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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In addition, the probation officers also examined special protections for juveniles, women and adolescents.
Experience in delivery of training programmes to probation officers, prison officers and bailiffs.
We believe there should be clear separation between probation officers and police stations.
It focuses on portrayals of probation officers in England and Wales (touching on Scotland, and with occasional reference to American probation novels), and the conclusions drawn may not hold good for other countries.
Robert Sparkman, a probation officer in Lakeland, said an added burden will be placed on local police to track down violent probationers without the help of probation officers.
O'Brien's management of the department, including how bidding for contracts was handled and the ways in which political influence was used in the hiring of probation officers.
has pleaded guilty to charges related to his engaging in sexual contact or aggravated sexual abuse with female offenders who were under his direct supervision as a federal probation officer from 2006 to 2009.
A PROBATION officer has won a national award for promoting the value of community work done by criminals on community sentences.
It is clear now that at a time when prison officers are grossly overworked, and probation officers are carrying much more casework than they can handle, then continuing to direct finance towards this is a mistake.
She was brought back to court after it emerged she failed to carry out the work and has now been given a conditional discharge while two probation officers were dismissed.
Service coordination gives probation officers the support they need to meet the mission: provide effective, individualized services to the youths in OJJ's care and custody.