Top Parole Officer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Parole Officer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Parole Officer resumes they appeared on. For example, 25.7% of Parole Officer resumes contained Juvenile Offenders as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Parole Officer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Parole Officer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Juvenile Offenders

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Here's how Juvenile Offenders is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Develop case plans to support successful transition of juvenile offenders back into community and monitor juvenile offenders while on parole.
  • Conduct intensive supervision of high-risk juvenile offenders.
  • Prepare and deliver hearings on delinquent youth to the juvenile judges with recommendations for the treatment of juvenile offenders.
  • Provide monthly reports detailing juvenile offenders progress throughout the reporting period to the Release Authority and assigned Jurist.
  • Managed caseload of juvenile offenders on parole; determined treatment, management and security needs of youth.
  • Assured all accommodations of extradition are coordinated to meet the needs of juvenile offenders with disabilities.
  • Provide case management services to juvenile offenders and their families.
  • Develop caseplans for juvenile offenders to address their criminogenic needs.

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2. Parole

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Here's how Parole is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Investigate parole violations and prepare parole violation reports and interview witnesses and prosecute cases at preliminary parole violation hearing.
  • Enforced rules and regulations governing facility security, parole accountability and conduct to ensure judicial sanctions were carried out.
  • Conducted arrests on parole violators, transported them to/from parole hearings, and operated the computerized parolee case-management system.
  • Monitored payment of financial obligations ordered by the releasing authority; collected and documented parolee payments.
  • Prepare detailed investigative reports for the court or Parole Commission used in sentencing and parole consideration.
  • Communicate with each parolee, encouraging positive behavior in order to accomplish successful completion of parole.
  • Supervised Offenders released to parole by monitoring behavior and compliance with conditions of release.
  • Prepare progress reports and testify in court concerning revocation and/or modification to parole conditions.
  • Supervised a full caseload of parolees through effective surveillance, intervention and enforcement strategies.
  • Managed specialized casework involving parole investigations and supervision of parolees in assigned districts.
  • Supervised parolees on Super Intensive Supervision, Therapeutic Community, and Sex Offender caseloads
  • Conduct investigations and make diligent efforts to locate and apprehend parole absconders.
  • Assisted parolee in community by referring parolee to various community agencies.
  • Investigated allegations of parole violations including both technical and criminal elements.
  • Communicated with parents/guardians regarding progress of parolees on a weekly basis.
  • Manage a caseload of adult parolees by employing motivational interviewing skills.
  • Supervised a caseload of Inmates and Parolees released to Electronic Monitoring.
  • Initiated and evaluated background criminal investigation reports of parole offenders.
  • Participate in community programs and advocated for parolees when needed.
  • Prepare inmate files and complete necessary documentation for parole hearings.

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3. Caseload

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Here's how Caseload is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Supervised caseload of high risk registered sex offenders, sentenced offenders, mentally impaired, general offenders and chemically dependent youth.
  • Supervised offenders released onto Parole, supervised out of county caseload, and electronic monitoring caseload, maintained satellite office.
  • Prepared and maintained documents related to; agency administration, caseload management and to all contacts and activities.
  • Managed the super-intensive caseload of offenders under the supervision of The Texas Department of Criminal Justice Parole Division.
  • Document interactions and pertinent information relating to management of offender caseload within a 24 hour time period.
  • Supervised a caseload of approximately 80 to 100 resident probation/parolees to insure compliance with court-ordered conditions.
  • Provide supervision and guidance to an assigned caseload of ex-offenders from state and local correctional facilities.
  • Maintain caseload monitoring/supervision of parolees in accordance with SPB and Division policy while ensuring public safety.
  • Supervised a specialized caseload of electronic monitoring and SISP (Super Intensive Specialized Program).
  • Supervised and managed a caseload of adult prison offenders assigned to intensive supervision case management.
  • Administered regular drug and alcohol tested, Conducted investigation interviews and court processing for caseloads.
  • Promoted from this position to Criminal Investigator/Hearing Examiner Supervised parole caseload of adult offenders.
  • Maintained physical case files and electronic databases relating to the management of offender caseloads.
  • Performed daily investigative checks of caseload to monitor any suspicious or criminal activity.
  • Visit correctional institutions periodically to establish contact with prospective parolees assigned to caseload.
  • Managed a specialized caseload of sexual predator/offenders, murderers and multiple recidivists.
  • Supervised a specialized caseload of parolees placed on an intensive supervision program.
  • Provide supervision/case management to an assigned to an assigned caseload of parolees.
  • Provided specialized intensive supervision to a caseload of High Risk offenders.
  • Evaluate clients to determine appropriate supervision and caseload level placement.

