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Probation typically involves the suspension of an offender's sentence for promise of good behavior in the community.

True

Judges are generally granted discretion to tailor the restrictions of a probation sentence to fit what they deem to be the needs of the Individual offender

True

The philosophy of probation is that the average offender is not a dangerous criminal or a menace to society

True

The probation officer has little say in the planning of a probationer's treatment program

False

Intermediate sanctions can be scaled in severity to correspond to the seriousness of the crime

True

Intensive probation supervision has been proven effective at reducing re-offending rates

False

Electonic monitoring systems have the ability to limit offender's movement to appropriate areas.

True

Restorative justice programs have been implemented in police departments when the police first encounter a crime

True

What modern concept to attributed to the 19th century volunteer work of John Augustus?

Probation

What entity initially sets down the conditions or rules of behavior that must be followed by the probationer?

The court

The ________ is conducted primarily to gain information for judicial sentences

Pre-Sentence investigation

What happens when probation is revoked?

The probation contract is terminated and the original sentence is imposed.

In _______, the Supreme Court held that a probationer's home may be searched without a warrant on the grounds that probation departments "Must respond quickly to evidence of misconduct"

Griffin v. Wisconsin

National data indicate the approximately _____ percent of probationers successfully complete their probationary sentence

60

Community service is an example of what?

Restitution

Re sentencing an offender to probation after a short prison stay is termed:

Shock probation

________ entails the conditional release of a convicted offender, without a jail term, into the community under the supervision of the court, subject to certain conditions for a specified time.

Probation

_______ is when the offender must pay the victim or community back for damages

Restitution

__________ is often used along with house arrest to ensure obedience to home confinement orders

Electronic monitoring

Judges have broad discretion to set specific conditions of probation using a _________________ approach

Case by case basis

Probation officers view themselves as ____________ as their goal is to help offenders adjust in the community

Social workers