Dear Parole Board Members,
I am writing to express my support for [prisoner’s name], who is currently up for parole. As a [relationship to prisoner], I have had the opportunity to get to know [him/her] personally and can attest to [his/her] positive qualities and potential for rehabilitation.
[Prisoner’s name] has shown tremendous growth and change during [his/her] time in prison. [He/She] has participated in various educational and vocational programs, showing a commitment to self-improvement and a desire to become a productive member of society. [He/She] has also demonstrated exceptional behavior and leadership skills, serving as a positive influence on [his/her] fellow inmates.
I strongly believe that [prisoner’s name] is ready for a second chance and would make a valuable contribution to society upon release. [He/She] has expressed remorse for [his/her] actions and has a solid plan in place for a successful reentry into society. I have every confidence that [he/she] will continue to work hard and make positive choices if given the opportunity to do so.
I understand that the decision to grant parole is not taken lightly and requires careful consideration of various factors. However, I urge you to take into account [prisoner’s name]’s progress and potential, as well as [his/her] contributions to the prison community. Please consider my letter as a strong show of support for [him/her] and a demonstration of [his/her] readiness for parole.
Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.
[Your name and signature]