probation officer

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probation officer

n.
1. An officer charged with assisting courts in the investigation of defendants' backgrounds and circumstances to assist in the determination of appropriate sentences and in the supervision of convicted offenders who have received a sentence of probation.
2. A similar officer charged with investigating the backgrounds and circumstances of juveniles to determine appropriate outcomes in delinquency proceedings and with supervising those adjudged delinquent.

probation officer

n
(Law) an officer of a court who supervises offenders placed on probation and assists and befriends them

proba′tion of`ficer


n.
an officer who investigates and reports on the conduct of offenders who are free on probation.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.probation officer - the officer of the court who supervises probationers
officeholder, officer - someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust; "he is an officer of the court"; "the club elected its officers for the coming year"
Translations
sociální kurátor
tilsynsværge
próbaidősök felügyelője
sociálny kurátor
gözetçişartlı salıverme memuru

probation officer

nBewährungshelfer(in) m(f)

probation

(prəˈbeiʃən) , ((American) prou-) noun
1. the system allowing people who have broken the law to go free on condition that they commit no more crimes and report regularly to a social worker.
2. (in certain jobs) a period of time during which a person is carefully watched to see that he is capable of the job.
proˈbationary adjective
probation officer noun
be/put on probation
to (cause to) undergo a period of probation.
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As a result of the night at the hotel, Simpson was contacted by his parole officers and underwent drug and alcohol tests, both of which were negative, LaVergne said.
Ames is senior juvenile parole officer at the Ohio Department of Youth Services.
Parole officer told the court that 2 accused who were convicted and awarded life imprisonment in terrorism and kidnapping for ransom cases were released on parole.
Staid Bernice Stokes becomes a hard-ass parole officer, while precocious Fontayne Gamble does drugs, does time and ends up on parole, though not initially under Bernice.
Finally last August, Bayley was warned he'd be sent back to prison after he missed another appointment with his parole officer.
18 was apprehended Thursday by parole officers who saw him walking on a bike path near the Eugene Water & Electric Board headquarters in Eugene, Lane County sheriff's officials said.
During his parole term, a parolee must comply with a long list of conditions: He must tell his parole officer if he gets a new job or moves to a new house; he must secure his parole officer's approval to travel more than fifty miles away from home, or leave the county for more than two days; he can't be around a gun or a knife longer than two inches.
The guard got in touch with Garrido's parole officer who was stunned to hear the rapist had children with him and called him in for questioning.
Horatio contacts his former sister-in-law Yelina, asking her to find out more about the lad, who denies murdering his parole officer.
Brown met regularly with a parole officer, but it was a hostile relationship from the start--the officer was drug testing her too often, she says.
Harris was on parole from prison when Wheston was killed and had stopped reporting to his parole officer, detectives said.
Brigman, 47, and her husband, Joseph, a 61-year-old parole officer, financed $147,000 of the $167,000 price of their new home--a 2,450-square-foot, four-bedroom, three-bathroom house they built in Schertz, Texas, in 1999.