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Member Spotlight: Spencer C.

Although quiet at the office, Spencer’s hardwork speaks to the kind of person that he really is. Within just a few years, Spencer has worked as a Deputy Probation Officer and as the Deputy Probation Supervisor. Once he became a Probation Officer, he was diligent in completing all of the required...

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Police-Probation/Parole Partnerships: Enhancing Reentry Accountability and the Need for Formalized Partnerships

This webinar discusses the history and types of police-probation/parole partnerships that have existed, barriers to their formation, a review of the research, and potential dangers inherent in partnerships between law enforcement and community corrections agencies. #interagencycoordination ...

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Practical Action Tips on Officer Safety for Tribal Probation Personnel

The community supervision of court-involved individuals in Indian Country provides many challenges. One challenge officer’s face is a lack of access to the necessary equipment to remain safe both in the office and in the field. However, it is not just ballistic vests, electronic control devises,...


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Effective Responses to Offender Behavior: Lessons Learned for Probation and Parole Supervision

This report highlights key lessons learned around planning and implementation of sanctions and incentives, with particular attention to ways in which states and local jurisdictions can improve effective responses in probation and parole supervision. This report first provides an overview of the...


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Community Supervision Workload Considerations for Public Safety

Supported by a grant awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the American Probation and Parole Association developed the report Community Supervision Workload Considerations for Public Safety discussing the dilemma of managing officer time amidst an array of tasks, constraining...


sworn jail staff

Uniform jail staff who have law enforcement powers, such as the power of arrest, and who receive training that meets state and agency standards. #lineofficers