What Presidential Pardons Mean for Probation Officers

At the end of every presidency there are always news reports about presidential pardons. This is a special case where the president can forgive specific criminal convictions of criminals. Some of the most famous (or infamous, depending on your perspective) …

Pennsylvania Probation Officer Saves Woman’s Life

On November 28, 2016 probation officer Carla Conte answered a knock at her door to find a family requesting help for a woman who had ODed in a car on her street. Fortunately, Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania trained its probation …