Definition of probation officer in English:

probation officer

Pronunciation /proʊˈbeɪʃən ˈɔfəsər/

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  • A person appointed to supervise offenders who are on probation.

    ‘At the time he saw the probation officer the appellant was still seeking to suggest that the victim was a consenting party.’
    • ‘He admitted his involvement on his second visit to his probation officer and thereafter failed to receive a visit from his supervising officer.’
    • ‘The accused testified that she worked well with her probation officer.’
    • ‘Neither probation officer recommends release on parole and the panel agreed with this assessment.’
    • ‘In 1974, his wife complained to a probation officer of X's conduct; he was arrested and taken back to the same hospital.’
    • ‘We do not want a sex offender to be allowed out on supervision undertaken by a probation officer during the term of his or her imprisonment.’
    • ‘It is noted that both the probation officer and the debtor are professionally part of the criminal justice system.’
    • ‘The suggestion by the probation officer should have been disregarded, as there is no basis for that opinion from a non-expert.’
    • ‘Disciplinary action was taken immediately and the probation officer was informed.’
    • ‘He said that in his last visit with his probation officer she had said that he didn't need to come back.’
    • ‘He is also banned from several council offices except when he is accompanied by his probation officer or an official from Shelter charity for the homeless.’
    • ‘She was found guilty and the case was postponed to September 11 for a probation officer's report and sentencing.’
    • ‘It seems stupid to me to miss an appointment with your probation officer if that's going to land you in jail.’
    • ‘In a bid to kick the habit, he missed appointments with his probation officer knowing he would be sent back to jail where he could get the help he needed.’
    • ‘Offenders supervised at these levels were required to meet with their probation officer at least once a month.’
    • ‘When the writings were found by his parents, they turned them in to his probation officer and he was arrested.’
    • ‘Treatment was usually imposed as a condition of supervision by a judge or the probation officer.’
    • ‘The probation officer reports for your current review, that there is nothing in your attitude or circumstances that leads her to feel that anything has changed.’
    • ‘The probation officer provided a report to the Parole Board.’
    • ‘With a degree in political science and criminology, he became a probation officer in Florida.’