Read Chapter 12. This discussion question will be available from 11/30-12/6. midnight CST.
Chapter 12 examines probation and parole. After reading the chapter, you should be familiar with both the process and administration of each, as well as the revocation process. Review the following video:
Parole and Probation Officers--A Day in the Life
User: lensipes - Added: 6/29/10
Think about the administration of probation and parole. Should we abolish either system? Why or why not? What changes should be made to the existing systems in order to increase the likelihood of success? Lastly, discuss with the class how you determine "success" or "failure" in probation and parole.
Cash Crisis Forces California to Free 55000 Prisoners
User: theGlobalReport - Added: 2/19/09
After watching the video and article at the link below, discuss your views on the early release process in order to relieve prison overcrowding. Are there other ways to manage overcrowding that don't involve inmate release? Is the process simply saving money in one area of the corrections budget (prisons) and costing more dollars for probation and parole services? Be sure to explain your answers.
Here is another link to a more recent story of mass releases in California.
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