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Sep 10, 2012
Governor Bobby Jindal Announces Appointments to the Committee on Parole

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Committee on Parole.  

The Committee on Parole is responsible for determining whether parole eligible convicted felons sentenced to prison and confined in any penal or correctional institution should be released on regular, medical, or impact parole; determining a release date and pre-release conditions for those inmates who are granted parole or whose parole release is deferred; establishing parole conditions for those granted parole; and imposing sanctions including, but not limited to, the arrest and return to incarceration of those offenders who have violated the conditions of their parole.

According to statute, the committee is comprised of the five members of the Board of Pardons and two at-large members appointed by the Governor, who shall serve only as members of the committee on parole and shall not serve as members of the Board of Pardons.  All members shall posses not less than five years actual experience in the field of penology, corrections, law enforcement, sociology, law, education, social work, or medicine.  

Appointments to the Committee on Parole:

Jerrie LeDoux, of Deridder, is a homeschooling mother and is a volunteer director for TeenPact Leadership Schools in Louisiana. LeDoux will be appointed to serve as an at-large member who possesses not less than five years actual experience in the field of penology, corrections, law enforcement, sociology, law, education, social work, or medicine, as required by statute.  

Greta Jones, of Monroe, is currently a member of the Ouachita Expressway Authority.  Jones will be appointed to serve as an at-large member who possesses not less than five years actual experience in the field of penology, corrections, law enforcement, sociology, law, education, social work, or medicine, as required by statute. 

 
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