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Resource ID: #1017
Subject: 104
Source: Ted Gest; Joe Neff; Doug Pardue; Judy Sachwald
Affiliation: Criminal Justice Journalists; (Raleigh N.C.) News & Observer; Post and Courier (Charleston S.C.); Crime and Justice Institute
Date: 2009



Five million U.S. offenders are on probation or parole. Sometimes, a murderer, rapist or robber freed on parole returns to town, seething with anger. It's a nightmare that can have deadly consequences. How can journalists take a hard look at a system that aims at rehabilitating criminals and protecting the public, yet fails at both? Where are the break points? How can you document it? What can be done?

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