Jul 08, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog
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CRIM 440 - Probation and Parole

(3 cr) This course examines the history, objectives, performance, and future of the full range of probation, parole, intermediate sanctions, and community corrections services viewed as integral parts of the formal criminal justice process. Research and policy developments, training and personnel issues, what works with different classes of offenders (including juveniles), the pre-sentence investigation/reporting system, sentencing and incarceration, recidivism rates, legal issues, public perceptions, and trends within the system are among the topics covered.



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