Violation of Probation

Violation of Probation Probation, or community supervision, serves as an alternative to the prison system. In probation, a person who has been convicted of a crime, usually a first-time or nonviolent offender, lives and works in his or her community, instead of in prison. It is usually a much preferable consequence than being behind bars, although it typically comes with many restrictions and requirements. If you are on community supervision, you know how close you can come to winding up behind bars and being completely deprived of your liberty. A reported violation of probation (VOP) can put your freedom at …

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