Bill aims to break cycle of incarceration; some Valley officials say it undermines courts  Sunbury Daily ItemProposed reforms to Pennsylvania's probation law intended to help those on probation and save taxpayers money undermine the court's authority, according to ...

Former Probation Department officials sue retired judge for $2.85 million  The Boston GlobeTwo former top state Probation Department officials who resigned more than eight years ago amid a political patronage hiring scandal have filed a federal civil ...

A paramedic gets probation after showing up to a training at the Elm Grove Police Department drunk and armed  Milwaukee Journal SentinelAn Elm Grove paramedic has been sentenced to one year of probation after showing up at the Elm Grove Police Department intoxicated and carrying a loaded ...

Bill Proposes To Overhaul Probation In Pennsylvania  90.5 WESAA bipartisan team of state lawmakers are leading an effort to ease Pennsylvania's probation rules. State Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington County)

Pocomoke Co. Police Chief Gets Probation  Afro AmericanBy Stephen Janis and Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO. Despite efforts by prosecutors to elicit jail time for Pocomoke's first black police chief Kelvin Sewell, ...

Jury acquits Jackson of perjury charge  The Daily AdvanceWednesday, July 10, 2019. HERTFORD — Hertford Mayor Pro Tem Quentin Jackson was found not guilty of perjury Tuesday by a 12-member Superior Court ...

To Safely Cut Incarceration, States Rethink Responses to Supervision Violations  The Pew Charitable TrustsRecent research from The Pew Charitable Trusts found that about 4.5 million people in the United States are on community supervision as of 2016. Probation ...

Heidi Montag's Dad Granted Early Release From Probation After Child Sex Abuse Allegations  Radar OnlineThe Hills: New Beginnings star Heidi Montag Pratt's father was sentenced to four years of probation after pleading guilty to child abuse in 2016— but in a ...

911 Operator Tells Victim ‘Stop Yelling At Me,’ Later Hangs Up On Her  CBS ChicagoCHICAGO (CBS) — The victim of a dangerous road rage incident in the South Loop says she called 911 during the chaos, only to be told by the operator, “stop ...

Amesbury fire official pleads guilty in OT scam, receives probation  The Daily News of NewburyportSALEM – A former Amesbury Fire Department lieutenant pleaded guilty Monday and was sentenced to five years of probation for engaging in overtime fraud that ...

St. Lucie County felony arrests: July 17, 2019  TCPalmJason Paul Wilson, 42, 600 block of Southeast Strait Avenue, Port St. Lucie; warrants for burglary of a dwelling, grand theft of a controlled substance. Timothy ...

Springfield chiropractor surrenders state license - News  The State Journal-RegisterA chiropractor from Springfield has voluntarily and permanently surrendered his state license in response to allegations from the state that he was working on a ...

UConn hoops gets probation for NCAA violations under Ollie  Fox NewsUConn's men's basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and former coach Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of ...

Veteran Houston police officer arrested in undercover prostitution sting in Fort Bend County  Houston Chronicle A Houston police officer was arrested Tuesday for allegedly trying to solicit sex during a sting operation in Fort Bend County, according to court records.

Woman Loses Her County Job After Reporting Her Supervisor for Giving Lap Dance to Deputy  ComplexA Georgia woman claims she was fired from her job without explanation; however, she believes it has something to do with a lap dance she witnessed within the ...

Bridgeport cop was still on probation at time of latest arrest  CTPostBRIDGEPORT — A city police officer arrested Saturday for the third time on domestic violence charges is still on a probation-type program from a previous arrest.

Rookie BSO deputy fired after being caught on video punching detainee  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort LauderdaleFORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony has announced that a deputy was fired after surveillance video showed him punching a ...

UConn hoops gets probation for violations | Sports  Antelope Valley PressHARTFORD, Conn. — UConn's men's basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and former coach Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned ...

Pennsylvania lawmakers look to navigate probation reform goals while avoiding negative consequences  The Center SquareProbation reform will affect more than just probationers and officers, members of the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee heard from other stakeholders ...

