1 - Probation involves the offenders referred to as...

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Probation involves the offenders referred to as probationers to live at home and work at regular jobs, they must report regularly to their probation officers. They must also adhere to certain conditions, such as submitting to drug tests, obeying curfews, and staying away from certain people or parts of town. It can be combined with other sanctions, such as fines, restitution, and community service. Fulfillment of these other sanctions may, in effect, become a condition for successful completion of probation. The sentencing court retains authority over the probationer, and if he/she violates the conditions or commits another crime, the judge can order the entire sentence to be served in prison. Intermediate sanctions restrict the offender more than does simple probation and that constitute actual punishment for more serious offenders. There are many types of sanctions that can be divided into three parts. (1) Those that are administered primarily by the judiciary such as fines, restitution, and forfeiture. (2) Those primarily
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