Minnesota Association of 
County Probation Officers 

Past, Present & Future of Probation

 

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"Probation in the United States" Part One
Joan Petersilia. Perspectives (Spring 1998): 30-41.

Part one examines the history of probation and modern sentencing practices for adult and juveniles. It also looks at the characteristics of the average person on probation.

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"Probation in the United States" Part Two

Joan Petersilia. Perspectives (Summer 1998): 42-49.


Part two examines whether probation works and how to revive it. The article also includes a review of intermediate sanctions options. 

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