Alabama’s new Victim Notification System released in March 2024.
If you have registered previously in another version of the Alabama Victim Notification System, you will need to register again.
Visit the new Alabama VNS site here.

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 has scheduled 83 parole hearings and 31 hearings on requests for pardons this
The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles held 25 parole hearings Wednesday, May 15, granting five and denying 20. The
The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles held 25 parole hearings Tuesday, May 14, granting eight paroles and denying 17.


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.