Four New Members Appointed to Pennsylvania State Board of Probation and Parole
Retired Hazelton police lieutenant Mark D. Koch, lawyer Everett A. Gillison, Pittsburgh resident Linda P. Rosenberg and Erie County resident Theodore W. Johnson were confirmed Wednesday as new members of the state Board of Probation and Parole.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf nominated the four based on their education and previous experience.
State Probation and Parole Chairman Leo L. Dunn said all four members are experienced in the areas of public safety, victim issues and offender management.
Kris Steele Tapped for Oklahoma’s Pardon and Parole Board
Gov. Mary Fallin appointed former Republican speaker of the Oklahoma House, Kris Steele, to serve on the state’s Pardon and Parole Board.
California Inmates Can Reduce Sentence with Certifications
California regulators have given initial approval for new guidelines allowing inmates to reduce their sentences for completing a high school diploma, college degree, work skills certification, or self-help programs.