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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.
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.
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.
The number of granted Texas paroles are increasing due to decreased budget and public sentiment towards alternatives to incarceration.
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.
We want to wish our readers a Happy Holiday season and to thank you for taking the time to read our articles and buy our books.
The one thing that prisoners have is plenty of time and not enough to do to fill it. In addition, the holiday season is particularly hard since it really drives home the fact they are missing from their loved ones.
Now that Turkey Day is over, everyone is now busy shopping with the retailers playing Christmas music, decorating their stores, and doing everything possible to get you into the holiday spirit but inside the prisons it is just another endless stretch of sad days for most of the prisoners, missing their family and trying to find a way to prevent boredom until they are released.
Texas Parole Now offers two books: our free book Understanding the Texas Parole Process which explains how the Texas parole process works and our premium book How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet which how to create an effective parole packet.
Do you know the basics of Texas parole? In this video we discuss the basics of parole in Texas and common terms used in the parole system. They are explained in a short and easily understandable format.
Offenders at TDCJ’s Kyle Unit participate Operation Stitch-A-Smile, crocheting stuffed animals for kids.
One question we at TexasParoleNow.com receive quite often is, “Which Parole Board Office has the highest release rate?” The voting members of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles decides which eligible offenders are to be…
The new 2018 edition of How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet contains updated information concerning the parole board members, address and phone changes, 2017 year-end statistics, updated scores used in the Parole Guidelines Calculator, and other important information.
Parole Packets are a means by which the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole receive information about an inmate's rehabilitation, participation in educational classes, and character which are used to determine an offender's parole vote….
The title to this article may be just a little misleading because every part of a parole packet, especially when done using the system we describe in our book How to Prepare a Texas Parole…
For some reason, many people believe they should wait until the inmate is up for review before preparing the parole packet. This is absolutely incorrect! The Parole Board can receive the inmate's file and vote on…