ParoleWatch was set up in 1994 to "use the Internet to keep victims and the general public informed about an offender's parole status."  (Organisation may have closed down?)
- "ParoleWatch is being launched by Take Back New York Inc., an organization founded three years ago "to give the law-abiding public a greater voice in the criminal justice system and to advocate for the rights of victims," in the words of the group's founder and executive director, Joseph Diamond...
- "It has some prominent supporters. Raoul Felder, the New York divorce lawyer, serves as chairman of the project's advisory board, which also includes several well-known victims' rights advocates. Felder said he backed the project because too often victims receive no notification when offenders are up for parole...
- "Marc Mauer, assistant director of the Sentencing Project, a Washington, D.C.-based criminal justice advocacy group, said that the site could divert attention from the real problem: what to do to keep a community safe once a prisoner does get out of jail." 
- Web: www.parolewatch.org (no longer works)
- Pamela Mendels, "New York Group Planning to Use Web Site To Notify Public on Felons' Parole Status", New York Times, April 17, 1997.