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WTSP: Probation officers outline ‘dangerous’ staffing crisis at DOC

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Staff problems in Florida prisons are bad, but parole officers might have it even worse. Although Florida state prisons have received a lot of attention lately, slashed budgets in the Department of Corrections probation and parole divisions have a potential to cause bigger problems. WTSP/10 Investigates is reporting on a months-long study that found probation and parole officers with many DOC community corrections programs are inadequately prepared to provide court-ordered supervision. While other agencies monitor Florida’s misdemeanor probations, the DOC…

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