Parole Hearings Cancelled Through Mid-April

The Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles has cancelled 172 parole hearings that had been scheduled through mid-April in keeping with an order Friday announced by Gov. Kay Ivey and the State Health Officer regarding slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Parole hearings are held in Montgomery by the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles … Read more Parole Hearings Cancelled Through Mid-April

Toll Free Number Established for Parolees and Probationers for Information During Coronavirus Outbreak | March 17, 2020

The Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles has set up special toll-free number for probationers and parolees to call to get information about reporting requirements during the State of Alabama’s coronavirus emergency. This number is specifically for the more than 20,000 people supervised by parole and probation officers throughout the state. For more information on … Read more Toll Free Number Established for Parolees and Probationers for Information During Coronavirus Outbreak | March 17, 2020

108 Parole Hearings Cancelled for Week of March 30, 2020 | March 17, 2020

The Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles has cancelled 108 parole hearings that had been scheduled for the week of March 30, 2020 because of the spread of the coronavirus. The hearings will be rescheduled as soon as possible. Parole hearings are held in Montgomery by the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles and are … Read more 108 Parole Hearings Cancelled for Week of March 30, 2020 | March 17, 2020

Parole Hearings for March 17-19 Will Be Rescheduled | March 13, 2020

As state and national officials work together to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles will reschedule 102 parole hearings that had been planned for the week of March 16, 2020. “We are taking this action in an abundance of caution during this time of uncertainty as the nation … Read more Parole Hearings for March 17-19 Will Be Rescheduled | March 13, 2020

Visitation Suspended at LIFE Tech | March 12, 2020

The Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles is suspending indefinitely public visitation to its LIFE Tech Transition Center in Thomasville as a precaution as the coronavirus spreads nationally. LIFE Tech is a residential transition center that houses about 50 former inmates. “We are taking this action in an abundance of caution during this time of … Read more Visitation Suspended at LIFE Tech | March 12, 2020

Bureau to Open New Day Reporting Centers in the Wiregrass, Baldwin, Calhoun Counties | March 5, 2020

The Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles, in an effort to expand rehabilitation services for parolees and probationers, will open three new Day Reporting Centers, Director Charlie Graddick announced Thursday. The centers, which are designed to help local former inmates transition back into their communities, will open in the Wiregrass, Baldwin County and Anniston in … Read more Bureau to Open New Day Reporting Centers in the Wiregrass, Baldwin, Calhoun Counties | March 5, 2020

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