© 2024 WFAE

Mailing Address:
8801 J.M. Keynes Dr. Ste. 91
Charlotte NC 28262
Tax ID: 56-1803808
90.7 Charlotte 93.7 Southern Pines 90.3 Hickory 106.1 Laurinburg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

The Probation Problem

The Probation Problem North Carolina's probation system seems to be broken. Officials are losing track of offenders on probation, who go on to allegedly commit new crimes, some of them deadly. Since the year 2000, 580 offenders charged with murder or manslaughter committed the crime while on probation. We'll find out why the state has been slow to respond to the problem. GuestSarah Ovaska - Staff Reporter for Wake County Courts, Raleigh News & Observer