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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.
Probation officers are mostly working in district courts mostly with a single room facility also shared by other staff members and additional rooms are required for establishment of an ideal environment for creating a trust-based relationship based between probationers and probation officers.
It was attended mostly by academicians, probation officers, prosecutors, officials of prison department, members of child protection units, and lawyers.
According to details the existing post of Director has been upgraded from BPS-18 to BPS-19, the post of Deputy Director has been upgraded from BPS-17 to BPS-18 and 18 posts of Parole/Probation Officers presently in BPS-16 have been upgraded to BPS-17 and re-designated as Senior Parole/Senior Probation Officers.
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.
Probation officers are fearful of visiting HMP Northumberland, where cutting officers by more than a third has led to a "violent culture", it has been claimed.
Some 70% of probation officers will be employed by the private sector by January 2015, according to the National Association of Probation Officers.
PROBATION officers and solicitors are staging a walk out today as they continue their campaign against cuts to legal aid funding and the privatising of offender rehabilitation services.
The National Association of Probation Officers met in the city and called on its members to walk out of offices across England and Wales at midday on March 31.
MOVING probation officers into police stations will affect the relationship between staff and the people they supervise, a union boss claims.
Probation officers have intermittently appeared as minor characters in some if not all of the above police shows: an attractive trainee officer was made pregnant and abandoned by a handsome young villain in an early episode of Z Cars; The Sweeney's top detective Jack Regan encountered a corrupt one in series one and had one for a girlfriend in series two--perhaps reinforcing a public sense that they are only subsidiary players in the real world too.