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D.A.: 5 ways parole failed Jaycee Dugard

PLACERVILLE - The El Dorado County district attorney says federal, Nevada and California state parole systems failed when it came to assessing and monitoring Phillip Garrido, Jaycee Dugard's kidnapper and rapist.
report released Tuesday, District Attorney Vern Pierson combed through the prison and parole reports of Garrido and says five mistakes were made.1. Garrido was released from state prison in Nevada after serving 11 years of a 50-year sentence for the kidnapping and rape of Katie Calloway. Pierson contended the Nevada parole board relied too much on Garrido's adjustment and what he termed "flawed psychiatric evaluations" concerning the likelihood Garrido would re-offend.2. Law enforcement did not identify Garrido as a suspect in Dugard's June 10, 1991, abduction from her South Lake Tahoe neighborhood, despite his history as a repeat sexual offender and kidnapper.3. Pierson says federal and state parole agencies did not adequately superviseGarrido from 1988-2009. There were 70 parole visits to his Antioch home from 1999 to 2009 and no one picked up on the encampment in the backyard where Dugard and her two daughters fathered by Garrido lived.4. Pierson blasted federal parole supervision from May 15, 1991, to May 4, 1995, the first four years of Dugard's captivity. He said just one federal parole agent visited the Garrido home briefly.5. Federal parole did not fully investigate Garrido's contact with his Nevada victim Katie Calloway in 1988. She reported the contact, but the agent monitoring Garrido recommended that electronic monitoring of Garrido "would be too much of a hassle ..."Pierson is not the first to attack the parole systems. A confidential review conducted last year by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts and released last month concluded the parole supervision of Garrido was "substandard."What do you think? Comment below to News10./>

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