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​Prisons and Parole Code

Pursuant to the Prisons and Parole Code, which grants the Pennsylvania Parole Board its legal authority, the Board can:

  • Make parole decisions and supervise parolees with a maximum sentence of two years or more
  • Accept certain special probation cases by order of court
  • Provide all probation services in certain counties
  • Revoke parole of technical violators and convicted parole violators
  • Participate in the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision and supervision of parolees referred to Pennsylvania from other states