In Minneapolis, Minnesota the Obama Administration is using an experimental program that gives Probation Officers, the power to keep people behind bars based on counseling and 'risk assessments'.
Five Somali immigrants accused of terrorism were interviewed by German researcher, Daniel Koehler, who traveled to Minneapolis at the request of an unnamed judge.
Koehler also trained Minneapolis probation officers to spot signs of jihadism and assess the threat each poses to society. The judge will take the results from the still experimental program into account when deciding their sentences.
"Judges around the United States are eager to see the outcome of Koehler's work."
Fyi, Koehler, works for DHS.