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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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Elizabeth Clapp devotes detailed attention to the volunteer probation officers, but she does not discuss police probation officers at all.
The work of many probation officers and correctional treatment specialists has changed in recent years, reflecting shifting attitudes about probation and parole in the criminal justice system.
When Jonathan took his mom's car again, in June 1999, she turned him in once more, and he was arrested on several probation violations, including failing to keep appointments, curfew violations, positive drug screens, and not doing his community service, according to court testimony from his probation officer, Chris Cagle.
Home Office officials are so confident of the accuracy of the test they have circulated it to all probation officers.
28) In 1880, the Massachusetts legislature approved the nation's first statewide hiring of probation officers.
Monitoring probation wasn't easy for me, or the probation officers with whom I worked.
Probation officers can easily ask and answer specific questions related to a case, such as have there been changes in a case I am investigating, has there been an event (a re-arrest, a fight in juvenile hall, etc.
PESHAWAR -- Aitebaar in collaboration with the Directorate of Reclamation and Probation, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa conducted a basic training of probation officers across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
PROBATION officers in the Midlands have been named best in the country for helping to keep criminals on the straight and narrow.
Not commit any further offences Probation officers were also looking out for signs the pair had been taking drugs or sudden behaviour swings
The two Worcester Superior Court probation officers visited the homes of 31 convicted sex offenders in the city who are on probation for their crimes to ensure that they were complying with restrictions prohibiting them from giving out candy to children or inviting trick-or-treaters by keeping their outside lights on or putting out holiday decorations.
PRISON and probation officers should be given cash incentives to cut reoffending rates, under proposals from an independent think tank headed by former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith.