On November 30, 2012, Maurice Foy, U.S. Probation Officer for the Eastern District of North Carolina, was presented the 2012 Mark A. Sneberger Line Officer of the Year Award for the Mid-Atlantic Region. He also received the highest national recognition, the Richard F. Doyle Award. Chief U.S. District Judge James C. Dever III, and Chief U.S.
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Overcrowding in federal prisons is projected to increase throughout the next decade, posing challenges for the agency that oversees the facilities, a new report finds. The Government Accountability Office studied the growth in the Justice Departmentâs Bureau of Prisons population from fiscal 2006 through fiscal 2011, as well as the bureauâs long-range capacity plan through 2020.
The Court is seeking applicants for the position of Chief Probation Officer. The Chief Probation Officer leads and manages officers and support staff in the Chicago headquarters as well as in a divisional office in Rockford and a branch office in Lisle, Illinois. *Updated - fixed broken link Download the Announcement and position details
OKLAHOMA CITY - Details about the cold-blooded slaughter of an Oklahoma probation officer is shedding light on what experts say can be a dangerous profession.
Midwest City Police say 32-year-old Jeff McCoy was beaten, shot and killed Friday during a probation and parole visit.
Police say McCoy's killer is 21-year-old Midwest City High School graduate Lester Kinchion. Police say Kinchion wasn't even the person probation officer McCoy was visiting Friday, when police say Kinchion began his rampage. A local criminal expert has some ideas about what went down in Midwest City.
MIDWEST CITY, Oklahoma -- Police say an Oklahoma probation officer was beaten and then shot dead on a neighborhood street Friday in Midwest City.
Police say 32-year-old Jeff McCoy was making a mandatory visit to a house on the 1400 block of Maple Drive just before noon, when he got into a dispute with 21-year-old Lester Kinchion, the roommate of the person McCoy had gone to see.
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On August 31, 2011, Tiffany Danielle Bishop, the 24 year-old daughter of Northern District of Georgia Chief Probation Officer Tom Bishop, passed away while attending training as a State of Georgia probation officer. In memory of this remarkable young woman, an endowment fund has been established in Tiffany Bishopâs name at her alma mater, Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia.
WASHINGTON – Despite a national campaign focused on police safety, the number of officers killed in the line of duty will increase for the second consecutive year, largely because of an alarming spike in ambush-style attacks, a Justice Department review found.