Recent News & Announcements
- August 07, 2020
Virginia Parole Board Response to OSIG Report - Letter to the OSIG
Chair Chapman’s Response to OSIG Findings: While the Board looks forward to OSIG’s recommendations regarding victim contact and specifically, the application of the term “endeavor diligently,” the Board must first point out that the OSIG’s conclusions are based on faulty assumptions, incorrect facts, a misunderstanding of certain procedures, and incorrect interpretations of the Virginia State Code as follows.Read more (Virginia Parole Board Press Release) »
- July 31, 2020
Virginia Parole Board Response to OSIG Report
Due to the confidentiality of the OSIG report, the Parole Board is not able to comment on the information contained in the report. However, the Parole Board must highlight that OSIG’s conclusions are based on factual inaccuracies, a misunderstanding of the Parole Board’s procedures, and incorrect interpretations of the Virginia State Code.Read more (Virginia Parole Board Press Release) »
- May 11, 2020
Virginia Parole Board – Temporary hold on Vincent Martin’s release
Richmond – The Parole Board has been made aware that the Office of the State Inspector General (OSIG) is conducting an administrative investigation into the Board's policies and procedures as they pertain to the recent parole grant of Vincent Martin.Read more (Virginia Parole Board Press Release) »
- April 15, 2020
Virginia Parole Board Statement on Vincent Martin
Richmond – Virginia Parole Board Chair Adrianne Bennett confirms the Board’s decision to grant parole to Vincent Lamont Martin. The Parole Board is committed to its ethical obligation to promote fair and impartial justice at all times.Read more (Virginia Parole Board Press Release) »
- April 08, 2020
Advocates call for quick action in response to spread of virus in Va. prisons. Officials say solutions are not simple.
Advocates are calling for the release of at-risk prison, jail and juvenile correctional center inmates as soon as possible through means including parole, geriatric release and clemency by Gov. Ralph Northam for long-term inmates with a short time left to serve.Read more (Richmond Times-Dispatch) »
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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