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A View From the Field: Making Misdemeanor Probation Matter  

Author:  Paul Meigio.

Source: Volume 07, Number 02, Fall 2014 , pp.169-171(3)

Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly

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Experienced probation officer Paul Meigio makes a plea for greater attention to be paid to the risks of re-offense posed by persons serving probation for misdemeanor sex crimes. As he points out here, only felony offenders are subject to the kind of full-scale sexual abuse assessment that might identify, and possibly curtail, probationers who are likely to re-offend.

Keywords: Interventions with misdemeanor offenders

Affiliations:  1: 7th Idaho District Drug Court.

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