October 17, 2014
Oct. 22 Parole Board Hearings Postponed
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the South Carolina Board of Paroles and Pardons has postponed its parole hearings scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 22.
The SC Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services has notified the Department of Corrections and begun notifying victims and other interested parties who had planned to attend. The hearings have been tentatively rescheduled for January 14, 2015.
The seven-member Board of Paroles and Pardons holds approximately eight thousand parole hearings a year and about eight hundred pardon hearings.
Persons who had planned to attend and have questions should call (803) 734-9220, or if outside the Columbia area call 1-888-551-4118.
PREPARE, PROVIDE AND PROTECT
To prepare offenders under our supervision toward becoming productive members of the community;
To provide assistance to the victims of crimes, the courts and the Parole Board; and