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CRJS236. Probation and Parole

This course provides an overview of probation and parole, focusing primarily on the duties and challenges that modern parole and probation officers face. Topics addressed include understanding and identifying the concepts of probation as part of the judicial process and parole as part of the prison/correctional system. Students will become familiar with the variety of roles and the legal decisions affecting probation and parole officers. Prerequisites: CRJS 131, 233. Credit 3 hours.