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After 12 years in law enforcement, investigator Steven Woodruff argues that private companies profit off probation fees, hurting the poor and distorting the mission of the courts. Photo by Sharon McCutheon on Unsplash

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OPINION: Probation for Profit; Little More Than a Scam

Profiting off probation has become big business in Mississippi, and it is costing us all in ways we don't even realize.


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