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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Probation Officer may well have drawn, for dramatic purposes, on its advisers' memories of an earlier era, when probation officers did "start the day by doing the rounds of local factories and building sites, often with the probationer, in an attempt to place people in work" (idem), but in language and spirit it was consistent with the emerging penal zeitgeist, as expressed by the Government White Paper Penal Practice in a Changing Society (Home Office 1960) which sought to embed rehabilitation as the principle above all others in criminal justice.
number of clients, client hours assigned, client hours completed) for each probation officer, court, judge, community service case, organization, etc.
person, property, place of residence, vehicle, personal effects, to search at anytime, with or without a search warrant, warrant of arrest, or reasonable cause by any probation officer or law enforcement officer.
To accomplish this task, researcher Stephen Farrall examined a sample of 199 British probationers and their probation officers during a four-year longitudinal study and detailed his discoveries in his most recent book.
20) The overwhelming majority of delinquency cases were generated by the police, according to chief probation officer Joel Hunter, because "the natural place for a citizen to complain when an offense has been committed is the nearest police station.
The number of cases a probation officer or correctional treatment specialist has depends on both the counseling needs of offenders and the risks they pose to society.
Cagle and another probation officer, Earl Hackney, who was armed with a gun, decided to go over to Ellis's house.
In contrast, under the Guidelines regime, the probation officer ensures that sentences fit offenses.
Thus in my sentencing, I sent him to school and ordered the probation officer to see that he went.
To become a probation officer, you'll need to have the ability to relate to a wide range of people with confident spoken communication skills as well as good organisation, report writing and problem solving skills.
A CROWN court judge yesterday paid tribute to probation officer Janet Carrison on her last day as liaison officer at Mold Crown Court.
Saturday to keep them from coming in contact with children out trick-or-treating or attending Halloween events, according to Chief Probation Officer Thomas A.