An overview of corrections, probation, and parole as they relate to the community. Examination of community resources and collaboration with other law enforcement agencies. Topics include pre-sentence investigations, sentence recommendations, conditions of probation and parole, case plans, rules, probation/parole violations, and revocations. Consideration of aspects of probation service delivery, home visits, restitution, court obligations, supervision fees, and alternative methods of community protection. Discussion of job descriptions for probation/parole agents and preparation for the statewide probation/parole examination will be part of this course. This course will be primarily an applications class where students will experience the process of being a probation/parole agent. (Junior standing preferred)

3.0Credits

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