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4. Law Enforcement

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Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Work extensively with local and federal law enforcement and court magistrates in finding fugitives and executing warrants.
  • Perform interviews necessary to complete the investigation process with law enforcement officials and other individuals.
  • Communicated with Local and State law enforcement agencies and gathered important information for investigations.
  • Communicate client's criminal history with various law enforcement agencies nationally and statewide.
  • Coordinate and communicate with other law enforcement agencies to ensure public safety.
  • Communicated with local law enforcement officials to assist in protecting the community.
  • Collaborated with law enforcement officers, co- workers and other agency personnel.
  • Coordinate law enforcement efforts in the supervision and investigation of sex offenders.
  • Exchanged information with law enforcement officers and attorneys when needed.
  • Facilitated video-conference training conducted by/for law enforcement.
  • Assisted law enforcement with youth involved investigations.
  • Interacted w/various law enforcement agencies.
  • Worked two years as a Senior Institution Parole Officer - Certified as a Law Enforcement Office in the State of New Jersey
  • Testify in court, and have extensive interaction with court personnel, victims, community agencies and law enforcement personnel.
  • Conducted field visits to residences, correctional institutions, law enforcement agencies, and treatment facilities to obtain client information.
  • Maintained constant conferencing with local, state and government level law enforcement agencies to include DEA, FBI and INS.
  • Communicated with court systems, law enforcement agencies, community-based agencies, and family members related to parolee's case.
  • Worked in cooperation with local and national law enforcement agencies to aid in the arrest and investigation of parolees.
  • Interacted with various law enforcement and social service agencies, developed a professional rapport with all governmental agencies.
  • Perform both social work and law enforcement functions which include job placement and New York State Registry program.

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5. Supervision Plans

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Here's how Supervision Plans is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Evaluated offender adjustment and recommended revision of parole supervision plans and case assessment as needed via computer.
  • Maintained complete records, prepared assessments and reassessments, and administered supervision plans on offenders.
  • Prepare correspondence to document juvenile's progress and recommend revisions to parole supervision plans.
  • Developed, implemented, and monitored supervision plans.
  • Developed individualized treatment and supervision plans.
  • Monitor compliance with supervision plans by making home visits, checking attendance records, and other means according to established guidelines.
  • Prepare and document supervision plans for each subject based on the Rules and Regulations of Parole.
  • Determine the needs of the juvenile and family and develop supervision plans and goals for juveniles.
  • Coordinate with facilities, agencies and community to prepare and implement supervision plans.
  • Submit supervision plans to ensure clients are being properly monitored.
  • Completed appropriate referrals, assessments, and supervision plans.
  • Prepared violation reports, assessments, supervision plans.

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6. Public Safety

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Here's how Public Safety is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Managed and supervised offenders to provide public safety and opportunities for successful re-entry of offenders into the community.
  • Provided surveillance and monitoring programs for public safety and effective response to violation of conditions of release.
  • Promoted public safety by implementing appropriate sanctions when offenders violated their conditions of release.
  • Conduct investigations relevant to offenders and public safety.
  • Conduct joint investigations with Dallas Police Department Gang Unit and Texas Department of Public Safety Fugitive Apprehension and Special Crimes Units.
  • Provide case management, supervision, and intervention services to criminal offenders within the community to enhance public safety.
  • Time management is a big factor, dealing with the public and make sure we provide public safety.
  • Interviewed offenders on office, home and field visits to promote public safety and promote positive offender change
  • Promote public safety by ensuring clients are in compliance with conditions of their release.
  • Promoted public safety and positive change to offender through special programs and supervision.
  • Determined degree of risk to public safety and service needs.
  • Promote positive offender change and to promote public safety.
  • Manage the progress of offenders while maintaining public safety.
  • Conduct pre-parole investigations to ensure clients are placed in housing areas which are conducive to public safety.
  • designed to promote re-entry efforts and public safety.

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7. Substance Abuse

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Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Developed treatment plans for offenders that involved a combination of education, substance abuse treatment and vocational training.
  • Identified offenders' needs substance abuse counseling, academic/vocational training, and prepared individual supervision plans.
  • Assisted parolees in locating employment, substance abuse counseling and educational programs.
  • Provide transportation for supervision violators, substance abuse testing, fugitive apprehension.
  • Prepared parole eligibility reports and collected samples for substance abuse testing.
  • Facilitated and supervised relapse prevention programming for substance abuse.
  • Work as a Parole Officer with the Office of Substance Abuse and Treatment Services overseeing operations of contract drug facility programs.
  • Provided tailored case planning and classification for substance abuse, employment, continuing education and the realignment of cognitive processes.
  • Managed caseload comprised of sexual, mental health, substance abusers, drug, and special needs offenders as needed.
  • Interviewed inmates regarding their: criminal background, work history, social history, institutional history and substance abuse history.
  • Supervised offenders on GPS monitor to include mentally ill, youthful, violent, substance abuse, and sex offenders.
  • Developed treatment plans for offenders' substance abuse issues with the use of the DSM-IV and IOP Substance Abuse Curriculum.
  • Counseled with offenders during office, field and home visits regarding anger, substance abuse, and behavioral issues.
  • Assisted with the placement of women into housing, substance abuse, vocational and life skills training programs.
  • Prepared daily activity schedules including travel routes, employment and medical assistance, and substance abuse programs.
  • Guide clients in matters of employment, education, financial obligations, and substance abuse therapy.
  • Supervised youth offenders with substance abuse issues and fostered positive change through family counseling and incentives.
  • Secured educational, vocational, mental health, substance abuse, and residential treatment services.
  • Worked with special needs populations such as gang members, sex offenders and substance abusers.
  • Assist in organizing volunteer activities and 12-step programs to assist with substance abuse treatment.

