Public Hearing To Review The Recommendations And Other Conclusions Contained In The Report Prepared By The PA Department Of Corrections Entitled “Sentinel Event Reviews Of Parolee Homicides.”

HARRISBURG – The Senate Judiciary Committee will meet Monday to hear testimony regarding a Department of Corrections report on parolee homicides and other matters, according to Chairwoman Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th).

You can watch the proceedings live or see the recorded versions by going to and clicking on the Judiciary Committee link at the top of the page.

The following is the scheduled list of panelists, along with links to the testimony received to date:

Monday, October 21 – 10:00 am

Hearing Room 1 – North Office Building

Panel 1:

John Wetzel, Secretary
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

Ted Johnson, Chairman
Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole

Panel 2:

Larry Blackwell, President
Pennsylvania State Corrections Officers Association

Panel 3:

Paul Descano, President
Fraternal Order of Police, Pennsylvania State Criminal Investigators Lodge No. 92 

To see a copy of the report, click here.

Contact:       Andrew M. Seder

        (570) 226-5960

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