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LA County Probation Department understaffed amidst growing responsibilities

by Rina Palta | Take Two

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On August 21, 2012, North Hollywood's Probation Compliance Unit discusses the day's next home visit. As part of California's current AB 109 "prison realignment" scheme that gives low-level offenders the possibility of early probation to ease prison over-crowding, the team makes random visits to former prisoners to make sure they are following the terms of their probation. Bear Guerra/KPCC
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