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8. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Provide supervision services that include counseling regarding employment, housing, availability of community resources and other personal and social factors.
  • Analyzed and evaluated agency/community and social service programs; researched and evaluated community resources to ensure quality referrals.
  • Liaised with internal staff, community resources and outside agencies to identify appropriate rehabilitative services and investigate violations.
  • Utilized community resources and programs to promote successful parolee rehabilitation and re-entry to society.
  • Provided case management services as well as assistance in developing strong community resources.
  • Developed sound working relations with community agencies to secure community resources for offenders.
  • Conducted interviews with family support groups and family members for community resources.
  • Coordinated with community resources for housing and employment placements.
  • Promote effective offender change through supervision and community resources.
  • Coordinated care for the client and worked with community resources, particularly treatment providers to address the needs of the client.
  • Act as liaison with NYPD, FBI, and other law enforcement agencies as well as different community resources.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with internal court programs, external social service agencies, and community resources.
  • Collaborated with community resources including schools, law enforcement agencies, Courts and Youth Rehabilitation & Treatment Centers.
  • Solicited and developed corporate and community resources to provide a viable base of referrals to assist clients.
  • Provide supervision services that include helping with employment and housing, and providing information for community resources.
  • Worked with other community resources to assist offenders with their successful completion of individual goals.
  • Managed caseloads and provided housing support to homeless clients and connect them with community resources.
  • Recommend necessary community resources programs in the areas of mental drug and alcohol service.
  • Linked Offenders with community resources to help them work towards self sufficiency.
  • Prepared funds requests for community resources on behalf of the offenders.

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9. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Attended revocation and request for release court hearings and provided recommendations for release and/or revocations based on inmate compliance.
  • Prepared documents for court hearings related to offenders and parole supervision activities.
  • Prepared and presented investigation reports for violations and court hearings.
  • Prepared violation reports and attended court hearings
  • Provide detailed summaries and attend court hearings as the primary voice of the offender's progress under supervision of the department.
  • Attended scheduled court hearings to provide updates and recommendations regarding the juvenile to Family Court Judges.
  • Conduct court hearings for offenders that are in violation of their parole.
  • Attend court hearings on offenders with technical parole violation or new arrest.
  • Testified as the Division's representative in arbitration and court hearings.
  • Last assignment was Pre-Rev Task Unit Conducting Parole court hearings.
  • Write progress reports and testify under oath at court hearings.
  • Attended court hearings and made recommendations to court on cases.
  • Performed drug test on clients, attended court hearings.
  • Attended court hearings and made arrests as needed.
  • Prepare detailed reports for court hearings.
  • Recommended individualized action plans for arraignment, adjudicatory, and dispositional phases of court hearings.

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10. Correctional Facility

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Here's how Correctional Facility is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Prepared parole packages for inmates housed in a maximum correctional facility.

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11. Mental Health Services

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Here's how Mental Health Services is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Develop and implement practices to improve statewide sex offender supervision, mental health services, and volunteer programming in Community Corrections.
  • Provided case management services for Probationers and provided referrals for Drug/Alcohol, Vocational/Educational, and Mental Health services.
  • Arranged physical or mental health services for clients.
  • Evaluate and screen offenders for mental health services.
  • Provided a range of mental health services to offenders in the community.
  • Refer general offenders to mental health services for assessments and treatment.

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12. Social Workers

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Here's how Social Workers is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Worked closely with Police and jail colleagues, as well as, other local authorities, health and town social workers.
  • Attend case conferences between social workers and client.
  • Maintained communication with attorneys, courts, social workers, job training facilities, and lawenforcement.

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13. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Utilized case management to analyze data through face-to-face, residential and community contacts to develop and implement treatment plans.
  • Use social histories, psychological and medical reports and other information as references to develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Developed and implemented individual case/treatment plans; made necessary assessments; developed and coordinated local services.
  • Established, monitored, and updated individualized treatment plans.
  • Develop specialized case management and treatment plans.
  • Developed and implemented individual case/treatment plans.
  • Assisted clinical and psychological team in arranging treatment plans in the community for the youth with local service providers.
  • Conducted periodic risk assessments as well as treatment plans in order to properly classify offender's supervision level.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate treatment plans; authorize, coordinate, and provide family services.
  • Worked together with surrounding community agencies to compile treatment plans and assist in the rehabilitation of offenders.
  • Recommended treatment plans and facilities for those parolees who may be in need of additional supervision.
  • Established short and long term goals, and assisted in the creation of treatment plans.
  • Develop and implement supervision treatment plans for offenders returning to the community from prison.
  • Investigate offenders' backgrounds and criminal history, and recommend treatment plans for offenders.
  • Develop & implement treatment plans to address delinquent youth s areas of need.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans and goals for parolees and their families.
  • Prepare supervision and treatment plans, and provide treatment referrals as necessary.
  • Coordinate with MHMR caseworkers to oversee offender treatment plans and medication.
  • Participated in treatment team meetings to review offender treatment plans.
  • Compiled treatment plans to assess needs and risk level.

