An individual may be placed on probation by a court in California when he committed certain crimes. Probation or supervised or unsupervised, is designed as an incentive to deter future criminal activity. Probation is usually implemented instead of time in custody on parole is implemented after time in prison. Both are types of supervision in the community monitored.
Unsupervised probation is granted in a few cases that meet specific guidelines. Generally, the following terms: obey all federal, state and local; report any police contact your probation officer within 72 hours; complete all hours of community service as directed, and pay all court costs as ordered. Unsupervised probation may be considered appropriate for offenders who commit violent crimes or alcohol or drugs.
According to the American Probation and Parole Association, supervised probation generally consist of the following: obey all federal, state and local; not to contact all other criminals; pay all legal costs, including fines and the refund applicable; lack of any type of weapon, including a knife; submit to search and seizure of property or vehicle at any time; report to the probation officer as directed; allow home visits and employment as required; report any change of address to your probation officer within 72 hours; do not leave the state without written permission of your probation officer; seek and maintain employment and report any change of employment status to your probation officer within 72 hours; do not use, sell or possess alcohol or illegal drugs; use other prescription drugs only with a valid prescription; submit to urine tests as ordered; prescribed attend counseling; Complete hours of community service as ordered; have no contact with the victim in the case without the court's permission; and notify your probation officer of any contact with the police within 72 hours. Terms and conditions of the special probation may also apply. These may include the following: respecting sex offenders, domestic violence, mental health, intensive probation, gangs, white-collar or drug offenders terms; attend specialized advice as directed; respect the curfew; and submit all financial information to your probation officer.
Violation Of Probation
If a trainee violates his probation, he can be stopped. California law dictates three options, including probation reinstatement with or without imprisonment and revocation of probation with imprisonment.