Members of the public may watch the following parole and pardons hearings via video feed (Click here for instructions. The video will be available for viewing after the hearing as long as the link is posted on the website). Hearings start at 9am unless posted otherwise. Click on the below links to watch hearings on:

September 26th 2022:

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PO Micalizzi Revocation hearing - R#1 .

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All hearings will be conducted as MS Teams or 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.

 

Process and Instructions

  1. Determine if you are eligible for a pardon.
  2. Read the Frequently Asked Questions section of the BOPP website.
  3. Obtain all documents outlined in the ‘Documents Required for Absolute Pardon Application’ section above.
  4. Compile any additional documents you with to include wish your Absolute Pardon Application. Please make sure documents don't have extensive formatting and special symbols.
  5. Ensure all documents you will be submitting with your Absolute Pardon Application are in one of the following formats: .jpeg, .pdf or .png.
  6. Apply for an Absolute Pardon by visiting the Board’s ePardons Portal below.

 

IMPORTANT NOTES:  

  • Once you begin your application, you will have six (6) months to complete it electronically. 

  • Applications are processed continuously on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to the high volume of applications, applications will not be accepted in person.

  • All applicants deemed eligible for Absolute Pardon review will be contacted for a phone interview.

  • The State Police may not have every criminal conviction. If you were convicted of crimes that are not listed on the criminal history sheet, you must explain those convictions in your application. You are required to disclose out of state and Federal convictions as well.

  • Some motor vehicle convictions will affect your criminal record. This is especially true of Reckless Driving, DUI and DWI type offenses.

  • If you do not disclose a conviction in your application and it is later discovered by the Pardons Board, after you have been granted a pardon, your pardon may be revoked and you may be prosecuted for perjury.