Examining the Success of Minnesota’s Probation System

Minnesota’s probation system has enjoyed success for some time, not only for its money-saving benefits, but for the services it provides to probationers. Probation officers in Minnesota supervised more than 140,000 offenders in 2011. These officers are employed by the …

Are California’s Probation Officers at Risk?

With Governor Jerry Brown’s prison realignment in place, California counties must begin to implement the strategies set forth, but many are questioning whether the new supervision requirements for inmates released under the AB 109 legislation puts probation officers at greater …