New Jersey State Parole Board

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New Jersey State Parole Board

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Samuel J. Plumeri, Jr. :PHOTO
NJ State Parole Board Chairman
Samuel J. Plumeri, Jr.

Parole Board Members

Agency Functions

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.

Community Programs

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 approximately 27,000 adult incarcerated offenders, and determine their eligible release status.

Victim Services

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 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.

Juvenile Unit

The State Parole Board's Juvenile Unit conducts quarterly reviews and makes recommendations on parole matters related to juvenile offenders housed in Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) or Department of Corrections (DOC) institutions.


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.

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