May 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJC 3290 - Probation and Parole

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): CJC 1010, CJC 1450

Description: Students will explore the history, philosophy, and operations of probation and parole in the United States. Students will examine the theoretical foundations and supervisory functions of probation and parole as this relates to sentencing practices, legal issues, and evidence-based practices. There is an emphasis on the reentry phase of state supervision. Key issues include, recidivism, the role of the victim, and the outcome of punitive policies in the United States. Students will examine the community response to inmates coming home and the problems parolees face when returning to their community.

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