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14. Offender Information

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Here's how Offender Information is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Compile data information and input data to Offender Information System and Parole Violations Reports for summon and revocation enforcement hearings.
  • Provide district parole officers with offender information.
  • Visited offender residences, jails, correctional facilities, courthouses, social services, and other agencies to obtain offender information.
  • Enter all necessary information in the Offender Information Management System that pertains to the offender in all aspects.
  • Input pertinent data in the Offender Information Management System in relation to offender contacts and referral follow-ups.
  • Managed offender information management system to ensure proper positioning of subjects.

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15. Criminal History

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Here's how Criminal History is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Complete offender risk level assessments using criminal history, social/financial history, and other relevant file material.
  • Performed criminal search and retrievals for any outstanding warrants and criminal history using N.C.I.C./T.C.I.C.
  • Utilized the Justice Information System and NCIC/TCIC System for current criminal history
  • Conduct Random & Monthly Ua Tests, Qualified to conduct (NCIC/TCIC) criminal history searches, & Dallas County Jails.
  • Reviewed and recorded an offender's criminal history utilizing confidential reports provided by various local, state and federal agencies.
  • Conducted Pre-Sentence Investigative interviews, compiled background information and criminal history of offenders to compose a Pre-Sentence Investigative Report.

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16. Offender Compliance

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Here's how Offender Compliance is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Monitored offender compliance with agency rules/policies.
  • Conducted activities to monitor offender compliance with the conditions of supervision to include alcohol and drug testing.
  • Enforced rules defined by the release authority and ensured offender compliance with specific guidelines for discharge.
  • Promote offender compliance with the conditions of release by supporting the use of graduated sanctions.
  • Monitor offender compliance of supervision to include alcohol and drug testing.
  • Ensured offender compliance by conducting periodic drug and alcohol screenings.
  • Collect DNA samples and monitor offender compliance in treatment programs.

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17. Revocation Hearings

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Here's how Revocation Hearings is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Court appearances to testify in revocation hearings or present information regarding behaviors and compliance at review hearings.
  • Conducted investigations pursuant to parole revocation hearings and State District Court judicial proceedings.
  • Represented the Division of Parole in revocation hearings by preparing and presenting evidence.
  • Attend Preliminary and Revocation hearings when offenders have violated conditions of parole.
  • Prepared detailed reports for Parole Board Revocation hearings and conducted interviews at the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Institutions.
  • Conduct court proceedings such as probable cause hearings and/or final revocation hearings on behalf of State of NJ involving parolees.
  • Traveled to County jails to deliver notification to offender's rights, revocation hearings and release information.
  • Prepared for and attended Parole revocation hearings and testified as to the facts of Parole violations.
  • Appear in court for revocation hearings including filling, distribution of petitions, and scheduling.
  • Attended parole revocation hearings and provided insight and recommendations to the Parole Board.
  • Prepared reports, and testified in court and/or board revocation hearings.
  • Reported violations to the Parole Board, and attended Revocation Hearings.
  • Prepare for revocation hearings or motion to revoke probation status.
  • Conduct preliminary, probable cause, summons, and revocation hearings
  • Provided representation for youth at court and revocation hearings.
  • Attend and participate in Court and Revocation hearings.
  • Attended parole grant and revocation hearings.
  • Represent State at parole revocation hearings.
  • Conduct revocation hearings and home visits.
  • Testify in court and revocation hearings.

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18. Reintegration

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Here's how Reintegration is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Supervised and monitored the community reintegration of convicted felony offenders by assisting them with supportive services and referrals.
  • Performed client assessments and provided appropriate treatment for successful reintegration into society.
  • Demonstrated experience in interviewing, counseling, and teaching offender reintegration skills.
  • Protect local community by monitoring reintegration of parolees in society.
  • Screen potential releases for reintegration into society.
  • Consulted with facilities and other agencies to prepare for and facilitate reintegration by providing referrals to various programs in the community.
  • Assisted in the reintegration of parolees to the community by identifying their needs and contacting local agencies for services.
  • Interviewed, counseled, and trained offenders concerning reintegration skills to include life and cognitive skills and ABE/GED training.
  • Inform and assist offenders including reintegration into society, skills to include life and cognitive, and ABE/GED training.
  • Interview offenders to determine referral needs for each individual client to assist them with reintegration back into society.
  • Conducted interviews as well as counseling and train offenders concerning reintegration skills including life and cognitive skills.
  • Provide parolees with efficient counsel, resources and training programs for effective reintegration skill development.
  • Identify offenders' individual needs and design plan for new parolees to support community reintegration.
  • Interview, counsel, and train offenders regarding reintegration, life and cognitive skills.
  • Interviewed and counseled clients and their families to assist in their reintegration.
  • Assisted with the reintegration of offenders into the community.
  • Assist offenders with reintegration into society by engaging them in drug rehabilitation programs, educational/vocational, housing and health care concerns.
  • Provided supervision and plan of services to assist with offenders' successfulreintegration into the community.
  • Assistted offenders with reintegration into the community and addressed public safety issues.
  • Provide program information and requirements for positive change and offender reintegration into society * Organize and keep files on clients current.

