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Brenda in Bronx, New York

Probation officer

I have 23 misdemeanors convictions and no felonies. I want to go back to school to get my Master's degree in Criminology. Will my misdemeanors...

James McCracken in Stoneham, Massachusetts

I want to become a Probation officer In MA. Any advice please and will be appreciated ?

I have a Bach.in Sociology(Crim.Just.)in MA.I 46 yrs old & I'm changing careers from Ware/Trans to Paralegal Studies.I ve been volunteering at the...

ALLY PARHAM in WINTER HAVEN, Florida

Updated 16 months ago

How long does the hiring process take for a Juvenille Probation Officer in Fl? - 2 Replies

I applied and submitted for the position of a JPO in November 2014, I was ecstatic of the fact that I got an interview. I dont believe that went well...

ALLY PARHAM in WINTER HAVEN, Florida

Updated 19 months ago

Probation Officer Trainee - 1 Reply

I am scheduled to take the test for a PO job. The study guide that they sent me doesn't really give a lot of information to study from I looked for...

intron in San Jose, California

California probation officer test, tips? questions?

Has anyone taken this test recently? what questions are on the test, and how long does it take? how did you do?, and what happened after the test,...

parole/probation in Midland, Michigan

Updated 65 months ago

Starting out... - 1 Reply

How did you get your start doing probation officer work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

nicky in La Quinta, California

Is it hard to be a probation officer.

I am doin a reseach about bein a probation officer and i was wondering if it is hard to be a probation officer or not....and the reson why i need to...

cchandler1228 in Burlington, Iowa

Updated 84 months ago

Interview Preparation - 1 Reply

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming probation officer interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

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Boom or bust?

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most probation officer...

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The best part is...

What do you enjoy most about probation officer work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

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To be the best...

What are the top 3 traits or skills every probation officer must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your probation...

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Show me the money...

What are typical probation officer salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this...

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Getting ahead...

What is the best training for becoming a hirable probation officer? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...


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