September 2015

Probation and Parole Violations

Probation and parole, although related concepts, are quite different things. Probation can be part of the sentence given when someone is convicted of a crime; it can be provided instead of or in combination with jail time. Parole is only granted after someone has served some or most of his/her jail sentence, and even then, it can be an unsure thing. The parole board gives parole, and they are not obligated...

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