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The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is searching for Mia Rae Heath
April 17, 2014 5:50 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Mia Rae Heath.

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The DUNN POLICE DEPARTMENT is searching for FELICITIA PEREZ
April 13, 2014 9:53 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, FELICITIA PEREZ.

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The Chapel Hill Police Department is searching for Kathryn Loreena Perkins
March 31, 2014 12:21 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Kathryn Loreena Perkins.

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The SUNSET BEACH POLICE DEPARETMENT is searching for ROBERT NEWTON KUBELLE
March 26, 2014 12:03 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, ROBERT NEWTON KUBELLE.

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The Raleigh Police Department is searching for John Jacob Harris
February 28, 2014 12:11 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, John Jacob Harris.

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The Raleigh Police Department is searching for Michelle Marie Scott
February 10, 2014 3:35 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Michelle Marie Scott.

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The Hoke County Sheriffs Office is searching for Jeannie Kellam Landon
February 6, 2014 10:38 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Jeannie Kellam Landon.

North Carolina Post-Release Supervision and Parole CommissionNorth Carolina Seal

The Post-Release Supervision and Parole Commission is an independent agency that is responsible for releasing offenders who meet eligibility requirements established in North Carolina General Statutes.

In 1994, the N.C. General Assembly enacted Structured Sentencing, which eliminates parole. However, the Commission establishes conditions of post-release supervision for felons convicted under the Structured Sentencing Act. The Commission does not hold formal hearings and does not meet personally with offenders when reviewing cases for possible parole. Each case is reviewed on an individual basis since each has its own characteristics.

The four members of the Commission are appointed by the Governor, who also selects one commissioner to serve as chairman. The majority of the Commission must agree to deny or approve parole for all eligible offenders.

 

N.C. Post-Release Supervision and Parole Commission
4222 Mail Service Center
Raleigh N.C. 27699-4222
(919) 716-3010
Fax: (919) 716-3987
E-mail: parole@doc.state.nc.us 

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Post-Release Supervision and Parole Commission is to protect the safety and welfare of the state's citizens. In cases where the Commission has discretionary release authority, this mission is accomplished through thorough analyses to determine when and under what circumstances it is in society's best interests to allow an offender to be released from prison and serve a portion of the sentence under supervision in the community. In cases where the Commission does not have discretionary release authority, this mission is accomplished through establishing conditions of supervision and an aftercare program that will enhance the probability that the offender will be successfully reintegrated back into the community.

Responsibilities

The Commission is committed to the philosophy that it is in the public's best interest to prepare offenders for release and to provide close constructive supervision for that portion of their sentences served in the community. To this end, the Commission has the following goals and responsibilities:

  • To participate in identifying prison programs that will prepare the offender to re-enter society through a well-planned aftercare program.
  • To establish conditions of supervision that provide control and rehabilitation by utilizing agency and community resources as a bridge to help the offender reach self-sufficiency and law-abiding citizenship.
  • To monitor offenders' compliance with supervision and to take appropriate action such as modification of conditions or revocation when warranted.
  • To protect victims' rights by providing accurate information, timely notification and encouraging input for the Commission's consideration.

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