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19. Criminal Information Searches

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Here's how Criminal Information Searches is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Utilized National Crime Information Center/Texas Crime Information Center to preform criminal history and criminal information searches.
  • Performed criminal information searches and retrieval using Texas Department of Public Safety criminal history system access.
  • Performed criminal information searches utilizing Texas Department of Public Safety criminal history access.
  • Perform criminal information searches and investigations to obtain offender information.

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20. Offender Supervision Activities

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Here's how Offender Supervision Activities is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Compiled information, documented offender supervision activities, maintained required records, composed reports, and attended administrative hearings.
  • Compiled information, prepared social and developmental histories, documented offender supervision activities and prepared evaluations and recommendations.
  • Compiled information, prepares social and developmental histories, documents offender supervision activities and maintains required records.
  • Document offender supervision activities and maintain required records.
  • Obtain information and document offender supervision activities.

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21. Developmental Histories

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Here's how Developmental Histories is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Maintain records of compiled information including: developmental histories, supervision activities,
  • Prepared social and developmental histories of parolees.

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22. Violation Reports

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Here's how Violation Reports is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Prepared violation reports and presented offender violation hearings.
  • Write violation reports and Pre-Sentence Investigations.
  • Completed violation reports and requested warrants for individuals that refused to uphold the mandates of the Board of Probation and Parole.
  • Prepare violation reports on clients who commit crimes against the State of Texas and the United States.
  • Complete write ups on all violation reports for warrants, intervention, and summons hearings status.
  • Write violation reports as needed for technical or rule violations as well as arrests.
  • Required to write Probation and Parole Violation reports on clients when they violated.
  • Prepare violation reports on felons, progress reports and court reports daily.
  • Prepared hundreds of Major Violation Reports to sentencing courts throughout Eastern Virginia.
  • Prepared violation reports, conducted office, field and home visits.
  • Write violation reports to be submitted to the Courts.
  • Prepare violation reports and testify at parole hearings.
  • Create progress and or violation reports for courts.
  • Prepare violation reports and maintain records.
  • Create violation reports and request Warrants.
  • Complete Violation Reports to obtain Warrants.

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23. Offender Residences

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Here's how Offender Residences is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Visit offender residences, jails, social services and other public and private agencies.
  • Visit offender residences, jails, correctional facilities, court houses, social service and other agencies to offenderinformation.

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24. Data Searches

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Here's how Data Searches is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Prepared evaluations, recommendations, and other related reports to include data entry, retrieval, and data searches.

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25. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Mentor junior staff member, by reviewing casework, data entry of compliance, and assistance with warrant obtainment.
  • Maintain extensive data entry of completed course for immediate access.
  • Conduct daily unannounced visits of defendants, conduct electronic monitoring of defendants, data entry and report writing on defendant cases
  • Utilized computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information.
  • Mentored juveniles to prevent future delinquency and performed data entry regarding juveniles' drug test results and probation adherence.
  • Involved with data entry of computer based management; maintained written and computerized records.

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26. Private Entities

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Here's how Private Entities is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Perform liaison activities with criminal justice agencies, social service agencies, and other public and private entities.
  • Acted as liason with with law enforcement agencies, public and private entities.

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27. Liaison Activities

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Here's how Liaison Activities is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Conduct parole investigations and liaison activities with various criminal justice agencies and other stakeholders.

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28. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Coordinated with interdisciplinary teams of specialists to facilitate group counseling, organize therapy and educational sessions, and administer treatment programs.
  • Conducted numerous monthly meetings with offenders and counselors, thus requiring detailed documentation, extensive data input, information retrieval research.
  • Counseled offenders focusing on problem solving and crises resolution; identified personal objectives & develop strategies for goal attainment.
  • Acquainted offenders with department rules, conditions attached to parole and the availability of counseling and community services provided.
  • Conducted investigations, generated criminal background reports, conducted home evaluations, counseled offenders and field work.
  • Co-Facilitated a weekly offender's group counseling session to promote healthy lifestyles and address criminal behaviors.
  • Provided referrals to counseling groups for drug and alcohol treatment and other rehabilitation strategies.
  • Counseled juvenile and adult offenders in activities related to legal conditions of parole.
  • Provided counseling and referred youth and families to appropriate community based programs.
  • Supervised, counseled, and advised adult probationers on community service.
  • Case management/supervisor and counseling for youth and families under court supervision.
  • Counseled and assisted offenders with rehabilitation through approved therapeutic programs.
  • Provided intensive professional counseling services to a caseload of offenders.
  • Counseled parolees/probationers during office visits and referred them for services.
  • Refer offenders to counseling and/or treatment programs to assist in rehabilitation
  • Conducted individual counseling and monitored group counseling for sex offenders.
  • Provided counseling and guidance and extensive case management.
  • Coordinated and provided community-based prevention counseling to offenders.
  • Interviewed, interrogated, counseled and supervised parolees.
  • Provided counseling regarding community programs and support services.

