Adult Parole Authority

 

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The Adult Parole Authority (APA) is responsible for the release and supervision of adult felony offenders returning to local communities from prison, as well as assisting Courts of Common Pleas with supervision duties for felony offenders. The APA was created in 1965 and is responsible for the duties addressed in Chapter 5149 of the Ohio Revised Code

The APA is comprised of the Parole Board and Field Services. The APA determines release of inmates from prison to parole or transitional control, sets supervision conditions for inmates released on post release control, coordinates placement of offenders in the community and supervises them upon their release from prison. The APA Field Services section is comprised of Fugitive, Interstate Compact, and the Parole Regions