Probation And Parole Officers Honored
For an entire week probation and parole officers will have this whole week dedicated to them. They are celebrating national probation and parole week.
Just in Texas there is a sum of seven thousand probation officers overseeing 300 thousand people on probation.
Probation department director Rebecca Palomo wants to remind the community that a probation officers job is not easy.
Rebecca Palomo, Probation Department Director,
"The probation officers are the backbone and if the probation officers are doing a good job and are rehabilitating successfully the offenders that are on probation then resition goes down these individuals have a chance to get a job."
A variety of activities will be held through out the week. Tomorrow an event is scheduled to takes place at Jett Bowl North.