New Jersey State Parole Board

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New Jersey State
Parole Board
Seal of New Jersey.svg
Agency overview
Jurisdiction New Jersey
Headquarters 171 Jersey Street, Trenton, NJ 08611
Agency executives Yolette C. Ross, Chair
Joseph Shields, Executive Director

The New Jersey State Parole Board is a governmental body in the U.S. State of New Jersey that is responsible for assisting offenders to reenter society as law-abiding residents.

The Parole Board aims to focus on assisting ex-offenders in overcoming the main obstacles that keep them from turning away from crime: "Lack of employment opportunities; lack of education and job skills; lack of strong family connections; drug addiction; and mental illness."[1]


  1. ^ Message from Chairman Peter J. Barnes, New Jersey State Parole Board. Accessed November 4, 2007.

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