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State division change would be better for inmates, Nev. parole board leader says

Connie Bisbee, head of Nevada’s Parole Board, told lawmakers Wednesday that moving the Parole portion of the Parole and Probation Division to the Department of Corrections should actually be beneficial.Lawmakers were skeptical of that proposal when Corrections Director Greg Cox presented it a week ago.The Parole Board, which is separate from the P&P Division, hears inmates’ cases and decides whether they should be released. Bisbee told a study committee that moving Parole to Corrections really shouldn’t affect her operation.“I’m supportive of the governor’s initiative,” she said. “We need a system that is a single, client-friendly system so we don’t have …

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