Probation and Parole

CJS 3510 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Introduces probation and parole as dispositions, systems or subsystems, processes, and offender statuses. The sentences of convicted offenders allow, in many cases, different ways to fulfill the debt to society. Covers the history of probation and parole, their conditions and revocation procedures, offender eligibility requirements, supervision styles, due process issues, and prediction and measurements of effectiveness. Topics include the role of volunteers; probation and parole officer responsibilities; presentence investigations; shock probation; probation subsidy; expansion of probation into pretrial and restitution programs; the pardon process; and current debates on the governmental framework of probation and parole, parole boards, and parole hearings.

Prerequisites

Students should refer to the Registrar’s Course Catalog for course prerequisite information.

 

Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 9, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 20, 2017 (6-week classes)

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