CJA 125◊ Principles of Probation & Parole

3 credits

Development, types of service, administrative organization, investigation, and supervisory aspects of probation and parole are covered. Also discussed are the role of the probation/parole officer; pre-sentence investigation; selection, supervision, and release of probationers and parolees; halfway houses, work release programs and parole clinics; reintegration of offenders in society; and future trends.

Lecture: 3 hours