Probation Guidelines & News

InmateAid is a resource for information and articles on Probation, Parole and Supervised Release.  You need to know what to expect from the Probation Officer or government staff that you will be reporting to at least monthly if not more.  You want to know the landscape and some of the pitfalls that have happened to other that got them sent back to prison.  No one wants to go back.  We have the articles to read and learn from and the contacts and resources to learn how to avoid getting violated and sent back to prison.

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Articles
Prison recidivism is studied by a Harvard think tank
by Elizabeth GudraisMarch-April 2013WHEN JERRY ENTERS the pizza place next to Boston’s Government Center, he shakes Bruce Western’s hand heartily. Jerry, who has served 25 years for armed robbery and aggravated rape, was released two months ago. Western is studying what happens to prisoners after their release and has come…
Federal Prison 'Compassionate' Prison Release Rarely Given - NPR
A new report says federal prison officials rarely grant "compassionate release," even for the most gravely ill inmates.by CARRIE JOHNSON - November 30, 2012Back in 1984, Congress gave authorities the power to let people out of federal prison early, in extraordinary circumstances, like if inmates were gravely ill or dying.…
Panel recommends parole for Manson family member
Bruce Davis, convicted with Charles Manson and another man in two murders unrelated to the infamous Sharon Tate murders, appeared before a parole board Thursday.(Photo: AP file photo)Linda Deutsch, Associated Press   October 4. 2012 LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California parole board panel recommended parole Thursday for a Charles Manson…
Why Are Probation and Parole Necessary?
CJ Far,Yahoo! Contributor Network July 18, 2007 When I meet someone who is unaware of what I do, and answer their inquiry I usually get one of three responses. The first is usually either: How can you do that or I don't think I could do that. Next is usually…