Video Gallery: Understanding the Board's Decision
Watch Board Commissioners discuss how they make parole decisions and what information is most helpful to them at a hearing.
Commissioner Barton: “If someone is truly changed, it’s not the goal of the Commissioners to keep them in prison…”
Commissioner Barton: "The nature of the crime that someone commits does not necessarily determine whether or not they'll be released..."
Commissioner Barton: "We care about the pain that this crime has caused to you…but we have to follow the law…”