In The News
- August 2021 Addressing Criminogenic Characteristics of Repeat Offenders - American Jails Magazine
- August 05, 2021 23 Parole Officers Sworn In - The Coaster
- July 05, 2021 23 New Parole Officers Sworn In - TapInto.net
- July 13, 2021 U.S. TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE CRITICAL WORK OF PAROLE, PROBATION, AND PRETRIAL PROFESSIONALS
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- September 14, 2021 Spring 2022 Internship Program now accepting applications.
- August 16, 2021 Notice of Adoption August 16, 2021
- February 16, 2021 Notice of Adoption
- February 16, 2021 Notice of Proposal
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Agency Divisions & Units
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.