Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles

Most Inmates Excluded from New Sentence Reduction Incentive

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers have approved a program that would allow some state inmates to receive up to a year off their sentence by completing vocational or other training, although most prisoners will not be allowed to participate. An estimated 2,500 inmates out of state prison population of about 20,000 will be eligible to participate in the new…

Gov. Ivey Issues Supplemental Emergency Proclamation to Allow Parole Hearings to Resume

Governor Kay Ivey on Monday issued a supplemental emergency proclamation, which directs the Board of Pardons and Paroles to resume parole hearings, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Hearings will resume in a manner that reduces person-to-person interaction. At the same time, the Board of Pardons and Paroles will be preserving the right of crime victims, crime victim representatives, public officials and…