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Hearing Attendee Information

To meet the requirement in the Open Meetings Act for a physical location, the public may attend Parole Hearings at the Parole Commission office, located at 3056 Elder Street, Boise, Idaho. We request those attending hearings in person, contact our office at least 24 hours in advance. Supporters wishing to provide testimony must notify our office at least 5 days in advance by filling out the form below, or calling 208-334-2520. Those attending in person must have an ID available, pass security screening, and avoid entering with restricted items. Please read the attached Commission Facility Security Policy for further information.

The following items are prohibited on Commission property:

  • Bags, purses, backpacks, briefcases, etc.
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Pets/animals; unless the animal is a service animal necessary to assist persons with disabilities or an animal in the service of law enforcement
  • Ammunition
  • Drugs and narcotics
  • Explosives and explosive devices
  • Firearms
  • OC Spray, mace, etc.
  • Knives
  • Cell Phones or pagers
  • Electronic devices to include cameras, audio video equipment, recording devices, etc.
  • Computers, unless utilized by an attorney, representing a victim, resident or parole violator, with prior permission from the Executive Director
  • Other objects or materials that might be used to injure, damage, or harm persons or property or disrupt Commission business

 

For more information on attending hearings, or the daily hearing order, please click here.

 

To testify at a hearing, you must register at least 5 days prior to the hearing.

  • One Attorney, who has registered 5 days in advance of the hearing, will be allowed to testify at the end of the hearing.
  • One Supporter, who has registered 5 days in advance of the hearing, will be allowed to testify at the beginning of the hearing.
  • Victims or victims representatives will provide their testimony at the end of the hearing, just prior to the Commission going into executive session.
  • The daily hearing schedule is updated the each evening during hearing sessions. That scheduled can be found by visiting the Commission Hearing Schedule page.

 

As of November 2022 the Parole Commission will no longer be streaming parole hearings via Webex. Those wishing to attend hearings are welcome to attend at our office, located at 3056 Elder Street, Boise, Idaho.

Hearing Attendee Registration

  • **Minors will not be allowed to attend hearings without the permission of the Executive Director.
  • **Only 1 person will be allowed to testify on behalf of the offender. If you are a Victim please contact Parole Victim Services at 208-639-8568 or email parolevictimservices@idoc.idaho.gov for further information on providing testimony at parole hearings.

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