United States Parole Commission organization chartd

The United States Parole Commission (USPC) was established in May 1976 by the Parole Commission and Reorganization Act. Prior to that time, the agency was known as the United States Board of Parole, which was created by Congress in 1930. In 1984 parole was prospectively abolished for all federal crimes committed after November 1, 1987. However, the National Capital Revitalization and Self-Government Improvement Act of 1997 transferred to the Commission the functions of the D.C. Board of Parole beginning August 5, 1998.

The mission of the USPC is to promote public safety and strive for justice and fairness in the exercise of its authority to release and supervise offenders under its jurisdiction.

The major functions of the USPC are to:

The USPC has jurisdiction over:

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