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How do I find out if someone is on parole in Texas?

How do I find out if someone is on parole in Texas?

To obtain information about an individual’s parole review status contact the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles in Austin TX at 844-512-0451 (8am – 5pm CST, Monday – Friday). Call the TDCJ Parole Division for information about an offender’s release status after he or she was granted parole at 512-406-5202.

Where do I send my parole letter in Texas?

Send letters to: TDCJ – Parole Division, Attention: Correspondence, P.O. Box 13401, Capitol Station, Austin, TX 78711.

Can I email the Texas parole board?

To contact TDCJ-VSD call 800-848-4284 or email [email protected] . To contact the Board’s Victims Liaison call 512-406-5833 or email [email protected]

How do I find out a inmate’s release date in Texas?

You can find out an inmate’s projected release date by calling the TDCJ’s offender locator line at (936) 295-6371 or the general information line at (800) 535-0283. In order to find out the release date by phone, supply either the inmate’s TDCJ number or the full name and exact birth date.

How long does the parole review process take in Texas?

approximately two to six months
The review process generally takes approximately two to six months to complete and those registered for notification with TDCJ Victim Services Division will receive notice of the TxBPP’s decision.

Can I get off parole early in Texas?

Early release from parole supervision The parolee must: Be under current supervision (at least 50 percent of the time left on the sentence, after release) Have no parole violations (for the prior two years and—not revoked)

What factors do parole boards consider?

The parole board in its decision-making process will consider the following information and criteria about the inmate:

  • age,
  • mental stability,
  • marital status,
  • education or vocational training,
  • remorse for the offense,
  • time served on the current offense,
  • prior criminal history,
  • type and severity of offense,

How do I contact parole board in Texas?

A: You may contact the Board of Pardons and Paroles status line in Austin at (844) 512-0461. Please have the offender’s name, TDCJ-CID number and/or date of birth available to assist the staff in obtaining the correct information. Or, review the results on the TDCJ Offender Search/Parole Review Information website.

How often does the Texas parole board meet?

quarterly
The BPP meets at least quarterly each fiscal year. Board members maintain offices in seven regions around the state: Amarillo, Angleton, Austin, Gatesville, Huntsville, Palestine and San Antonio.

How long after parole hearing are you released in Texas?

Usually, it takes the parole panel two to three weeks to reach a decision. At that point, the parolee is informed of their conclusion and reasons for the decision. If the decision is made to revoke his or her parole, the parolee has 60 days from the decision date to ask for a reopening of the hearing.

What does projected release date mean in Texas?

Projected Release Date. Projected Release Date is the date, which is determined by the TDCJ-CID Classification and Records Office, that an inmate is projected to be released from incarceration if not released on parole sooner.

How often do you come up for parole in Texas?

How often do prisoners come up for parole? So to answer your question, most inmates come up for parole every 3 to 5 years after they’ve done the majority of their sentence.

How to check someone’s parole status in Texas?

Call the TDCJ Parole Division for information about an offender’s release status after he or she was granted parole at 512-406-5202. Is someone you know eligible for parole? You must have the offender’s name, his or her State Identification Number or TDCJ number to obtain information about a parolee.

Who is the lawyer for parole in Texas?

Texas parole and probation lawyer Greg Tsioros will tell your story to members of the parole board. He has devoted his legal practice to helping incarcerated people and families to secure parole in Texas.

How does the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles decide?

The Board uses research-based Parole Guidelines to assess each offender’s likelihood for a successful parole against the risk to society. The Board also decides whether to revoke parole if conditions are not met, using a graduated sanctions approach.

Why is the parole packet important in Texas?

The parole packet is especially important in Texas. The inmate isn’t usually granted an interview and he or she won’t meet with the voting members of the parole board. Remember that the voting members of the parole board will do better with more information rather than too little.

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