New Day Reporting Center Lite Opens in Guntersville | Feb. 27, 2020

The Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles has opened a new Day Reporting Center Lite in Guntersville to help local former inmates transition back into the community. Day Reporting Centers (DRCs) are vital in providing probationers and parolees the tools and resources they need to prevent and reduce recidivism. The DRCs provide more intensive supervision … Read more New Day Reporting Center Lite Opens in Guntersville | Feb. 27, 2020

Bureau Plans to Hire More Parole and Probation Officers | Feb. 20, 2020

As it works to help keep Alabamians safe by supervising thousands of parolees and probationers, the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles will work toward hiring 138 new officers over the next three years, Director Charlie Graddick said Thursday. The plan to hire more officers is part of the Bureau’s agenda for the 2020 session … Read more Bureau Plans to Hire More Parole and Probation Officers | Feb. 20, 2020

Gwathney Confirmed by State Senate as Chair of Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles | Feb. 19, 2020

Leigh Gwathney has been confirmed by the Alabama State Senate as Chair of the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles. Gwathney was appointed to the position by Gov. Kay Ivey and has been leading the board since parole hearings resumed Nov. 5, 2019. “I am humbled and thankful for the trust placed in me by … Read more Gwathney Confirmed by State Senate as Chair of Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles | Feb. 19, 2020

The Train: Roderick Chambers; Football Star Trains Parole Officers

By Skip Tucker, Director of Development and Special Publications Should a top ten list be made of people in this state who protect people, at or near the top would be Officer Roderick Chambers, Division Manager of Training for the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles. He’s an excellent trainer. At 6’4”, 290, he’s something … Read more The Train: Roderick Chambers; Football Star Trains Parole Officers