Texas Probation Officers' Attitudes and Alternatives to Incarceration, PRP 95
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This report on the attitudes of probation officers is the result of a policy research project conducted in 1988-1989 under grants from the Texas Adult Probation Commission and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation. The research was designed to inform continuing education efforts aimed at probation officers. Furthermore, it explores the attitudes of probation officers toward the use of probation and other alternatives to incarceration. This report presents the results of interviews with a statewide sample of probation officers. The analysis of the interview material is presented in the first chapter of the report. The remaining chapters present material on special topics related to alternatives to incarceration.