Probation is a sentence requiring offenders to serve a period of correctional supervision in the community,
generally in lieu of _______________.
Diversion programs are designed to
Divert people accused or convicted of crimes away from incarceration and into
Most probationers are convicted of nonviolent offenses; about half are sentenced to probation for felonies
and about half for misdemeanors
When on probation the offender must comply with an extensive list of probation conditions as specified by
The philosophy of corrections changed radically in the 1970s.
This change is often attributed to an article
Diversion programs respond to competing demands in the policy arena that reflect the local __________
and __________ climates.