Alabama Prison Task Force To Weigh Options | Tuscaloosanews.com

State prison task force to weigh options | GadsdenTimes.com

Officers with the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles carry average caseloads of about 200 each. “Somewhere in this process there is going to have to be some more money for supervised parole. Right now we just don’t have the manpower to conduct the kind of supervision that these inmates need,” Ward said. Ward said the state needs to do something to increase immediate prison capacity to take the immediate pressure off of the system. That too, Ward said, will also take additional money from the state.
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Vivian Davis Figures, D-Mobile. Alabama deals with low-level property crimes more severely than other states, according to a study presented to the task force by the Council of State Governments. Stealing something valued at $500 is felony theft in Alabama.
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A construction foreman told police a few homes under construction in the Bella Vista Heights area are being targeted. Officers say the suspects are also writing 420 on the windows. Anyone with any information is asked to call police. 8. Police say several businesses along Court Street called after they discovered their windows were shattered early Sunday morning.
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