Private Probation

Possible Augusta government probation office to mirror Athens model


Dale Allen has been getting lots of calls since the controversy over private, for-profit probation companies made national... Read more

Augusta could create county-run probation office


Details are sketchy, but Augusta is poised to leave private probation behind next year when the city’s contract with Sentinel... Read more

Appellate court agrees to hear appeal of misdemeanor probation violation

An Augusta man jailed for more than a month for violating his misdemeanor probation will get the chance to... Read more

Private probation company hit with another civil rights lawsuit

Sentinel Offender Services has been hit with yet another lawsuit, one that accuses the private probation company... Read more

Judge tosses probation suit


A federal lawsuit challenging the legality of a contract between a south Georgia county and a private probation company has been... Read more

Another probation company hit with civil rights suit

Another private probation company with contracts in Georgia has been... Read more

Sentinel lawsuit to stay in Richmond County


Sentinel Offender Services’ defense motion to move at least one of the civil rights lawsuits it faces to Columbia County for trial... Read more



Top court rules for private probation company

ATLANTA – People on probation for minor offenses still have to serve their entire sentence, even if something... Read more

Woman defeats probation company in court

As Kathleen Hucks’ attorney told the jury Friday, it was always about money for Sentinel Offender Services.... Read more

Jurors hear from company officials


It was just a coincidence that warrants were sought for Kathleen Hucks’ arrest on the months she had no money to pay Sentinel... Read more

Husband takes stand at Sentinel trial

It’s not about money, Kathleen Hucks’ husband told the jury Wednes­­day.

“She could... Read more