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State Board of Parole accepting member applications

DENVER — Thursday, April 19, 2012 — The Office of Boards and Commissions announced today the State Board of Parole is accepting applications for a Parole Board member. The State Board of Parole’s duties are to hold hearings and consider applications for parole, and conduct all proceedings involving revocation of parole.


The board is composed of representatives from multidisciplinary areas of expertise. Two members shall have experience in law enforcement and one member shall have experience in offender supervision, including parole, probation, or community corrections. Four members shall have experience in other relevant fields.


Each member of the board shall have a minimum of five years of experience in a relevant field, and knowledge of parole laws and guidelines, rehabilitation, correctional administration, the functioning of the criminal justice system, issues associated with victims of crime, the duties of parole board members, and actuarial risk assessment instruments and other offender assessment instruments used by the board and the Department of Corrections.


The members are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members are appointed to three-year terms and may serve consecutive terms. This is a full-time position.


For an application and more information about Boards and Commissions, click here or e-mail boards@state.co.us.  Applications must be submitted by May 7, 2012.