KPD-based parole officer is a boon for department, clients

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Max Marshall had been in and out of prison four times when finally he connected with Eric Bandonis. “We formed a relationship because I accepted his accountability. He let me earn things like leaving the area to go fight wildfires,” Max said. “He’s given me references for other things and he’s been my best advocate. I’ve been off parole for a couple of years and he’s still a resource for me.” Bandonis is the Keizer Police Department’s resident Marion County Sheriff Office (MCSO) parole and probation officer. Unlike most parole and probation...

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