March 2020 Parole Board Meeting

The Parole Board schedules monthly meetings. March 3, 2020, the Board conducted a meeting.

Georgia Anti-Gang Network Meeting - December 2019

The State Board of Pardons and Paroles participated in the Georgia Anti-Gang Network meeting in Atlanta, last December. 

Parole Board Member David Herring speaks to the Rotary Club of Gainesville

Parole Board Member David Herring addressed the Gainesville Rotary Club in early January. 

Governor's 2019 Public Safety Awards

The State Board of Pardons and Paroles congratulated the officers recognized in December of 2019 by Governor Brian Kemp and state government at the 2019 Governor's Public Safety Awards. 

GACDL Winter Seminar

Exec. Director of Parole Chris Barnett spoke to members of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in January.

Engaging communities and stakeholders

The State Board of Pardons and Paroles engages communities and stakeholders regarding the agency's mission.

2019 Georgia Professional Association of Community Supervision Conference new

Parole Board employees participated in training sessions at the annual summer training conference for GPACS (Georgia Professional Association of Community Supervision). Three Parole Board Members were panelists in a workshop.

Parole Board Member David Herring was the guest speaker at the Sandersville Rotary Club

The State Board of Pardons and Paroles continues to engage stakeholders in the parole process. Parole Board Member David Herring spoke to the Sandersville Rotary Club in September.

October 2019 monthly meeting of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles

The October meeting of the Parole Board included a special presentation regarding offender housing and a parole success story as told by a former offender. The Board surprised the presenter with a pardon following her comments.

Parole Board engages inmate population new

The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has staff and officials frequently visit state prisons to engage the inmate population. Efforts include informing inmates regarding parole and receiving information for parole case files. Parole officials visited Pulaski State Prison, Autry State Prison, Lee State Prison and Emanuel Womens Facility.

Parole Board officials engage legislators

Executive management for the State Board of Pardons and Paroles delivered presentations to two state lawmakers in August.

Parole staff are trained to deliver CPR, use and AED and provide First Aid

All parole staff have been trained to deliver CPR, use an AED and give First Aid. Staff completed online and hands-on training.