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The Probation Problem

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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