Parole is a method to release a person early from their prison sentence and yet still keep an eye on them as they gradually adjust to living within the rules of society.
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There are five different types of sentences or crimes in Texas which can affect parole eligibility: non-3G offense, 3G or aggravated offense, life sentence, life without parole, and death sentence.
Parole and mandatory release are terms which every offender needs to understand when planning on beginning a life after release.
Mandatory Supervised Release and Discretionary Mandatory Supervised Release are terms that are misleading and confusing. Eligible offenders can be released to mandatory supervision when their calendar time served plus good time credit equals the length of their prison sentence.
Some people with no legal background are preparing parole packets. Don’t let yourself be taken advantage of in this important process.
Understand the difference between probation and parole. Both are an alternative to prison. Probation occurs prior to prison while parole is early release from prison.
Learn about what is a 3G offense in Texas, why does it matter if the crime is a 3G offense, how does 3G affect parole, and the special rules for serving time for a 3G offense.
35-year-old man pronounced dead at 7:07 p.m. at Allred Unit with injuries consistent with a physical altercation.
Texas Prison system may have to report temperatures inside non-air conditioned prisons to Texas Legislature during the summer months.
A parolee who violates the terms and conditions of their parole is at risk for a parole revocation and subject to a Blue Warrant.
What are your chances of parole on the first parole review? TBPP uses several factors when granting parole. Find out what factors affect parole.
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The ongoing federal government “shut down” is affecting our federal prisons. The lack of funds is causing a shortage in staffing, cancelled visitations, reduced medical care, and reduced food quality.
2019 will be a great year. We anticipate the release of two new books and a 2019 update on How To Prepare a Texas Parole Packet.
The number of granted Texas paroles are increasing due to decreased budget and public sentiment towards alternatives to incarceration.
Former Val Verde County Sheriff, A. D’Wayne Jernigan, was appointed to the Board of Pardons and Paroles for a term set to expire on February 1, 2019.
The OIG launched a criminal investigation into two Telford Unit workers falsifying official prison records preventing inmates from attending hearings.
Thanks to the generous donations of our readers, 74 Texas inmates were able to graduate in traditional caps and gowns.
Former Texas prison official pleads guilty to third-degree felony tampering charge for planting screwdrivers in an inmate’s cell, receives no jail time.
A Texas inmate denied adequate medical treatment for a deadly flesh-eating bacteria has filed a lawsuit against TDCJ.