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probation department - staying in the home mean that...

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Each state has its own probation department and guidelines for who is eligible for parole. Certain types of crimes, severity of crime and past record may all apply to who gets parole and who does not. Parole can ease the overcrowding in prisons by putting less serious offenders back at home and being productive members of society. Unfortunately we see a lot of first time drug offenders getting parole. About 3 out of every 10 people on parole had a drug offense. These people not only hurt themselves but hurt others and in my opinion should not be on parole. On the other hand offenders that are on parole can help support their families and keep them out of the welfare system. This would mean less of a drain on taxpayer dollars. Also paroles
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Unformatted text preview: staying in the home mean that children can benefit from having that parent in the home to help influence their behavior and growth. Unfortunately sometimes a parolee slips through the cracks and cannot be located by the parole department. This is not too big of a problem unless the parole becomes a danger to society by escalating their crimes. References Bureau of Justice Statistics, Probation and Parole in the United States, 2008 December 2009, NCJ 228230 viewed on May 20, 2010 at Highlights BULLETIN...
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2010 for the course CJS 220 taught by Professor Z during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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