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2016-17 Catalog 
    
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CJ 228 - Probation and Parole


This course is designed to prepare students for employment in the Criminal Justice/Corrections field. It will introduce the student to the historical background and development of Probation and Parole from early history to the modern Probation and Parole system. In addition to historical information, students will explore the court system and how an offender progresses through it. Students will learn the sentencing process, starting with the pre-sentence investigation. Sentencing options will be reviewed, sentencing guidelines will be explained, and the rationale for sentencing recommendations made to the court will be studied. The juvenile justice system will be studied with juvenile probation and other available dispositions reviewed. The American probation system, community-based corrections and parole will be studied. Included will be the roles and duties of the modern parole officer. Offered fall semester only.
Prerequisite(s): CJ 121  
3 credits = 3 lecture



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