How to Become a Probation Officer

Vernee writes:
I would like to obtain some information on becoming a probation officer.


The Career Doctor responds:
While the U.S. Department of Labor seems to put probation officers into the larger grouping of social workers offers information about careers as a probation officer. The site includes job descriptions working conditions training salary and advancement education requirements and more.

You might also want to check out Inside Jobs: A Realistic Guide to Criminal Justice Career for College Graduates edited by Stuart Henry (Sheffield Publishing) or Careers in Criminal Justice by W. Richard Stephens (Allyn & Bacon).
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