In The News
- May 27, 2021 NJ STATE PAROLE BOARD RECEIVES THIRD ACCREDITATION FROM NJ STATE ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE
- March 14, 2021 "Swift, Certain, and Fair program works to help reintegrate individuals on parole" Fox Philadelphia
- March 8, 2021 ‘It saved my life.’ N.J. parolees just out of prison get extra help dealing with addiction- NJ.com
- March 8, 2021 NEW JERSEY STATE PAROLE BOARD PARTICIPATES IN VIRTUAL MINORITY RECRUITMENT EVENT
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- June 16, 2021 The New Jersey State Parole Board Student Internship Program will begin in September 2021. Applications are currently being accepted for the fall semester and are due no later than Thursday, July 15th, 2021.
- February 16, 2021 Notice of Adoption
- February 16, 2021 Notice of Proposal
- November 30, 2020 Notice of Annual Public Meeting - 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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Division of Parole
In New Jersey, parole officers are sworn law enforcement officers who work within the State Parole Board Division of Parole. The Division is responsible for the supervision of more than 15,000 offenders statewide.
The Community Programs Division is dedicated to developing, coordinating, and managing the provision of quality treatment and services to individuals under parole supervision.
Division of Release
The primary duty of the Division of Release is to evaluate and assess each of New Jersey's adult incarcerated offenders, and determine their eligible release status.
The New Jersey State Parole Board encourages all crime victims, including the closest relatives of victims of murder or manslaughter, to play an active role in the parole process, to ensure the appointed Parole Board Members and staff are fully informed of the victims' concerns before parole decisions are made.
Revocation Hearing Unit
The State Parole Board's Revocation Hearing Unit conducts hearings when parolees are charged with violating the conditions of parole.
The Parole Hearing process consists of the Initial Hearing, Panel Hearing, Rescission Hearing, Revocation Hearing, and the Revocation Process.
The State Parole Board's Appeals Unit receives information submitted by inmates or parolees, and will process the inmate's or parolee's claims for presentation to the appropriate Board Member, Board Panel, or the full Board for a final determination on the action or decisions being appealed.