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In-person hearings open to the public resumed beginning July 13, 2021.
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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.

Highlights: Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles and Alabama Department of Corrections officers and employees united for the 2021 Alabama
The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles held 44 parole hearings Tuesday, granting six paroles and denying 38. The Board
Highlights: Five organizations are currently working together to create an arts exhibition from justice-involved individuals called “Changing the Course.”The Commission


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.