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Alleged Probation Hiring Raises Public Safety Concerns 02:29

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The fallout will likely continue from the scathing report on patronage and fraud in the Massachusetts Probation Department.

While the report focused on hiring practices that favored the politically well-connected, how was public safety affected?

Joining WBUR to discuss the question Friday was Len Engel, of the Crime & Justice Institute, a Boston-based group that works on corrections policy issues around the country.


This program aired on November 19, 2010.

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Delores Handy was formerly a host and reporter at WBUR.


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