Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley, co-hosts of “Vote for Vermont”, were joined by Dean George, Chair of the Vermont Parole Board on a recent show. If you are like Ben and Pat, you know very little about the Vt. Parole Board. First its Chair – Dean George is a retired Captain from the Vermont State Police, former State Representative from Middlebury, and former member of the Middlebury Select board. Dean was appointed by Governor Jim Douglas as a member of the Board and named chair the following year. The Parole Board is an independent entity that considers eligible offenders for parole, rendering just decisions by balancing victim needs, the risk to the public safety, while promoting offender accountability and success. While independent, the Parole Board...
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