In The News
- January 13, 2022 New Jersey needs parole officers — how to apply and what it takes_NJ101.5.com
- January 07, 2022 N.J. STATE PAROLE BOARD SEEKS TALENTED INDIVIDUALS LOOKING FOR A REWARDING CAREER IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
- December 21, 2021 NEW JERSEY STATE PAROLE BOARD SWEARS IN 15 NEW PAROLE OFFICER RECRUITS
- December 17, 2021 STATE PAROLE BOARD STAFF COLLECT WINTER COATS AND FOOD FOR TRENTON COMMUNITY IN NEED
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- December 13, 2022 Summer 2022 Internship Program now accepting applications.
- January 05, 2022 Parole Officer Recruit Bilingual (English & Spanish) Job Announcement from the New Jersey Civil Service Commission (CSC)
- January 05, 2022 Parole Officer Recruit Job Announcement from the New Jersey Civil Service Commission (CSC)
- December 01, 2021 2021 Annual Public Meeting Notice
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Agency Divisions & Units
Division of Parole
In New Jersey, parole officers are sworn law enforcement officers who work within the State Parole Board Division of Parole. The Division is responsible for the supervision of more than 15,000 offenders statewide.
The Community Programs Division is dedicated to developing, coordinating, and managing the provision of quality treatment and services to individuals under parole supervision.
Division of Release
The primary duty of the Division of Release is to evaluate and assess each of New Jersey's adult incarcerated offenders, and determine their eligible release status.
The New Jersey State Parole Board encourages all crime victims, including the closest relatives of victims of murder or manslaughter, to play an active role in the parole process, to ensure the appointed Parole Board Members and staff are fully informed of the victims' concerns before parole decisions are made.
Revocation Hearing Unit
The State Parole Board's Revocation Hearing Unit conducts hearings when parolees are charged with violating the conditions of parole.
The Parole Hearing process consists of the Initial Hearing, Panel Hearing, Rescission Hearing, Revocation Hearing, and the Revocation Process.
The State Parole Board's Appeals Unit receives information submitted by inmates or parolees, and will process the inmate's or parolee's claims for presentation to the appropriate Board Member, Board Panel, or the full Board for a final determination on the action or decisions being appealed.