MO Parole Board Accused of ‘Word Games’ With Inmates

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The Missouri Board of Probation and Parole allegedly toyed with prisoners during hearings by trying to get them to say a chosen word or song title of the day, such as “platypus” and “Hound Dog.” Don Ruzicka, a member of the seven-member board, along with a government employee, were accused of keeping score during the hearings, according to a Department of Corrections inspector general report, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!