Pursuant to Governor Ivey’s Executive Order No. 735, the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles (ABPP) has reviewed its administrative rules to inventory any discretionary regulatory restrictions. 
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How does parole work?

Parole is the investigation into persons who have offended in the past and deciding if they meet the qualifications to be released back into the general population under careful supervision.

How does a pardon work?

Investigations for Pardons, Voter Rights Restoration, and Remissions of Fines and Forfeitures are conducted by the Pardon Unit upon receipt of an application.

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles held 24 parole hearings Tuesday, September 26, granting four paroles and denying 20.
The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles held 21 parole hearings Thursday, September 21, granting three paroles and denying 18.
The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles has scheduled 58 parole hearings and 23 hearings on requests for pardons this


It is the mission of this agency to promote and enhance public safety through cooperation and collaboration with the Legislature, the Courts, the Department of Corrections, other criminal justice agencies, victims, and the community by providing investigation, supervision, and surveillance services in a holistic approach to rehabilitating adult offenders.