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Old 01-12-2021, 08:48 PM
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I have two questions that I decided to post here because I have been unable to find information elsewhere.

1. Does anyone know if Possession of Prohibited Firearm and/or Conspiracy to Possess a Prohibited Firearm is considered a "violent crime"? There were no victims and no violence, it was a straw purchase.

2. Who determines if an inmate, upon release on parole, goes to a halfway house or their approved home plan? Parole or the judge who ruled?
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For Pennsylvania, these are the "crimes of violence".
https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs...tn=2&subsctn=0
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