to various divisions including Background and Recruitment, Criminal Investigations, Vice and the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (S.W.A.T.). He earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Tennessee State University in Nashville, as well as a master’s degree in Public Service Management from Cumberland University in Lebanon.
Board Chairman Richard Montgomery said, “I am pleased to see Mr. Faulcon joining the Board. His experience will be beneficial to this agency and, by extension, to the people of Tennessee.”
Mr. Faulcon’s appointment became effective on Monday, Oct. 28, and will continue through Dec. 31, 2017.