Recent News & Announcements
- January 06, 2023
Chairman Dotson's Report to the Governor
Pursuant to Governor Glenn Youngkin's directive in Executive Order Number 3, Chadwick Dotson, Chair of the Virginia Parole Board, has completed a programmatic review of VPB's duties, procedures, and administration. This report details that review and includes recommendations for legislative, administrative, and policy changes that will improve the administration of the agency in fulfilling its solemn public safety mission.Read more (VPB) »
- April 14, 2022
Governor Signs Suetterlein Parole Board Bill
Senator David Suetterlein (R-Roanoke Co.) called for more transparency surrounding decisions by the Virginia Parole Board. A bill he introduced to address that issue has been signed by the Governor.Read more (WDBJ-7) »
- April 07, 2022
Youngkin Announces 4 New Virginia Parole Board Picks
Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced new nominees Wednesday to serve on the Virginia Parole Board, after Senate Democrats' decision last month to dump four members of his initial slate of picks.Read more (WTKR-3) »
- February 28, 2022
Virginia House Passes Parole Transparency Bill
A bill that will make votes by the Virginia Parole Board public is headed to Governor Glenn Youngkin’s desk. The House of Delegates voted 96-3 to make the board’s votes public.Read more (WDBJ-7) »
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 inmate is ineligible for parole
Petition for consideration of conditional release of any geriatric inmate that meets the legal requirements
Petition for consideration for conditional release from incarceration any inmate who is considered terminally ill.
Appeal or request reconsideration based on significant new information or error in information or policy of the Parole Board's not grant decision