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Resource ID: #24734
Subject: Criminal Justice System
Source: Boston Globe
Date: 5/23/2010; 5/24/2010; 5/25/2010; 7/25/2010; 10/24/2010; 11/19/2010; 12/5/2010



The Spotlight Team looked into rumors that the Massachusetts Probation Department was a "political patronage machine." The team revealed that at least 250 employees had political or personal connections to "state legislators or judges," including the commissioner.

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