Category Archives: Parole

CO: DOC Chief: Parole Supervision Needs Improvement

From the article: “The head of Colorado’s correctional system told lawmakers Friday his department needs to improve the monitoring of parolees, and that officials are considering using cellphones instead of electronic bracelets to do so.”

According to the article, the prison system is thinking about giving cellphones to parolees, which would track their whereabouts via GPS.  POs could call the parolees to ensure that the cellphone was on them and could require the parolees to take pictures of themselves or surroundings to verify location.

Interesting.

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Conn. prison population rising as paroles nixed

From the article: “The state’s prison population is rising and state officials say it’s due to fewer paroles following a 2007 home invasion in which a mother and her two daughters were murdered.”

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