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29. Facilitate Implementation

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Here's how Facilitate Implementation is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Coordinated with facilities, agencies, and the community to prepare and facilitate implementation of an informed plan of supervision.

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30. Mandatory Supervision

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Here's how Mandatory Supervision is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Analyzed completion of defined objectives while on supervised release or mandatory supervision as outlined by the Board.
  • Supervised offenders on parole and mandatory supervision by performing case management, investigative, and administrative duties.
  • Parole Officer Conduct parole investigations, provide supervision to offenders released on parole or mandatory supervision.
  • Investigate and supervised offenders who have been released from prison custody on parole or mandatory supervision.
  • Manage and supervise offenders being released from prison on parole or mandatory supervision.
  • Reviewed and processed offenders for release on parole and mandatory supervision.
  • Supervised offenders released on parole or mandatory supervision.
  • Manage and supervise an 80-100 parolee/mandatory supervision caseload.
  • Supervised offenders who had been released on parole or mandatory supervision to complete their sentences while living in Texas communities.
  • Supervised convicted felons who were placed on parole or mandatory supervision by the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
  • Deliver status and mandatory supervision letters to the inmates.
  • Parole Officer Responsible for monitoring recently released criminal offenders who have been released on parole or mandatory supervision.

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31. Drug Screens

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Here's how Drug Screens is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Submitted and served court violations, warrants, searches, seizures, drug screens and arrests.
  • Utilize drug screens and make necessary referrals for clients for substance abuse and mental health.
  • Complete drug screens on felons and complete home visits as well.
  • Conduct drug screens testify in parole hearings.
  • Conduct drug screens and assess treatment needs.
  • Obtained drug screens from probation/parole offenders.
  • Perform random drug screens on parolees.
  • Complete in-office urine drug screens.
  • Administer drug and alcohol tests, including random drug screens of offenders, to verify compliance with substance abuse treatment programs.
  • Conducted in home visits and drug screens, - Assisted offender in retaining and maintaining employment.
  • Conducted drug screens Served warrants and made arrests.
  • Conduct warrentless searches, and drug screens.

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32. GPS

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Here's how GPS is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Assigned to intensive high risk cases such as sex offenders with GPS tracking.
  • Supervised Sex Offender/High Risk Violent Offenders through GPS monitoring 3M system.
  • Monitor clients every movement through GPS equipment provided by the division.
  • Utilize and monitor GPS tracking of assigned offenders.
  • Maintained weekly reports and inventory of GPS equipment.
  • Utilize GPS which tracks sex offender's whereabouts.
  • Track Offenders with GPS for victim protection.
  • Set up electronic GPS monitoring equipment.
  • Installed and monitored GPS ankle bracelets.
  • Track offenders via GPS tracking system.
  • Certified in Specialized caseloads for (GPS) Global Positioning systems and SOSS Trainings.

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33. Effective Supervision

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Here's how Effective Supervision is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Utilize various electronic data processing systems to ensure effective supervision of clients.
  • Performed in-depth interpretation of file material to formulate an effective supervision plan.
  • Promote public safety and positive offender change through effective supervision.
  • Promote positive offender change through effective supervision, programs, and services.
  • Ensured public safety through effective supervision, programs, and services.
  • Parole Officer Mission is to promote public safety and positive offender change through effective supervision, programs and services.

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34. Anger Management

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Here's how Anger Management is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Completed evaluations and referred clients for treatment; including psychological, anger management, substance abuse, vocational or educational.
  • Referred clients for drug treatment, domestic violence classes, mental health assessments and anger management and community services.
  • Facilitated groups to address reintegration needs, independent living skills, anger management, and job readiness.
  • Provided employment, substance abuse, family and anger management counseling and support.
  • Make appropriate referrals: drug treatment, anger management, sex offender treatment.
  • Case Management, Instructor for Anger Management classes for violent offenders.
  • Facilitated anger management, job readiness and life skills classes.
  • Facilitate Anger Management, Substance Abuse and New Parolee Orientations/Trainings.
  • Major Accomplishment Team Player of the Year Award, 2012 Taught multiple Anger Management sessions over three months

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35. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Audit and maintained case files to ensure compliance with policies and procedures to maintain applicable funding and resources.
  • Work closely with local agency in joint operations and to ensure compliance with local and states laws.
  • Conducted random home inspections and drug testing to ensure compliance with court order or parole agreement.
  • Conduct searches and arrests and ensure compliance with conditions of supervision.
  • Supervised and monitored parolees to ensure compliance to Parole Order.
  • Assess risk and ensure compliance.
  • Conducted montly office, home and field visits to ensure compliance with Parole requirements.

