The article presents the curriculum for training community corrections professionals on how to deal with low-level/low-risk sex offenders, with emphasis on the role of various agencies in the collaborative response system. The role of probation and parole officers as the sex offender's external conscience is explained as well as the duties of law enforcement officers in responding to sex offenses. Jail staff may become involved by being court staff, prison staff and treatment staff.
Original Publication Citation
Payne, B. K., & DeMichele, M. (2010). The role of probation and parole offices in the collaborative response to sex offenders. Federal Probation, 74(1), 23-27.
Payne, Brian K. and DeMichele, Matthew, "The Role of Probation and Parole Officers in the Collaborative Response to Sex Offenders" (2010). Sociology & Criminal Justice Faculty Publications. 10.