Multimedia Resources

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Video Links

Video 1: Probation for Profit

Description: This clip describes the controversy around the fines and fees associated with probation.

Video 2: Riverside County Probation Department Background Video

Description: The skills necessary and job opportunities for employment as a probation officer are highlighted in this promotional video.

Audio Links

Audio 1: After Thousands of Inmates Released Early, Probation Officers Will Be Watching

Description: This audio clip discusses how formerly incarcerated drug offenders are supervised on probation.

Audio 2: From a Life Term to Life on the Outside: When Aging Felons Are Freed

Description: A program that releases aging inmates on probation is described.

Web Resources

Web 1: California Bill Would Require Doctors to Tell Patients When Put on Probation

Description: This news story describes the Patient Right to Know Act considered in California.

Web 2: Private Probation Services Penalize the Poor, New Report Says

Description: The use of private probation companies in lieu of state services is examined