State of Alabama Leaders Join to Form the Commission on Reentry | June 9, 2021

Leaders from State of Alabama agencies joined on Tuesday to form the Commission on Reentry. The primary goal of the Commission, adapted from Section 3 of Alabama Senate Bill 221, is identifying, implementing, and promoting evidence-based research, policies, strategies, and programming to support successful reentry and reintegration. Bureau Deputy Director of Parolee Rehabilitation Rebecca Bensema … Read more

Parole Decisions for Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Updated: June 14, 2021 The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles held 30 parole hearings Tuesday, granting one paroles and denying 29. Three parole hearings were continued to a later date. The board also held 10 hearings on requests for pardons. Editor’s Note: The list below contains the names of the inmates considered for parole … Read more

Board Schedules 95 Parole Hearings, 27 Pardon Hearings Next Week | June 4, 2021

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles has scheduled 95 parole hearings and 27 hearings on requests for pardons next week, June 8-10, 2021. The hearings remain closed to public attendance because of COVID-19, but crime victims and other interested parties have provided written statements to be considered by the board. We anticipate resuming in-person … Read more

Rebecca Bensema Appointed as Deputy Director of Parolee Rehabilitation | June 3, 2021

The Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles is proud to announce Rebecca Bensema as the new Deputy Director of Parolee Rehabilitation. Bensema was appointed to the position today by Director Cam Ward. In this new executive role, Bensema will be responsible for overseeing all operations in our Special Populations and Programs Division. Director Ward said, … Read more