Quick Answer: What Happens When Someone Is On Parole??

Parole is a conditional release from prison before the end of your sentence term is completed.

When you’re on parole, you’re still under sentencing but serving the time outside of confinement.

Any parole violation can result in your returning to jail.

How do you get parole in California?

California Parole Process. California inmates serving indeterminate life sentences, such as 15 years to life or 25 years to life, become eligible for parole consideration once they have served within a year of their Minimum Eligible Parole Date (MEPD).

How do I find out who someone’s probation officer is in Texas?

Incarceration or Probation. You can find out if someone is currently in prison by checking the Victim Information and Notification Everyday website. On the VINE website, select Texas as the state where the offender is located, then search using her name or offender ID, if you know it.

How is parole determined?

How does the Commission determine if someone is eligible for Parole? A criminal offender becomes eligible for parole according to the type of sentence received from the court. If an offender is serving a life sentence or a term or terms of 30 years or more he or she will become eligible for parole after 10 years.

What does parole violation mean?

Parole Violations. When one or more of the conditions of parole are violated, some action is usually taken to give consequences to the parolee. This means that, under the current law, in order to provide the parolee with due process the consequences of a parole violation are determined at a parole violation hearing.

Can someone on parole leave the state?

As a general rule you cannot leave the state while on parole and most certainly not without permission of your parole officer. If your job requires you to travel outside of the state you may be given permission to do so but that permission must be granted prior to leaving the state.

What drugs does California parole test for?

Drug testing results can make or break your future. This is particularly true if you are an offender under probation or parole.

Most Common Parole Drug Tests

  • Alcohol (ALC)
  • Amphetamines (AMP)
  • Marijuana (THC)
  • Cocaine (COC)
  • Opiates (OPI)
  • Benzodiazepine (BZO)
  • Barbiturates (BAR)
  • Fentanyl (FEN)

How do I find someone’s Po officer?

Contact the appropriate probation department.

  1. Visit the federal courts website and click on the “court locator” link at the top of the page.
  2. Then click on the link for the “Probation Office.”
  3. If the probationer is serving for a state offense, contact the probation department for the county where the person lives.

How do I find a parole officer?


  • Confirm the person’s identity. You won’t be able to find the right person unless you know his full legal name.
  • Search the state’s inmate database.
  • Contact the parole office where the person is required to report.
  • Talk to the person’s parole officer.