Probation and Parole

Growing Parolee Numbers Stress State Resources

BY: - September 18, 2002

Federal and state laws that got tough on crime in the 1980s and filled the nation’s prisons are now producing an uneasy dividend for crime-conscious communities a floodtide of convicted felons who must be reintegrated into society. Record numbers of ex-offenders are returning to the streets this year, and most face bleak prospects for jobs, […]