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Indeterminate Sentence Review Board (ISRB)

the ISRB logo which is a green outline of washington state with text that reads, Indeterminate Sentence Review board

The Indeterminate Sentence Review Board (ISRB or Board) was created in 1986. Before that, the Board had been the Board of Prison Terms and Paroles. The Board is a quasi-judicial board located in the Department of Corrections (DOC). The Board retains independent decision making, and has jurisdiction over the following three types of cases:

  1. Persons who committed crimes prior to July 1, 1984 and were sentenced to prison.
  2. Persons who committed certain sex offenses on or after September 1, 2001.
  3. Persons who committed crimes prior to their 18th birthday and were sentenced as adults.

Mission and Vision

The ISRB Mission and Vision statementAdobe PDF document file was adopted October 24, 2016.

Learn More about the ISRB

The ISRB reviews cases, conducts hearings, conducts violation hearings, and provides services to victims of persons under the Board's jurisdiction. Explore the following webpages to learn more about the Board and its responsibilities and services:

Stay Informed

If you would like to receive Board meeting minutes by email (monthly, as they are published), sign up for the ISRB Board Meeting Minutes Listserv . Sign up for the ISRB Press Releases Listserv to receive the Board's press releases by email. You may also review emails previously sent by the ISRB at the Listservs.

Board Meetings

Full Board Deliberations

Per ESSB 6242 , the ISRB is required to post decisions and minutes for certain cases under their jurisdiction. This law went into effect on June 9, 2016. We anticipate posting decisions and minutes on the 30th day from the meeting or hearing. Click on the Full Board Deliberation date you are interested in to view the meeting minutes and hearing decisions. If you have questions, please contact the Indeterminate Sentence Review Board (ISRB).

Meeting Minutes & Decisions
November 21, 2016 MinutesAdobe PDF document file Fletcher, John 269899Adobe PDF document file
November 14, 2016 MinutesAdobe PDF document file Bidon, Mark 247534Adobe PDF document file
November 14, 2016 MinutesAdobe PDF document file Lain, Jerry 238088Adobe PDF document file
November 14, 2016 MinutesAdobe PDF document file Hunsaker, Harold 289596Adobe PDF document file
October 10, 2016 MinutesAdobe PDF document file Andrade, Adrian 743908Adobe PDF document file
September 26, 2016 MinutesAdobe PDF document file Boggs, George 127261Adobe PDF document file
Jackson, Michael 626441Adobe PDF document file
Contact the ISRB for archived meeting documentation.

About ISRB

The Indeterminate Sentence Review Board, formerly known as the Board of Prison Terms and Paroles (or Parole Board), was created in 1986 and is located in Olympia, Washington. It was merged with the Department of Corrections on July 1, 2011.

The Chair and Board MembersAdobe PDF document file are appointed by the Governor to serve five year terms. Staff support the Board by providing case analysis, maintaining inmate records, and providing administrative assistance.