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  • Olmsted County Community Corrections' Approach to Probation
    02/28/2020, 8 minutes

    Community Corrections has been on a journey to transform our practice of probation and parole. We interviewed parole officers as well as clients of DFO Community Corrections to get stories about their experiences. This short video shows the impact Olmsted County is making.

  • Dr. Brian Lovins: Probation Coaches on Criminal Justice Office Hours.
    10/17/2018, 33 minutes

    Dr. Lovins is the Assistant Director for Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Department. In this 33 minute podcast from the University of Cincinnati, he discusses changing the role of probation officers from that of a referee to a coach and the impact that could have on criminal justice outcomes.

  • PBS NewsHour: A personalized approach to probation saved Arizona $461 million
    04/07/2018, 8 minutes

    Maricopa County Adult Probation Department is a leader in probation reform, in this video  probation officers are engaging with offenders providing a supportive, individualized approach to community supervision.

  • The Difference Between Probation and Parole.

    This YouTube video was produced by It briefly discusses the difference between probation and parole.