Saddled with vacancies, parole board says it’s struggling to keep up with growing backlog
The nine-member board, which grants prisoners early release from state correctional facilities, is currently operating with three vacancies, its chairman, Ted Johnson, told the Senate Appropriations Committee during the agency’s annual budget hearing.
Pa’s broken probation laws are fuel for the mass incarceration crisis. We need to fix them now | Opinion
I’ve put myself through school. I’ve started a small business. I’m a good father. I don’t drink or do drugs. What more does Pa need from me?
‘It’s extremely important’: Senate schedules marathon hearing on probation and parole reform
Pennsylvania is one of only eight states that puts no limit on how long someone can serve probation.