Losing Track: NC's Troubled Probation System

Number 24004
Subject Criminal Justice System
Source News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
State NC
Year 2008
Publication Date 12/7/2008; 12/09/2008; 12/11/2008
Summary North Carolina's probation system has been in disarray for years. Probation officers are overworked and understaffed, and offenders often receive little or no supervision. Top managers ignored problems for years and killed promising projects to monitor offenders.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 63
Keywords probation; crime; North Carolina; prison; murder; public safety; criminal; murder
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