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Arkansas stripped parole eligibility from 390 inmates last year; the state is fixing it… slowly

BY: - July 17, 2023

Arkansas prison officials inched closer last week to restoring parole eligibility for some of the nearly 400 home burglars whose chances for early release were revoked last year thanks to a bureaucratic mistake. In an advisory opinion handed down last week, Attorney General Tim Griffin clarified several questions for Correction Secretary Joe Profiri about a […]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders taps Arizona prison official to lead Arkansas Department of Corrections

BY: - January 3, 2023

Gov.-elect Sarah Huckabee Sanders will appoint an Arizona prisons official to lead the Arkansas Department of Corrections after she takes office next week. Joe Profiri, whom Sanders plans to tap as her corrections secretary, is the deputy director of the Arizona Department of Corrections, which he also led in an interim capacity in 2019. Profiri […]