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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Recent Parole Decisions

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Most Requested Forms

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