APAI is the recognized voice for the highest professional standards of responsible parole practices.
To demonstrate through embracing APAI's established values that the parole process of the criminal justice system is an essential element for making our society a safer, better place to live.
We believe that the parole process is essential to a fair and just criminal justice system that enhances public safety.
We are dedicated to professional development of those involved in the parole process.
We are committed to the development, improvement and utilization of consistent and rational parole practices.
We believe in the human dignity of all and shall demonstrate this belief to the community, victims and offenders through our practices.
We believe in the development of leadership that creates an environment to guide, influence and facilitate best practices.