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Criminal Justice Today 12 th Edition. Frank Schmalleger. Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections. Chapter 12. Most offenders under correctional supervision in the United States today are under which type of supervision?. Probation Parole Jail Prison. Correct Answer Probation.

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Probation parole and community corrections

Criminal Justice Today

12th Edition

Frank Schmalleger

Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections

Chapter 12


Probation parole and community corrections

Most offenders under correctional supervision in the United States today are under which type of supervision?

Probation

Parole

Jail

Prison


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  • Correct Answer

  • Probation


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Maintaining employment, remaining within the jurisdiction of the court, obeying all laws, and possessing no firearms are all examples of what kind of conditions of probation?

Mandated conditions

General conditions

Specific conditions

Program-oriented conditions


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2. General conditions


Probation parole and community corrections

Surrendering of driver’s license, supplying breath, urine, or blood samples as needed, and getting a GED within a specified time are all examples of what kind ofconditions of probation?

Mandated conditions

General conditions

Specific conditions

Program-oriented conditions


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3. Specific conditions


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Whether an offender is on probation or parole they must abide by conditions of supervision or risk losing the privilege to remain in the community.

True

False


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1. True


If you are on probation you have been released from prison early on conditions

If you are on probation, you have been released from prison early on conditions.

True

False


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2. False


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After looking at the statistics regarding parole, do you favor early release that takes into account the inmates conduct while in prison or review by a parole board?

Review by trained professional parole board members

Statutory Decree

No early release, offenders should serve entire sentence


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Which of the following is an early release option under which a low-risk inmate with a serious physical or mental health condition is released earlier that normal?

Discretionary release

Mandatory release

Pity parole

Medical parole


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4. Medical parole


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Probation is a sentencing option in lieu of incarceration, while parole is a release option that follows incarceration.

True

False


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1. True


Which one of the following best represents your opinion of community corrections

Which one of the following best represents your opinion of community corrections?

1. I support it because it is the cost effective way to control offenders.

2. I support it because it allows for counseling, community service, and more opportunities for rehabilitation.

3. I don’t support it because it limits punishment and puts society in danger.


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The Supreme Court held that police officers may conduct warrantless searches of parolees subject to parole search conditions in Samson v. California (2006).

True

False


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1. True


Parole or probation revocation may result from which of the following technical violations

Parole or probation revocation may result from which of the following technical violations?

Failure to meet with parole/probation officer

Failure to participate in treatment

Drug or alcohol use

All of the above


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4. All of the above


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Which of the following cases allows for the probationer to be represented by an attorney at a revocation hearing?

Minnesota v Murphy

Gagnon v Scarpelli

Mempa v Rhay

Morrissey v Brewer


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3. Mempa v Rhay


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In Bearden v Georgia the probationer must make restitution and pay all fines or risk going to prison on technical violations.

True

False


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2. False


Which of the following is not one of the four primary functions of probation parole work

Which of the following is NOT one of the four primary functions of probation/parole work?

Presentence investigations

Preventative patrol

Diagnosis and needs assessment

Client supervision


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2. Preventative patrol


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Probation and parole officers must balance two conflicting sets of duties. Which do you think should take precedence?

Providing quasi-social work services

Handling custodial responsibilities


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Which intermediate sanction would require strict discipline, physical exercise, a short participation time, and works mainly with first offenders?

Intensive Supervision

Boot Camp

Mixed Sentencing

Electronic Monitoring


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2. Boot Camp


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Home confinement means a guard is posted at the convicted offender’s home rather than have them come and go as they please.

True

False


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2. False


Probation parole and community corrections

Approximately what percentage of those incarcerated in prison and jail in this country will be eventually released back into society?

97%

77%

57%

37%


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1. 97%


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Given that rates of recidivism are so high among probationers and parolees, what should be done with probation and parole?

Probation and parole should be abolished altogether.

Probation and parole should continue on as they are now.

The scope of probation and parole programming should be broadened to include public health workers, housing providers, workforce development staff, and others.


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