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The Probation and Parole topic addresses the vital role parole officers play in intelligence gathering, how officers can prioritize safety on home visits, how GPS units can enhance offender monitoring and report writing best practices.

The court’s opinion cited developmental differences between adults and children and their differing capacities for rehabilitation
Starting in July, a new citizen panel will decide which inmates serving life sentences are released and which stay in prison
Understanding the role of personal appearance in officer safety
A probation officer’s credibility is judged by the quality of their field visit documentation
Union highlights significant wage gap for “under-appreciated, undervalued and misunderstood” probation officers compared to NYPD, correction staff
Gypsy Rose Blanchard was released early in the day from the Chillicothe Correctional Center; she was granted parole after serving 85% of her sentence
This may be the year of correctional burnout
Is a warrantless search of a probationer’s cellphone permissible? The appellate court decides in a recent case
Tracking data from pretrial to release leads to better outcomes for supervisory agencies, probationers and parolees
David Edwards of the Missouri Department of Corrections shines a light on how data can catalyze innovation and empathy
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Fostering successful offender reintegration amid the challenges of accurate risk prediction
Two Delaware Department of Corrections and Parole Officers visited the students to explain training requirements and career opportunities
Aligning with high-demand jobs, the initiative carves a new pathway for post-incarceration job and life stability
Blueface, 26, pled guilty to a shooting that grazed a man’s hand and won’t serve any jail time unless he violates probation