Category: probation violations

Drugs, Probation/Parole Violations Main Concern in Criminal Justice System

Wyoming Tribune Eagle By Katie Kull LARAMIE – Wyoming’s prisons are full, and inmate populations are on pace to continue to swell by 9 percent, increasing costs for the state by an estimated tens of millions of dollars by 2023. That’s why analysts from the Council of State Governments Justice Center analyzed Wyoming’s criminal justice …

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New Law Provides Sidetrack to Prison for Probation Violators in Arkansas

Arkansas Online By John Moritz LONOKE — Seated in the gallery of her expansive courtroom on the third floor of the Lonoke County Courthouse, behind the bar and facing her usual chair, Circuit Judge Barbara Elmore thought about the offenders likely to appear at the defense table now at her left. In probation revocation hearings …

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