New Law Allows N.C. Probation Officers to Carry Firearm

RALEIGH, N.C. — Probation officers in North Carolina used to traveling unarmed are now packing .40 caliber heat when calling on their caseloads, thanks to legislative reforms in the state that have freed dangerous inmates that would normally be serving longer sentences, according to reports.  The shift has resulted in probation officers no longer supervising clients but embarking on plans to reform them.

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