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Parole One Stop on the Way Back to Prison -- Former prisoners return to poor neighborhoods of large cities representing the collateral damage of the prison building boom. Newly released inmates are less likely to find jobs, maintain stable families or stay out of trouble. Parole officers revoke newly released inmate's parole for minor violations, create a self-perpetuating prison class.

Eroy Brown, whose acquittal on murder charges involving the deaths of a prison warden and a farm manager in the 1980s, is coming up for parole again.

Probation and parole allows criminals to avoid prison or be released from prison earlier. The goals is to rehabilitate offenders in society to minimize the likelihood they will commit a new offense. Justia

Criminal Law: Sentencing, Parole & Probation

Halfway Back: An Alternative to Revocation for Technical Parole Violators--A number of jurisdictions have developed intermediate sanctions for technical
violators that are both custodial and therapeutic – but do not involve a return to prison.

A supervision regime, a legal and organizational structure, shapes the detection and reporting of parolee deviance.

In the past 2 years, Washington state's corrections department lost nearly $53 million in jury verdicts and settlements to victims or their families. Attorneys and victims' families say the lawsuits should force the state to improve its supervision of dangerous criminals. State officials say there is no way they can guarantee ex-cons won't commit new crimes. What should be done to protect the public from dangerous parolees and minimize lawsuits?

American Probation and Parole Association -- International association of members from the US, territories and Canada; involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections, in adult and juvenile sectors including all levels of government, local, state/provincial and federal agencies.

Probation/Parole Officer Exam (Probation Officer/Parole Officer Exam)-- Probation Officer/Parole Officer Exam is a complete career-prep, with current information on what these officers do, how they are selected, what the exams consist of, and how they are administered. There are seven complete practice tests based on the actual exams, with additional instructional chapters and targeted practice on the most commonly tested topics: job responsibilities, case studies, reading, and writing. This indispensable guide also includes the nine-step LearningExpress Test Preparation System and a free online practice test.

Life Without Parole: Living and Dying in Prison Today Victor Hassine (Author), Robert Johnson (Editor), Sonia Tabriz (Editor)

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