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Delegate Buckel agrees with plan to hire more parole officers

February 1st, 2023 by WCBC Radio

According to law enforcement statistics- many of the crimes being committed in Maryland are from repeat violent offenders. Law enforcement agencies across the state report that almost 60% of people arrested for violent crimes are repeat violent offenders. It's far from a new problem in Maryland, but one that so far has not been solved. Delegate Jason Buckel, House Minority Leader, says that while he has some concerns about Governor Wes Moore’s proposed budget to address public safety, he is in agreement that there is a deperate need for additional parole and probation officers…