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36. Residential Plans

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Here's how Residential Plans is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Conducted parole investigations, verified employment and residential plans of offenders.
  • Coordinated community awareness, verify employment and residential plans of offenders.
  • Verified employment and residential plans of offenders.

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37. Tdcj

low Demand
Here's how Tdcj is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Comply with state mandated TDCJ training and maintain required TCLEOSE, Interstate Compact, and NCIC/TCIC certifications.
  • Promote positive changes in offender behavior that have been released from TDCJ to pursue their sentence.
  • Supervised various caseloads, including Special Needs, throughout career with TDCJ-Parole.
  • Performed parole service duties for the TDCJ, Pardons and Paroles Division.
  • Performed duty as Recruiter for TDCJ, including region wide recruitment.
  • Log information in clients folder and TDCJ-BPP computer system.
  • Acted as a Parole liaison on a TDCJ Facility.
  • Supervised parolees released from TDCJ.
  • Conducted criminal infor- mation searches using TDCJ criminal history system access; and daily routines.

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38. Special Conditions

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Here's how Special Conditions is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Inform offenders on the status of their parole, ensure the offenders are obeying their special conditions and rules of parole.
  • Monitor each offender to ensure they comply with their rules of the Parole Certificate and their Special Conditions of release.
  • Conduct office and home visits to make sure offenders are in compliance with their parole requirements and special conditions.
  • Review special conditions of release with offender as listed in certificate of release from the institutional parole agent.
  • Supervised sex offenders by making sure offenders were in compliance with sex offender parole rules and special conditions.
  • Submit paperwork for travel permits, assessments, violation reports, special conditions impositions, waiver packets.
  • Ensured compliance of special conditions of release by conducting office, field, and home visits.
  • Participate in Hearings for parolees who violate rules and special conditions of their release.
  • Instructed and advised inmates regarding the parole process and special conditions of their parole.
  • Prepared and facilitated the implementation of special conditions of release for each client.
  • Monitor compliance with employment, housing and all other special conditions of parole.

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39. Community Service

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Here's how Community Service is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Prepare and maintain investigative reports, records, and summary documentation of observations and recommendations for special community service rehabilitation.
  • Coordinated and created community service programming and volunteer opportunities in conjunction with community non-profit organizations for client.
  • Completed referrals to community service agencies to assist in obtaining employment and treatment for identified offender needs.
  • Coordinate development of rehabilitation programs for offenders and make appropriate referrals to community service providers.
  • Make appropriate referral to community service agencies specializing in administering assistance to individuals.
  • Coordinated structured community service programs to teach responsibility and enhance self esteem.
  • Organized employment work shop events and coordinate community service operations.
  • Connected offenders with community service and resource agencies.
  • Identify needs and refer clients to appropriate community services to promote their success.
  • Conduct security for drug classes and community service.
  • Worked with local police and community service agencies.

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40. Community Supervision

low Demand
Here's how Community Supervision is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Completed TCLEOSE Community Supervision Officer Firearms Certification to carry a weapon on duty.
  • Analyzed information and made sentencing recommendations for institution confinement or community supervision.
  • Provide intensive case management and community supervision to Department of Correction releases.
  • Supervised individual offenders serving remainder of sentence out of community supervision.
  • Compile information into report form and determine amenability for community supervision.
  • Maintain community supervision with a high level of professionalism.
  • Address concerns of family members for community supervision.
  • Supervised offenders placed under community supervision.
  • Conduct ongoing session with youth and family in Effective Practices in Community Supervision (EPICS).
  • Conduct arrests, searches and seizures of offenders who have been placed on community supervision.
  • Completed seminars on gangs / security threat groups, and community supervision tactics.
  • Conducted random home visit as a part of community supervision.
  • Testified at administrative and judicial hearings in regards to offenders' adjustment to community supervision.
  • Maintained case notes and prepared reports in regards to offenders community supervision plans.

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41. Crisis Intervention

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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Provide crisis intervention and role-modeling behavior to help parolee's transition back into the local community as productive citizens.
  • Performed crisis intervention functions to include counseling, recognizing abnormal behavior and taking appropriate action accordingly.
  • Monitored caseload of juvenile offenders in the community; crisis intervention, family counseling.
  • Rendered crisis intervention and referred offenders to appropriate support agencies.
  • Provide crisis intervention services to clients which include immediate risk assessments, referrals and transportation to area hospitals and agencies.
  • Supervised 60 or more offenders placed on probation Conducted criminal record and employment checks Crisis intervention

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42. Independent Judgment

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Here's how Independent Judgment is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Work is performed under general supervision with moderate latitude for the exercise of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Exercise independent judgment in determining the appropriate level of supervision for offenders.

