Recent News & Announcements
- April 10, 2015
Virginia tops nation in sending students to cops, courts: Where does your state rank?
Diagnosed as autistic, a sixth grader is sent to juvenile court for kicking a trash can.Read more (The Center for Public Integrity) »
- April 02, 2015
President Obama’s Letter to 22 Prisoners
President Barack Obama wrote a letter to 22 people serving sentences of decades or life for nonviolent drug crimes in federal prisons across the country.Read more (New York Times) »
- March 20, 2015
Too Old to Commit Crime?
This article talks about maximum prison sentences and parole eligibility for offenders who have committed serious crimes.Read more (New York Times) »
- February 18, 2015
Black History Month: Marvin Anderson, a Case of Race and Injustice
Marvin Anderson, an Innocence Project client and board member, served 15 years in prison and four years on parole in Virginia before he was exonerated based on post-conviction DNA testing.Read more (Innocence Project) »
- January 28, 2015
The Two Simple Facts that Explain why the US Prison Population Exploded
A National Research Council report from 2014 debunked two big misconceptions about what caused the increase in the US prison population.Read more (Vox) »
Recent Parole Decisions
Parole Decisions are in PDF format.
Most Requested Forms
All form downloads are in fillable PDF format.
Appeal the Parole Board’s decision that an offender is ineligible for parole
Petition for consideration of conditional release of any geriatric prison that meets the legal requirements
Appeal or request reconsideration based on significant new information or error in information or policy of the Parole Board's not grant decision