BJS: Bureau of Justice Statistics

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FAQs: Offender characteristics

What is the difference between probation and parole?
Probation refers to adult offenders whom courts place on supervision in the community through a prob...  Read More

How many offenders are on probation?
The probation population decreased by 38,300 probationers during 2012, from 3,981,100 to 3,942,800. ...  Read More

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