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43. Pre-Parole Investigations

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Here's how Pre-Parole Investigations is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Supervised inmates released from the Arkansas Department of Correction* Administered random drug testing to the parolee's* Conducted Pre-Parole investigations
  • Conduct Pre-Parole Investigations to determine residence, possible employment, and social conditions into which an offender may be released.
  • Conducted pre-parole investigations to secure employment and living arrangements for inmates scheduled for parole.
  • Conducted pre-parole investigations to ascertain that parolees reside in suitable social and economic environment.
  • Process certificates and monitor pre-parole investigations.
  • Conducted pre-sentence and pre-parole investigations and prepared summaries and reports of investigations.
  • Conduct pre-sentence and pre-parole investigations.

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44. Conditional Release

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Here's how Conditional Release is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Compiled reports testified in court and made recommendations concerning conditional release or institutionalization of offender.
  • Informed offenders of requirements of conditional release.
  • Inform offenders of requirements of conditional release, such as office visits, restitution payments, or educational and employment stipulations.
  • Identify and supervise offenders who are eligible for conditional release from prison before they have completed their sentences.
  • Reiterated to parolees the conditional release requirements they had agreed to.
  • Inform parolee(s) of their legal requirements of conditional release (i.e.

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45. Domestic Violence

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Here's how Domestic Violence is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Supervised a wide variety of intermediate supervision cases, (e.g., sex offenders, domestic violence, developmentally disabled).
  • Maintain compliance with high risk population including those involve with sexual abuse and domestic violence.
  • Helped design a risk assessment to better monitor domestic violence offenders.
  • Supervised adult criminal offenders sentenced in Marion County Superior Courts for offenses involving domestic violence and other criminal cases.
  • Job responsibilities included: Supervised a high risk caseload primarily of adults adjudicated for domestic violence crimes.
  • Facilitated a weekly Domestic Violence Orientation group for the Probation Department.

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46. Collateral Contacts

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Here's how Collateral Contacts is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Conduct collateral contacts with other agencies when gathering and verifying information on offenders.
  • Conduct collateral contacts with law enforcement agencies and serve as liaison between county jails and offenders on parole.
  • CASE MANAGEMENT: Supervise and manage juveniles on parole through regular home visits and other collateral contacts.
  • Record collateral contacts with counselors, therapist, law enforcement and other community agencies.
  • Monitored offenders' activities by visiting home, employment, community and collateral contacts.
  • Work with other law enforcement agencies in complying case information, collateral contacts.
  • Conduct home, office and collateral contacts.
  • Conduct home visits and make collateral contacts

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47. Minimal Latitude

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Here's how Minimal Latitude is used in Parole Officer jobs:
  • Worked under close supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Parole Officer

Juvenile Offenders32.4%
Parole8.4%
Caseload8%
Law Enforcement7.2%
Supervision Plans5.6%
Public Safety5.4%
Substance Abuse3.7%
Community Resources3.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Parole Officer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Juvenile Offenders
Juvenile Offenders
25.7%
25.7%
2
2
Parole
Parole
6.7%
6.7%
3
3
Caseload
Caseload
6.4%
6.4%
4
4
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
5.8%
5.8%
5
5
Supervision Plans
Supervision Plans
4.4%
4.4%
6
6
Public Safety
Public Safety
4.3%
4.3%
7
7
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse
3%
3%
8
8
Community Resources
Community Resources
2.8%
2.8%
9
9
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
2.4%
2.4%
10
10
Correctional Facility
Correctional Facility
2.1%
2.1%
11
11
Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Social Workers
Social Workers
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
2%
2%
14
14
Offender Information
Offender Information
1.5%
1.5%
15
15
Criminal History
Criminal History
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Offender Compliance
Offender Compliance
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Revocation Hearings
Revocation Hearings
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Reintegration
Reintegration
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Criminal Information Searches
Criminal Information Searches
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Offender Supervision Activities
Offender Supervision Activities
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Developmental Histories
Developmental Histories
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Violation Reports
Violation Reports
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Offender Residences
Offender Residences
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Data Searches
Data Searches
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Private Entities
Private Entities
1%
1%
27
27
Liaison Activities
Liaison Activities
1%
1%
28
28
Counsel
Counsel
1%
1%
29
29
Facilitate Implementation
Facilitate Implementation
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Mandatory Supervision
Mandatory Supervision
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Drug Screens
Drug Screens
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
GPS
GPS
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Effective Supervision
Effective Supervision
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Anger Management
Anger Management
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Residential Plans
Residential Plans
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Tdcj
Tdcj
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Special Conditions
Special Conditions
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Community Service
Community Service
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Community Supervision
Community Supervision
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Independent Judgment
Independent Judgment
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Pre-Parole Investigations
Pre-Parole Investigations
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Conditional Release
Conditional Release
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Collateral Contacts
Collateral Contacts
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Minimal Latitude
Minimal Latitude
0.4%
0.4%

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