Special Conditions of Supervision

Below is a list of the most common special conditions. This list is not exhaustive. Additional special conditions of supervision may be imposed at the discretion of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles.

  1. Banishment - Depending upon the nature and circumstances of the crime, some offenders may be banished or prohibited from traveling to, visiting or frequenting certain geographic areas, judicial circuits, business locations, or private residences.

  2. No Contact - The special condition of “no contact” may include, but is not limited to: victims, victims’ family members, co-defendants, etc. If this special condition is imposed on an offender, they shall have absolutely no contact of any kind with the person or persons specified in the condition.

  3. Substance Abuse Treatment - Offenders who have a documented history of drug abuse or whose present offense involved the use and/or sell of illegal drugs or alcohol may be required to attend substance abuse treatment as a special condition of their release.

  4. Mental Health Counseling - Offenders who have a history of mental illness or who receive such a diagnosis while under community supervision may be required to attend mental health counseling as a special condition of their release.

  5. Voice Recognition/GPS Monitoring - Voice recognition technology and GPS monitoring are tools primarily used to monitor offenders serving convictions for violent crimes and/or crimes of a sexual nature. However, it should be noted that these resources may be utilized to supervise any offender, regardless of their crime, to further protect the public and enhance community supervision efforts.