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Texas Parole Board Gives Standardized Reasons for Denial Vote

When an offender is denied parole by the Texas Parole Board they receive a generic standardized reason for the denial.  The standardized reasons provide some insight into what they find important when making a decision for parole. Criminal History – Indicates a predisposition to commit criminal acts, gang activity, felony arrests or misdemeanor offenses. Nature of the Offense – Indicates one or more violent acts indicating a conscious disregard for the lives, safety or property of others. Drug or Alcohol Involvement – Offender’s record indicates excessive drug or alcohol involvement.Read More