Probation in Pennsylvania keeps people trapped in the cycle of incarceration | Opinion  PennLive.comPennsylvania's current probation and parole laws set individuals up for failure, not success. Consider the case of Derrell Key. Derrell's story crystallizes the ...

A Guide to Myanmar Labour Policies | Dentons  JD SupraRequirement for written employment contracts - Under section 5(a) of the Employment and Skills Development Law 2013, companies must enter into written ...

Former CRFR employee awarded $150K in discrimination setttlement  Pamplin Media GroupFormer CRFR employee awarded \$150K in discrimination setttlement, Local News, Scappoose local News, Breaking News alerts for Scappoose city.

North Miami Officer Sentenced To Probation For 2016 Shooting  Miami, FL PatchNorth Miami Officer Sentenced To Probation - Miami, FL - A North Miami Police officer, who was found guilty of culpable negligence in connection with a July ...

Harlandale ISD Suspends Superintendent Rey Madrigal with Intent to Terminate Contract  San Antonio CurrentA week after the Texas Education Agency called for the replacement of Harlandale ISD Superintendent Rey Madrigal and its board of trustees, the district has ...

Hanna Boys Center board member resigns at urging of board chair  Sonoma Index-TribuneLongtime board member of Hanna Boys Center pushed out.

The New DIFC Employment Law: Key Changes  LexologyOn 12 June 2019, the Dubai International Financial Centre (the DIFC) announced the enactment of DIFC Law 2 of 2019 (the New DIFC Employment Law) to…

Martin County felony arrests: July 17, 2019  TCPalmFredrick Deshon Williams, 30, Dallas, Texas; warrants for criminal mischief, possession of burglary tools, burglary of a structure, grand theft. Brandon Edward ...

Former Manning police chief to be sentenced in the fall, admits to theft of almost $80K confiscated in traffic stop  Sumter ItemMANNING — On the day before his trial on multiple federal charges was slated to begin Friday, Manning's former police chief, Gary Blair Shaffer, pleaded guilty ...

Ineligible Gretna attorney suspended over 'serious attorney misconduct,' including neglecting clients  The Louisiana RecordNEW ORLEANS – Ineligible Gretna attorney Channing J. Warner has been voluntarily suspended following a June 3 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney ...

HLC posts letter detailing GCCC accreditation - News  The Garden City TelegramGarden City Community College's accrediting institution, the Higher Learning Commission, published a letter Thursday morning detailing its decision to lift a ...

Yolo County supervisors meeting agenda looks at ‘No Man’s Land’  Daily Democrat1. Consider approval of agenda. 2. Public Comment. CONSENT AGENDA. 3. Approve the minutes of the July 9, 2019 Board of Supervisors meeting and July 16, ...

I-TEAM: Why JTA bus drivers get back behind wheel despite violations  WJXT News4JAX The News4Jax I-TEAM is learning more about the process keeping city bus drivers behind the wheel despite safety violations.

St. Lucie County felony arrests: July 5, 2019  TCPalmSt. Lucie County felony arrests: July 5, 2019. Cleveland White Jameson, 28, 500 block of Southwest Butler Avenue, Port St. Lucie; warrant for tampering with ...

Dubai International Financial Center Enacts Sweeping Changes to Employment Law  LexologyOn June 12, 2019, the Dubai International Financial Center (“DIFC”) in Dubai, UAE announced its new employment law regime, which will come…

Oakland Police Commission flexes muscle in ruling to fire five police officers  San Francisco ChronicleIn a watershed decision, the Oakland Police Commission ruled this month that five officers involved in a controversial 2018 shooting should be fired , marking ...

Former GBI investigator sentenced to year of prison in P-Card scheme  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionA former top-ranking GBI investigator was sentenced Friday to one year in federal prison followed by two years of supervised release for racking up more than ...

Charges dropped in Phillies' Herrera domestic assault case  KLEWATLANTIC CITY, N. J. (AP) — Domestic assault charges against Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera were dismissed Wednesday after his girlfriend ...

