Maybe it's time we re-think this whole concept of Probation. If a person commits a crime, we send them to jail. It used to be that once they served their time, they were free to go. Not anymore. Now, when a person gets out of jail, they usually have another couple of years of jumping through hoops at the whim of a probation officer. At any time, this probation officer can cite them for a violation which sends that person back to jail and starts probation all over again. I think they call it JOB SECURITY.
Cleaning up Muskegon County Justice SystemThese are not isolated cases, this behavior has become the norm through out government today. Especially in our justice system where you, the employer have no rights from the moment you walk into that court building.
State Police begin investigation of Muskegon probation officers
By John S. Hausman | Muskegon Chronicle
February 03, 2010, 7:58PM
MUSKEGON — Michigan State Police detectives on Wednesday launched a criminal investigation into allegations of fraud by Ronald D. Malone, Muskegon County's chief probation officer, and another fired probation officer, Brandon Kantola. FULL STORY