Give Lifers With Possibility Of Parole Their Release Dates

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it is time for us to all take a stand for prison inmates with life sentences. we always talk about how the prison system is there to rehabilitate criminals. the department of corrections along with the parole board has decided that in order to be eligible for parole you have to complete certain requirements. the first requirement that the actual time that the prisoner received has been completed. during this time, the prisoner have to also be a model inmate. The inmate must also show remorse for his crimes. the inmate should also take self help classes for any substance abuse issues. The inmate also should take advantage of any educational courses offered to learn marketable job skills.

the question should now be asked, what else can they do to make themselves eligible for parole? after completing all the requirements said above, the inmate should be allowed to get a parole date. this is not taking place. something needs to be done. Lifers are not getting a second chance like they should.

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ABOLISH LIFE SENTENCES FOR JUVENILES
We now live in a country that legalizies same-sex marriage. and yet sends juveniles to adult prisons for life.
The state of GA needs to make some serious changes to the Parole Boards process. Everyone who is deserving by an established set of criteria should be released and given specific dates. If not, they should at least be told why they are not eligible so that they can make the necessary changes. Everyone has the ability to grow and transform over an extended period of time. And most certainly, everyone deserves a second chance.
Transitional Centers were created to help those who have served a long time in prison readjust and reenter society as productive citizens. why not fill the transitional centers with lifers who are near their parole eligibility date
First and foremost I empathize and sympathize with the victims and victims family of violent crimes. I pray for your healing and that oneday you are able to forgive the person/s who have committed senseless acts of violence on you or your loved ones. Secondly, I pray for those that have committed senseless acts of violence on innocent people that you change the way you think and that you have sincere remorse within your hearts for what you have done. Thirdly, for the ones that have committed crimes as juveniles and sentenced to life with the possibility of parole. I pray that you are given a second chance at life and that your years of incarceration you have done what the scripture says in the bible 1 CORINTHIANS 13:11 "when i was a child, i talked like a child. i thought like a child, i reasoned like a child. when i became a man, i put childish ways behind me". GOD please have mercy on them all. Amen
I believe that imates serving more than 15yrs have
had enough time to think and mature. give them a 2nd chance
In the state of Ga this is an example of a set off parole denied letter from the Ga Parole Board. STATE BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLE 2 Martin Luther King Jr., Drive , S.E. Balcony level, East Tower Atlanta, Ga 30334 (404) 656 - 5651 mn/day/yr John Doe, EF#123456 C/O warden facility name Dear John Doe, your case was recently reconsidered in accordance with Board policy. The Boards decision is to deny parole at this time. The Board determined that your parole release would not be compatible with the welfare of society (see O.C.G.A. 42-9-42c) due to the severe nature of the offense(s) for which you were convicted. In accordance with Board policy your case will again be reviewed by the Board (month year). sincerely, clemency/parole selection this is what O.C.G.A. 42-9-42(c) reads: Good conduct, achievement of a fifth-grade level or higher on standardized reading tests, and efficient performance of duties by an inmate shall be considered by the board in his favor and shall merit consideration of an application for pardon and parole. No inmate shall be placed on parole until and unless the board shall find that there is reasonable probability that, if he is so released, he will live and conduct himself as a respectable and law-abiding person and that his release will be compatible with his own welfare and the welfare of society. futhermore, no person shall be released on pardon or placed on parole unless and until the board is satified that he will be suitably employed in self-sustaining employment or that he will not become a public charge. However, not withstanding other provisions of this chapter, the board may, in its discretion, grant pardon or parole to any aged or disabled persons. now with this information posted what can we do for our loved ones to help them regain their freedom. open for any suggestions. thank you all.