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Probation & Parole - Officers

Probation and Parole Violations: State Responses (2008)

This report examines the strategies state lawmakers have used to hold offenders accountable for breaking the rules of their supervision and to maintain public safety, while preserving expensive prison beds for more dangerous criminals.

Changes in Sentencing Policy Raise Pressure on Probation Officers (2016)

Wave of early inmate releases raises concerns over preventing relapses among high-risk population.

York County Probation Officers to Carry Life-Saving Drug (2016)

York County probation officers will soon begin carrying the life-saving drug naloxone, a medication that counteracts the effects of opiate-based drugs and can stop a potentially fatal heroin overdose when administered in time.

7 Things Probation Officers Do That Will Help You Lead Change (2016)

Advice you need to catalyze change even in the toughest circumstances.

Surviving the Trenches: The Impact of Trauma Exposure on Corrections Professionals (2016)

This webinar examines secondary trauma and compassion fatigue as experienced by corrections professionals. 

Watchdog: Pay-or-Go-to-Jail Policy Makes Probation Officers Bill Collectors (2016)

Bell County was chosen for a study on how adult probation works in Texas. 

845 Life: Female Probation Officers Relish a Risky Job (2017)

An article about the female probation officers of the Orange County Probation Department.

Working with Victims of Crime: An Integrated Approach for Community Supervision Professionals

This Guide provides a comprehensive overview of available information on victims’ rights and services.

The Changing Relationship Between Ex-Criminals and Their Parole Officers

This article discusses EPICS, Effective Practices in Community Supervision, and covers the four steps for face-to-face meetings with offenders.


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