Governor Parson Grants Eight Pardons, Commutes Two Sentences During April and May

MAY 31, 2024

 — For the months of April and May 2024, Governor Mike Parson granted eight pardons and approved two commutations pursuant to Article IV, Section 7 of the Constitution of the State of Missouri. Official documents have been filed with the appropriate government agencies and have been sent to the individuals.

In addition to granting eight pardons, Governor Parson denied 26 clemency applications. The Governor's Office now holds fewer than 100 pending clemency applications. When Governor Parson was sworn into office, he inherited a clemency backlog of more than 3,500 and has received hundreds more since. Governor Parson has prioritized providing individuals an answer, whether approved or denied.

April and May 2024 Pardons and Commutations.pdf