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

Recent News & Announcements

August 18, 2018

Virginia native, Hall of Famer Allen Iverson Attends Final Game of Basketball League Built to Reduce Crime in Richmond

Paul Taylor, recently released on parole, invites former all-star and native Virginian Allen Iverson to attend the final game of a basketball league he built to help reduce crime in Richmond, Virginia.

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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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