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Resource ID: #9061
Subject: Criminal Justice System
Source: WFAA-TV (Dallas)
Date: 6/1992-11/1992



WFAA-TV (Austin, Texas) looks at the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole and its habit of selling paroles to convicted criminals, many of whom are violent and have committed such crimes as drug dealing and murder; finds the Parole Board chairman intervenes to get people out of jail, who then compensate him personally; finds the board illegally and secretly released more than 1,700 of Texas' worst prison troublemakers, June - November 1992.

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