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A parole officer supervises previously convicted felons who are being returned to society from prison incarceration. A probation officer may supervise those with misdemeanor convictions as well as felony convictions, and his supervisees may or may not have been incarcerated at all. If they were, they would have done time only in a jail environment.

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Q: What is the difference between parole and probation officer?
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What is the difference between a probation officer and a parole officer?

A probation officer handles clients who are on probation. A parole officer handles people who are released on parole.


What is the difference between parole and probation?

Release on probation is granted at the order of a judicial officer. Release on parole is granted by a Board of Parole who hears and decides on cases of inmates housed in prisons.


What is the difference between a juvenile parole officer and a juvenile probation officer and a juvenile case worker?

A juvenile parole officer is someone with a BS whom is assigned to juveniles out of prison and help them get back into normal life. A juvenile probation officer is assigned to the child as an alternative to jail/prison and to keep an eye on the child. The caseworker is in charge or directing and guiding the child when it comes to the actually law stuff. Probation Officer = Before Jail/Prison Parole Officer = After incarceration


What does upscounding mean?

Not reporting or (Runing) from your probation/parole officer.


Can a probation officer threaten you with jail time?

If you have violated your parole, yes.


What if you leave state during a felony conviction?

you maybe able to leave the state with the permission of your probation judge , probation officer or parole officer.


What is the difference of parole and probation?

I'm not exactly sure what you are specifically asking as far as the requirements/education of a parole officer versus a probation officer, but I hope my answer will help. A parole officer is assigned to a person who has been state-sentenced, meaning that the inmate/prisoner has done prison time. A probation officer is assigned to a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony but is not state-sentenced (not sent to prison). They may have served time in the County jail, or may have just been sentenced to probation with no jail time. A person who is on parole HAS to go through the prison system and the parole board in each state is who determines if the inmate/prisoner would be a good qualifier for parole or not. Hope this helps!


Can you travel within state in NC while on probation?

Yes, as long as your not on Parole- You would have to notify your Parole officer. If you are on Probation and have an appt to see your probation officer, just let him know and reschedule the appt. Do not just go and not show up for appt!


If you are on felony probation in California can you move to Seattle?

Usually one of the conditions of parole is that you cannot leave the state. Your parole officer can answer the question for you.


Can you be a probation officer with only 2 years in college?

It can vary. Contact the Dept. of Parole and Probation for your state and ask their employment requirements.


Is the person allowed to leave the city in which they received the scram bracelet?

With the permission of his probation/parole officer.


Can a convicted felon go to the Bahamas?

If the convicted felon is on probation or parole, check with his or her assigned probation or parole officer. Otherwise, with the exception of a court order relating to traveling, there should be n problems.

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