The Board’s mission is to grant parole to those offenders whose release is compatible with public safety.

Recent News & Announcements

June 27, 2018

A New World: Adjusting to Life After Prison is Like Inhabiting a Different Country

After serving 28 years in prison for robbery convictions in the Washington, D.C., area, Tyrone Wyche was released on parole in February at age 68. He recently started a job with Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity and hopes to be able to use his hard-earned knowledge and experience to help others in the community.

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June 25, 2018

Web Extra: Hard Time

After 28 years in prison, Tyrone Wyche has been granted parole and is finding his footing as a new resident of Richmond.

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June 09, 2018

Former Hampton Roads Regional Jail Leader Appointed to State Parole Board

Linda Bryant, a former top executive at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail, has been appointed to the Virginia Parole Board.

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June 02, 2018

Paul Taylor Column: Preparing for Life after Prison in Virginia

Paul Taylor, a former Virginia inmate, felt he would never make it out of prison alive with a life conviction "hanging over his head." Now after making parole, he writes an article describing his life behind bars, the benefits of the Department of Corrections' re-entry program, and his efforts in helping "others like him."

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May 17, 2018

First Three-Strikes Inmate Granted Parole After Policy Shift is Released from Prison

The first inmate to be granted parole after the Virginia Parole Board changed its stance on the state’s three-strikes law has been released from prison.

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