Challenger in Arkansas governor's race urges more probation, parole officers

Posted: July 24, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 photo, Jared Henderson, the former executive director of Teach for America's Arkansas branch, speaks in Little Rock, Ark. Henderson announced Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 that he's seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson in 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo)

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Henderson on Monday said that Arkansas can afford more probation and parole officers, adding that "a longer explanation is certainly warranted" from Gov. Asa Hutchinson over last week's firing of the state's community correction director.

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