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In Memoriam

Recognizing Heroes in the Field At APPA, our hearts ache for the probation and parole officers who have lost their lives, no matter the circumstances. Our thoughts are with the families forced to bear the weight of losing a husband, wife, father, mother, son, daughter, sister or brother, as...

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#WeApplaud: Let’s Not Forget the Brave Community Supervision and Correctional Officers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 17th, 2020 A campaign is underway across the globe to highlight correctional staff who work in both the prisons and the community during the coronavirus pandemic. Messages of support are being sent to jurisdictions across the world in an effort to boost the morale...

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Community Corrections Virtual Roundtable on the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow, more and more community corrections professionals have concerns about how this is currently impacting their work and questions about how it will shape their future. To address those concerns, APPA hosted a virtual roundtable facilitated by Dr. Brian...

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Member Spotlight: Ayesha W

Ayesha W. is a Deputy Probation Officer with the Solano County Probation Department in California. She has been with the Probation Department for over 20 years and is currently assigned to an adult supervision caseload. Ayesha has proven many times over to be the epitome of excellence in...

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Member Spotlight: Michael C.

Michael C. has devoted his professional career to the field of adult probation, and his work has made Maricopa County, AZ, safer. Michael began as a Probation Officer in Maricopa County in 1999. In the next two decades, his hard work led to recognition and promotion until he arrived at his...

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Member Spotlight: Jason M.

Jason began his career with the Michigan Department of Corrections in 2010. Since then, Jason has involved himself in numerous opportunities to expand his growth, influence, and knowledge. For example, he has voluntarily supervised sex offender, veteran, and drug court caseloads. He also...

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Do You Know Your ABC's? Achieving Work-Balance

Given that staff are exposed to various types of stress and traumatic events, direct care staff will learn how to sustain a work-life balance in accordance to best practices. Download CONTACT HOURS CERTIFICATE for this APPA Webinar! #officersafety/wellness #workplace

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Recommendations for Tribal Probation when Supervising Domestic Violence Offenders

This publication is designed to serve as a quick reference guide to community corrections staff in native communities regarding their supervision of domestic violence offenders. This guide is based on the Community Corrections’ Response to Domestic Violence: Guidelines for Practice, published by...