Decision: Courts Don't Have Inherent Authority to Terminate Probation Early | Decision: Courts Don't Have Inherent Authority to Terminate Probation Early  WisBarMay 16, 2019 – The Wisconsin Supreme Court has rejected a probationer's argument that circuit courts have inherent authority to reduce the length of a ...

Sex, drugs and rent  Triad City BeatThe result was a drug-treatment program where clients were perversely incentivized to use drugs, even as staff degraded them for doing so.

Despite ‘contract’, employees can get better settlement from Tiranga TV: Lawyers  The News MinuteOn Monday, four bouncers visited the premises of the New Delhi-based news channel HTN Tiranga TV, where employees were staging a silent sit-in over ...

The New DIFC Employment Law: Key Changes - Employment and HR - United Arab Emirates  Mondaq News AlertsOn 12 June 2019, the Dubai International Financial Centre announced the enactment of DIFC Law 2 of 2019 (the New DIFC Employment Law) to replace the ...

WNBA suspends LA Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence  WPECLos Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was suspended without pay by the WNBA on Tuesday for 10 games — nearly a third of the season — for a domestic ...

CNN investigation exposes preventable deaths and dangerous care in jails and prisons across the country  CNNBehind bars, they beg for medical attention from a giant government contractor. For some, help doesn't come – or it comes too late. A look at Correct Care ...

Under PG&E New Bankruptcy Plan Shareholders Could Face Massive Dilution  Seeking AlphaAd Hoc Unsecured Noteholder Committee filed a new plan and they also want to terminate the current exclusive period. Because of $18 billion in new common ...

The Rundown: Push is on in Pennsylvania to get Tubman on $20 bill  Reading EagleA veteran state lawmaker from Philadelphia was seeking support last week for a resolution that would put the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on.

TV Marti Reporter Suspected of Faking Mortar Attack  VOA NewsThe United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM) is investigating allegations that a reporter for its TV Marti *service*, mandated to broadcast objective news ...

'Sissies,' 'terror threat': Detroit police grapple with officers' social media missteps  The Detroit NewsDetroit cops who violated the department's social media policy have received varying levels of punishment — from termination to no discipline at all.

Miss America Organization threatens probation, termination for states against new policies, leadership  PhillyVoice.comMore than a dozen Miss America state officials are facing probation or termination for disagreeing with the organization's new policies and leaders, Gretchen ...

Breaking Crystal: Texas illegal voter freed by feds to fight 5-year state prison sentence  Fort Worth Star-TelegramA Fort Worth federal judge revoked Crystal Mason's probation when she was sentenced to five years in TX state prison for illegal voting. She gets out of federal ...

State probation and parole director fired, in latest Corrections shake-up  Insider LouisvilleThe director of the state Division of Probation and Parole was fired on Monday for mishandling an allegation of sexual assault, in yet another personnel ...

Former Glendale mayor on probation over alleged mishandling of wrongful termination suit  St. Louis RecordJEFFERSON CITY – Former Glendale Mayor and longtime St. Louis attorney Richard Joseph "Rich" Magee is on probation following a June 4 Missouri Supreme ...

Which 2020 hopefuls raised Bay State MONEY? — ROLLINS accuses Globe of 'fear mongering' — WARREN rips DOD pick over RAYTHEON ties  PoliticoGOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS. WHICH 2020 CANDIDATE IS WINNING MASSACHUSETTS? — Pete Buttigieg put up an eye-popping fundraising ...

Tiger Woods' reckless driving probation terminated one month early  GolfweekTiger Woods is no longer on probation in Florida for the reckless driving guilty plea resulting from his 2017 Memorial Day DUI arrest. The termination of Woods' ...

A barefoot Tony Robbins? ‘Barefoot Bandit’ wants off probation early to become a motivational speaker  The Seattle TimesColton Harris-Moore, the now 28-year-old former fugitive who gained notoriety nearly a decade ago as the “Barefoot Bandit,” wants to end his federal probation ...

