The Idaho Commission for Pardons and Parole has centralized the location from which the public can attend parole hearings.
Family members, victims, and other interested parties can attend all hearings at the South Idaho Correctional Center’s Parole Release Center.
Do not go to the facility at which the inmate is incarcerated. This applies to all IDOC facilities statewide.
The only location from which you can attend a parole commission hearing is the South Idaho Correctional Institution’s Parole Release Center. ****
If you plan to attend any open hearing, please notify the Commission office in advance at (208) 334-2520, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the date of the hearing you wish to attend, the offender’s name, your relationship to the offender, and a contact phone number where you can be reached.
****Per IDAPA 50.01.01 206(c) “An attorney or others as determined by the Executive Director or Commission may be seated with the offender/parolee at the hearing.”
View a list of requirements to enter an Idaho Department of Correction facility. You will not be required to go through the application process, however, all other visiting rules do apply.
PLEASE NOTE: Communication sent to the Parole Commission may be public documents under the Idaho Public Records Act.
All information should be submitted to the Commission via email at email@example.com.
- The inmate reaching their parole eligibility date.
- The inmate completing any required institutional programming.
- The inmate’s parole plan must be submitted to their District of proposed supervision.
- The parole plan must be investigated and approved by their District of proposed supervision.
- If the parole plan is not approved, the inmate must formulate a new parole plan and that plan must be investigated and approved.
- The inmate must make transportation arrangements from the institution to their parole destination.
- The inmate’s parole contract must be finalized.
- The inmate must sign their parole contract.
- A hearing investigator may reinstate your parole after the hearing.
- You may be required to serve a period of incarceration, then returned to parole.
- The Commission may revoke parole and require additional prison time.
- The Commission may revoke parole and grant another tentative parole date.
- The Commission may revoke parole and pass you to your full term date.
- The Commission may reinstate parole.
NOTE: If you are a witness to any of the allegations and intend to offer testimony during the hearing, it is important that you notify the hearing officer in advance of your intent to be present so that arrangements can be made to ensure you have the opportunity to testify. It is also recommended that you contact the facility to notify them of your intent to be present.
Early discharges requests must be submitted through the parolee’s parole officer.