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What is the Pre-Release Advisory Board?

The Pre-Release Advisory Board (PRAB) was set up by the Honourable Judge H. William White in 1996 to assist him in making decisions on when and how  he should parole an inmate sentenced to the prison. 

The board meets every two weeks to consider any inmate who has a sentence of over 60 days and is approaching their minimum release date. Several factors are considered by the board when discussing the inmate. Some of these factors include their behavior while incarcerated and any treatment programs recommended by mental health or drug and alcohol personnel. Once we have discussed the inmate's case, a vote is taken and a recommendation is made to the sentencing judge.The sentencing judge then makes a decision based upon the recommendation of PRAB.

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1. How much does it cost to house an inmate?
2. What is the average length of stay for an inmate at the prison?
3. What types of offenses have inmates in the prison committed?
4. What is the difference between privileges and rights within the prison?
5. How do you keep the inmates in line?
6. What is the Pre-Release Advisory Board?
7. How do inmates obtain and use money while incarcerated?
8. What is the policy for contraband within the prison?
9. What is the policy for inmate telephone use within the prison?
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