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Probation and Parole 1 Probatio n and Parole May 30 2010 By: Jessie Lassabe CJS: 230
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Probation and Parole 2
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Probation and Parole 3 Probation in the United States has been a very successful rehabilitation project. However probation is not for everyone that has committed a crime. Some crimes are too heinous to allow the offender to be directly released into society. These criminals must server time in prison and then be allowed the chance to be released on parole. However the crime is not to sever then probation is the answer for these criminals. Probation is time spent under supervision instead of doing prison time. This allows for these criminals to remain in society and still lead a productive life. However before someone is released on to probation there is a process that they must go through to determine eligibility. The probation process is not a really long one. However it must be a very thorough one. First a person must be found or plead guilty. Then the judge has a decision which is based on the person’s criminal’s history. If the crime is not a sever one and the person has no criminal background then the judge may determine that the person may be eligible for unsupervised probation. This means that after paying all fines and completing anything the judge request, the
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