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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Union officials, meanwhile, said the probation officers and support staff "reduce recidivism and make DuPage communities safer by managing 9,500 adult and juvenile probation cases a year, meeting with offenders, visiting them at home and work, conducting drug tests and connecting them with drug treatment programs."
'OBSTRUCT JUSTICE' class="MsoNormalSome of the detectives who rescued the probation officers from the mob were also injured, albeit slightly.
The Court of Appeals said the probation officer did not have the authority to modify the judge's sentencing order by imposing a more stringent condition.
"I know he is sorry for speaking to the probation officer in that way.
Tipped off about a drug deal at Alibagu village, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and police officers arrested probation officer Juan Angangan, Virgilio Alejandro, 42 and Allan Enriquez, 33 at 6:20 p.m.
Rosado said that along with just being reminded of his obligations, if there are issues he needs help with, the probation officers are there for him.
The probation officer's pre-sentence report stated he posed "an ongoing high risk of causing serious harm to children, particularly young boys", said prosecutor Adrian Dent.
Fitzgerald worked as a deputy sheriff and probation officer in Douglas County until 2004, when Lane County hired him as a parole and probation supervisor.
Prior to WW2, and immediately afterwards, probation officer memoirs (and occasionally journalism) were the only publicly accessible alternative to governmental, professional and academic data on the probation service, a "genre" which continues intermittently to the present day but which was eventually eclipsed as a source of public information by fiction and, much later, by television documentaries) (see, for example, Ellison 1933; Harris 1937; Stokes 1950; St John 1961; Brady 2012; Kaul 2012 (2)).
You do your time, you are released from prison, and you meet your probation officer. At that point, the officer, not the judge, decides you need to spend more time confined--this time, in a restrictive inpatient mental health facility.
To become a probation officer (PO), you need to be employed as an unqualified probation services officer (PSO), undergo training and gain qualifications whilst you're working, then apply for a probation officer post.
According to sources close to the actress, the probation officer was impressed by the fact Lohan was way ahead of schedule in her court-ordered stint in morgue duty and psychotherapy sessions, and found no reason to reject the trip.