probation officer

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probation officer

an officer of a court who supervises offenders placed on probation and assists and befriends them
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This is good set-up for a movie: a parolee who wants to go straight and a parole officer who needs to walk on the wild side.
SB 1057, the parole bill, was covered in a single sentence: "For most crimes the bill triples the maximum period a person released from state prison can be placed on parole and subjected to conditions of parole and supervision by a parole officer.
You see the same people over and over," says Mary Obregon, a parole officer world-weary after seven years in the system.
Accountant, actuary, bank officer, biologist, computer systems analyst, financial planner, parole officer, software engineer, statistician, and website manager.
This late sign-up often occurs because the ex-offender's parole officer makes a referral or a current or past participant in RIO assures the parolee that the program works.
At the time of his death he was being sought by authorities for failing to report to his parole officer, as ordered by the court following the 2001 drug conviction.
But is The Parole Officer as funny as we might hope?
British TV comic Steve Coogan makes a likable transition to the bigscreen in "The Parole Officer," a small-scale and eventually enjoyable character comedy in which an inept rehabilitation official stages a bank heist to clear his name of a frame-up.
The parole officer investigating his case actually sided with Peltier, noting his good behavior in prison, and recommending parole.
Within a few of weeks after my release from prison, my parole officer granted me permission to travel to South Dakota, unsupervised, for two weeks, so that I could participate in the Sun Dance, a religious ceremony.
Since the woman has already served her time, she has nothing to lose by really killing him - but her mission of vengeance is complicated by a zealous parole officer determined to stop her.