"Be the change that you wish to see in the world." Mahatma Gandhi


"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." Henry Stanley Haskins





Welcome to the Colorado State Board of Parole

17-2-201 C.R.S. State Board of Parole (1) (a) There is hereby created a state board of parole, referred to in this part 2 as the "board", which shall consist of nine members.

The members of the board shall be appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate.

Parole Board Mission

The mission of the Parole Board is to increase public safety by evaluating an individual’s potential for successful reintegration to the community through the use of innovative evidence informed practices.

Message From the Parole Board Chair


Welcome to your Colorado Board of Parole web-site. As civic servants, your Board of Parole works diligently to exceed our primary mission standard and motto of Public Safety First. We are truly committed to deliver a high standard of service to our Colorado community by being objective, fair-minded, and just. We have an obligation and duty to use evidence based standards/practices in all of our parole decision-making responsibilities. As your Chair of the Colorado Board of Parole, I encourage all visitors to browse our web-site and utilize the contact information for any questions you may have.

It is truly a privilege and honor to serve the citizens of our great state.


Colorado Board of Parole Chair