Due to public health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic as well as Governor Lamont’s Executive Order, the Board’s offices at 55 West Main Street are currently closed to the public (Click here for DAS Visitor Policy) . Parole Release and Revocation hearings conducted by video-conference will continue as scheduled during normal business hours until further notice. Members of the public may access the following parole hearings via live video feed at 9am. Click on the below links to watch hearings on April 13th 2021:

PO Diakon Revocation Hearing - R#1 (Due to technical reasons inmates will be participating over the phone ).

PO Vazquez Revocation Hearing - R#3 (Due to technical reasons inmates will be participating over the phone ).

All pardon hearings will be conducted as Zoom Virtual Hearings and streamed LIVE on this website as well. Please check back periodically for updates and links. Please refresh or switch your web browser if the links are not working.

General Information
The Board of Pardons and Paroles is an autonomous State agency with administrative support provided by the Department of Correction. The Board possesses discretionary authority to grant pardons for criminal convictions and to grant parole to eligible and appropriate offenders in the community under supervision as a means of supporting their successful reintegration into law abiding society.
Community based oversight of paroled offenders is provided by the Parole and Community Services Division of the Department of Correction.


Chairperson:  Carleton J. Giles 
Executive Director:  Richard Sparaco


To contact the Board of Pardons and Paroles, you may email us at: ct.bpp@ct.gov or contact us at the numbers below.
Address and Phone Number
Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles
Rowland Government Center
55 West Main Street, Suite 520
Waterbury, CT  06702

203-805-6605  Parole Phone

203-805-6643  Pardons Phone

203-805-6652  Fax

Regular hours of operation
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm