Governor Greitens’ Statement on Donald Ruzicka’s Resignation from Missouri Board of Probation and Parole

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June 12, 2017

Missouri Parole Board member Donald Ruzicka resigned today from the Missouri Board of Probation and Parole.

Governor Eric Greitens released the following statement, “The reports of Mr. Ruzicka’s actions were disturbing. Playing games at parole board hearings is unacceptable behavior. I’m grateful to Board Chairman Kenny Jones and Director Anne Precythe for their leadership. Our criminal justice system must keep people safe and protect the dignity of all Missourians.”

Background: Missouri parole board played word games during hearings with inmates