Q: Can I retract statements as false allegations to my boyfriends parole officer? the statements i made led to a violation.
My boyfriend was taken into custody on a violation. He chose to waive his hearing with the parole specialist. I had no evidence or reports to back up my statements of domestic violence- I verbally reported to the parole officer, and i would have chosen not to testify if there had been a hearing. I was told that if I chose not to testify, it would automatically result in the violation being withdrawn and he would have been released from custody. Since he waived the hearing, the parole specialist reviewed the violation and sent my boyfriend to jail for 45 days. They also added new conditions to his parole; issuing a no contact order between us and gps tethering upon his release. i want to revoke his violation by telling his P.O i gave him false information. what will happen to me?
Also, i believe it noteworthy that his original charges for which he is on parole, (home invasion 3rd degree and domestic violence), i was not the victim in the original crime.
No. Parole violations work differently than criminal matters. The burden of proof is not the same, and a person doesn't have the same constitutional protections against allegations while on parole. He chose to waive the contested hearing knowing what the result would be. You do not hold the keys to his cell door.
Your boyfriend is going to do those 45 days, unfortunately.
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