Update: Jacqueline Bunn from the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole stopped by Television Park to talk about Victims Visitor’s Day.
The five member Parole Board is meeting with crime victims in Augusta on April 24, 2019.
It will mark the agency’s 31st Victims Visitors’ Day since the event began in 2006 and the Board’s second visit to Augusta to meet with crime victims.
Crime victims will be able to meet with the Parole Board Members and staff from the Board’s Clemency Division during the event planned at Augusta Technical College.
Crime victims, in confidential meetings, will be able to provide the Board Members with information regarding the impact of the crime and victims will be able to ask questions regarding the parole process.
The Georgia Office of Victim Services is collaborating with the Augusta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office to conduct the Victims Visitors’ Day.
Victims can also meet with representatives from the Department of Corrections and the Department of Community Supervision to receive information regarding an offender’s incarceration or if the offender is being supervised in the community.
Victims are asked to schedule an appointment with the Parole Board by contacting the Georgia Office of Victim Services at 404-651-6544 by Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
Victims will be able to register with the Georgia Office of Victim Services to receive offender status changes and many other services.
Locally, victims may call the Augusta Victim-Witness Assistance Program at 706-821-1135 to schedule an appointment.
All victims are welcome at the event.
The Victims Visitors’ Day begins with an opening ceremony at 9 a.m. in the Jack B. Patrick Information Center, at Augusta Technical College, located at 3200 Augusta Tech Drive.