Rise to the moment of truth Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Tag: PAROLE

Prison interior
2.3% of inmates on early release have reoffended, says Pardons & Paroles Director Cam Ward

Alabama’s mandatory early-release population has a recidivism rate of 2.3 percent a little over a month since the program started, according to the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles.

Holman Prison Atmore AP Photo by Jay Reeves
90% of parole hearings resulted in denials for Alabama inmates in FY 2022 — AG Marshall: Rate 'rightfully' reflects violent inmate population

State officials in Alabama rejected parole for 90% of eligible inmates last fiscal year, according to reports released by the Alabama Bureau of Pardons & Paroles (ABPP).

Marshall arguing before the Parole Board
Parole Board denies parole to career felon facing three counts of capital murder

“I am pleased that the Board has denied Jimmy Spencer parole for the crimes for which he is currently serving two life sentences,” said AG Marshall after the Alabama Pardons and Paroles Board denied parole to career criminal Jimmy O'Neil Spencer. Spencer is accused of killing three people in Guntersville during his last parole.