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Definition of Probation
The conditional freedom granted to an offender.
Considered a period of testing.
The test is whether the probationer can live in the community without committing new crimes.
Means of release from jail -BAIL-
Bail-Money or property that is pledged to or held by the court to ensure that an individual who has been arrested and charged will appear in court on a given date
Means of release from jail -Release on recognizance-
Release on Recognizance-Release on one’s personal word, one’s own recognizance (character)
Father of Probation
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