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Parole violations add to problem of prison overcrowding

State corrections study shows 38 percent of inmates had violated parole or probation terms

By Jared Hunt
Charleston Daily Mail 

State officials are considering changes to how parole violators are handled as part of an in-depth study on the state's prison overcrowding problem.

About 38 percent of those incarcerated last year in the West Virginia prison system were sent to jail on parole or probation violations. Half of those violations were nonviolent or technical in nature.

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