/parowl/ Release from jail, prison or other confinement after actually serving part of sentence. State v. Ludwig, 218 Or. 483, 344 P.2d 764, 766.
Conditional release from imprisonment which entitles parolee to serve remainder of his term outside confines of an institution, if he satisfactorily complies with all terms and conditions provided in parole order. Thomas v. Arizona State Bd. of Pardons and Paroles, 115 Ariz. 128, 564 P.2d 79, 81.
"Parolee" gains his conditional freedom as result of exercise of discretion by parole board which may grant parole when it is of opinion there is reasonable probability that prisoner will live and remain at liberty without violating laws. Birch v. Anderson, C.A.D.C., 358 F.2d 520, 524, 123 U.S.App.D.C. 153.
The granting, denying, revocation, and supervision of parole for federal prisoners rests in the U.S. Parole Commission. Most states have similar boards or commissions.
See parole board or commission.
In military law, a promise given by a prisoner of war, when he has leave to depart from custody, that he will return at the time appointed, unless discharged. An engagement by a prisoner of war, upon being set at liberty, that he will not again take up arms against the government by whose forces he was captured, either for a limited period or while hostilities continue
Compare amnesty
probation distinguished.
"Probation" relates to judicial action taken before the prison door is closed, whereas "parole" relates to executive action taken after the door has closed on a convict. State v. Hewett, 270 N.C. 348, 154 S.E.2d 476, 479.
@ parole revocation hearing
Parole revocation hearing is in the nature of an administrative proceeding for the purpose of determining whether a parolee has violated the conditions of his parole. State ex rel. McNeil v. New York State Bd. of Parole, 87 Misc.2d 497, 385 N.Y.S.2d 731, 734
@ parole board
@ parole commission
@ parole board or commission
parole board or commission
The state and federal administrative bodies empowered to'decide whether inmates shall be conditionally released from prison before completion of their sentences. Called "Correctional Boards" in some states. The U.S. Parole Commission consists of nine members, appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. It has sole authority to grant, modify, or revoke paroles of all U.S. prisoners. It is responsible for the supervision of parolees and prisoners released upon the expiration of their sentences with allowances for statutory good time. U.S. probation officers supervise parolees and mandatory releases. The former federal Board of Parole was abolished in 1976 with its functions transferred to the U.S. Parole Commission. With implementation of the 1987 federal Sentencing Guidelines, the federal parole system will be phased out and replaced by release under the supervision of the judge who imposed the sentence-rather than by a parole board
@ parolee
Ex-prisoner who has been placed on parole
@ parole officers
Parole system is administered by parole officers whose duties include supervision of parolees. Normally, parolees must periodically report to such officers

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