Abolition of Parole in Virginia

Fathers’ Day of 1986 was extremely tragic – Detective George Taylor of the City of Richmond Police Department in Virginia stopped a vehicle for a routine traffic violation. After being pulled over, the driver, Wayne DeLong, shot and killed Detective Taylor. Later, it was found that DeLong had recently been paroled after serving a portion […]

What is Parole

Parole can be defined as a criminal offender spending part of their sentence under supervision, but in society – not behind bars. Typically there are three reasons that parole is granted through the Parole Commission/Board. These factors include: An individual on parole may acquire help with issues they face that deal with employment, residence, finances, […]