Letter of Recommendation

   Parole Board Character Reference


My name is ____________ and I am writing on behalf of ____________, who is my husband. His inmate number is ______________. I respectfully request that ______________ be granted parole after his hearing, which is coming up on ___[date]___.

It is true that __________ has made mistakes in his life, which have had terrible consequences to others. I know first-hand how deeply ____________ regrets the pain he has caused. During our visits at the prison, he has told me that he prays for his victims all the time. He would give anything to undo what he did.

His time in prison, as well as counseling and personal reflection, have made ___________ a better person. He is truly a good man, and I am confident that, given the opportunity, he will prove that he can make a positive contribution to society.

Let me assure you that, if parole is granted, he has the support of his entire family. We will give him all the personal and emotional help he needs to avoid returning to a negative lifestyle.

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