Justice and Public Safety Cabinet
Corrections Website Now Features Probation & Parole Absconders
Frankfort, KY – If you’re a Kentucky parolee and probationer and are thinking about taking off – or absconding from that supervision, you might want to think again. Probation and Parole officers are now using a new tool to track down absconders: the internet.
Beginning this week, the website for the Kentucky Department of Corrections now has a new section called “Most Wanted Absconders” and features the photographs of offenders from each of the probation and parole districts across the state.
Once you click on a photo of an absconder, you see information on the offender including a basic description, county of conviction, and charges.
“More and more people are using the internet every day,” said Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner John D. Rees. “This is a way for us to disseminate the information to a wide audience about individuals for whom we have active warrants on. These people have chosen not to abide by the rules of supervision and therefore must face the consequences.”
For more information, go to: http://www.corrections.ky.gov/pp/mostwanted.htm for a complete listing of offenders currently posted.