Fired over staffing ask, director of Arkansas parole and probation system says

Posted: July 20, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Community Correction Department Director Sheila Sharp

Sheila Sharp was fired Thursday from her role atop Arkansas' parole and probation system, and in a letter she suggested she had been ousted for defying the governor's orders not to ask for staff increases.

Governor Asa Hutchinson is shown in this photo.

Arkansas Board of Corrections member Benny Magness is shown in this 2014 file photo.

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