Governor's Executive Clemency Office
The Governor's Clemency Office processes all requests for and inquiries about Executive Clemency, prepares reports and drafts Executive Clemency Orders for the Governor. This office also acts as the liaison with government officials (federal, state, and county), various agencies, and parties interested in clemency.
Under Arkansas Statute §16-93-204, the Parole Board has the authority to assist the Governor in exercising his authority in granting reprieves, commutations, and pardons, and shall perform such other services as may be required by the Governor in exercising his powers of executive clemency.
For more information about Executive Clemency, including a downloadable application forms, please visit the Parole Board’s website at paroleboard.arkansas.gov.
Press Releases Announcing
Intent to Grant Executive Clemency: