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With a total agency staff of 15 and a biennial budget of approximately $3.8 million, the Board fulfills its public-safety role in a professional and exemplary manner. Guided by the values embodied in the Oregon Constitution, the Board works in partnership with other criminal justice agencies to protect the public and reduce the risk of repeat criminal behavior through incarceration and community supervision decisions based on applicable laws, victims’ interests, public safety, and recognized principles of offender behavioral change.
To learn more about the Board and its responsibilities, please explore the "Board Overview" presentation linked above, and the other information and publications on this website.
1905 Governor given power to parole prisoners. Courts given sentencing guidelines for "bench parole."
1911 State Parole Board established.
1931 "Modern Probation Act" passed. State Probation Commission established.
1939 "New" Board of Parole and Probation created, Director of Parole and Probation position authorized.
1969 Board became full-time paid agency. New members appointed.
1989 Board name changed to State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision.
Parole abolished and sentencing guidelines enacted for felonies committed after November 1, 1989.