MD Probation Officers: Lack of Staff Threatens Justice Reform

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Maryland probation and parole officers say the state does not have enough workers to implement a landmark law designed to keep thousands of nonviolent offenders out of prison, the Baltimore Sun reports. Already, probation agents said, a chronic staffing shortage has left many agents unable to check on offenders or file court reports in a timely way. "Right now, the state does not . . .

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