Probation Officer Code Of Ethics

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After completing the interest profiler, I was not able to locate my profession of choice. I’ve always want to be a business owner but if I had to choose a profession from the list, I would have to choose a Parole or Probation officer for starters. To become a parole or probation officer it is a requirement to obtain a bachelor’s degree in human services. According to, the average annual wage is $39,280. I would say that it pretty much matched my prior knowledge this profession because I’ve done reasearch on it prior to this assignment. Even though, I knew about the annual wages I’m still actually in shock that it is as low as it is. Mainly because of all that they have to encounter you’d think they made more.
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In professions such as, a parole and probation officer, you will be coming in contact with all different types of people. According to Koichi Hamai, whether they are different by race, age, or gender. One main code of ethic that stood out to me most was to treat everyone the same and to be sure not to be prejudice. If you are not careful there are people other than yourself that will be affected, including, your company or branch that you work for and also the person you are working with. According to the American Probation and Parole Association, “you should recognize your office as a symbol of public faith and you should accept it as a public trust to be held as long as you are true to the ethics of the American Probation and Parole Association.” This statement goes to show that whatever an officer does, it does not only affects the bu the organization they work for. Probation Around the World…show more content…
Andrew Cuomo addressing the racial tensions and strain in an upstate New York Prison. The prison was diverse, including, white, black, and hispanic inmates majorly. According to “The Stain of Racism in New York’s Prisons”, inmates who were either black or hispanic they either received harsher punishment or maybe even punished twice. No matter your race all inmates should be treated equally. Also , The article did stated that, “Since 2006, white inmates serving two to four years for one count of third-degree burglary were released after an average of 803 days while black inmates sentenced for the same crime served 883 days.” which proves that no matter if it is the same crime you may get a longer sentence due to your

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