Discussion topics support this unit’s objective and should be completed after reading all materials. Your responses ought to include original evaluation, synthesis, or analysis of the topic, and contribute to the weekly discussion in a meaningful way. You must complete all discussion topics and reply to your peers’ posts. Refer to the Discussion Board Rubric under Course Resources for additional requirements.
Discussion Topic: Probation
Define probation. What crimes should probation be utilized for and what crimes should not be? Substantiate your thoughts with research and discuss why you are of this opinion. If you were a probation officer, what types of conditions would you set for those who you were supervising? Explain in detail why these conditions are important. Use research to substantiate your response and cite your sources using APA formatting.