Course Description

CJ 4130
Probation & Parole Services & Care
Prerquisites: CJ 1400. The criminal justice system is comprised of three major components: police, courts, and corrections. Corrections is made up of both institutional and community-based agencies. This course will take an in-depth examination of the community-based strategies of probation and parole from both a historical perspective and what is currently being utilized today. This examination will explore the duties and objectives of contemporary probation and parole agencies in the United States today and tracks the progress of an individual through each phase of the community-based systems. 3 credits. (3 plus 0)