Sentence revoked for driver who killed Poudre teen, mom in 2017 crash  The ColoradoanA judge revoked probation Thursday for the driver who pleaded guilty to killing a Poudre High School student and his mother in a November 2017 crash north of ...

Kentucky's probation and parole director fired for policy violations  WDRBKentucky's Probation and Parole Director has been fired.

Bill would notify victim if defendant seeks release from probation, parole  The MissoulianA bill heard by a state legislative panel Tuesday would keep prosecutors and victims in the loop if a defendant wants to be released from state supervision.

Are Probationary Periods Passé?  shrm.orgUsing a probation period to assess the suitability of new hires is an outdated practice that could prove legally costly for your company, according to experts, ...

Former Bullitt County parole and probation officer accused of sexual abuse appears in court  WDRBRon Tyler's arrest was part of a shake-up at the Department of Corrections that led to his termination and arrest, as well as the termination of State Probation and ...

Documents reveal Bullitt Co. Probation and Parole officer was fired over misconduct  WDRBLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Bullitt County Probation and Parole Officer has been fired for allegations of sexual abuse. Former Officer Ron Tyler is also under ...

Fire union president sentenced to probation for bar disturbance  WOWTOmaha firefighters union president Steve LeClair has been sentenced to six months probation after pleading No Contest to misdemeanor charges of Assault and ...

State finds termination of Stoughton cop was lawful  Enterprise NewsFormer police officer Kimberlyn Lydon said her termination was wrongful, but the Civil *Service* Commission dismissed her appeal last Friday. STOUGHTON — A ...

Former state Rep. Reggie Fullwood wants federal probation to end early; prosecutors disagree  WJXT News4JAX Former state Rep. Reggie Fullwood is asking a federal judge for an early end to his three-year probation term, a request which federal prosecutors said should ...

Coachella Valley Unified to pay $280K for maternity leave termination  The Desert SunA jury ruled Thursday that a Coachella Valley Unified School District supervisor conspired to fire a newly-hired employee after learning the employee had ...

Laredo councilman granted early termination of probation  Laredo Morning TimesVidal Rodriguez, a Laredo City Council member serving a probationary sentence after being convicted of a misdemeanor charge last year, appeared in court ...

Effectively Managing Employees' Probationary Periods  LexologyProbationary periods are frequently provided for in contracts of employment to allow for a trial period in which an employer can evaluate an…

Krone asks for early release from probation  Powell TribuneFormer state lawmaker Sam Krone — on supervised probation for stealing more than $9600 from a local lawyer's group — is asking a judge to let him off ...

Probation terminated for Councilman Vidal Rodriguez  KGNS.tvAccording to court records, Councilman Vidal Rodriguez' probation was set to expire a month from now, but the judge granted the early termination.

Ex-Waukee schools official Eric Rose accepts plea deal to drop felony misconduct charges  Des Moines RegisterRose was granted a deferred judgment, which means the charges will be dismissed after he completes one year probation, and fined $630.

Former staffer sues Rep. Henry Cuellar, saying she was fired because she was pregnant  Roll Call Rep. Henry Cuellar has been sued by a former staffer who says she was fired after telling him she was pregnant. The staffer, who filed a federal lawsuit in the ...

New program aims to reduce probation violations  Akron Beacon JournalOn any given day in Summit County, 4000 people are on probation.Every year, these probationers commit more than 2000 offenses — positive drug screens, ...

Appeal by former college professor turned meth producer, then legal assistant for Clayborne firm, rejected at 7th Circuit  Madison County RecordCHICAGO – Former methamphetamine producer Paul Whinnery worked for James Clayborne's firm in Belleville while Clayborne led the Illinois Senate, ...

Watchdog condemns Grayling's 'costly' probation changes  The GuardianFailings by the Ministry of Justice in the part-privatisation of probation services have been “extremely costly” for taxpayers, the National Audit Office (NAO) has ...

How to Terminate an Employee in Vietnam  Vietnam BriefingVietnam Briefing discusses the key procedures and challenges that foreign investors should be aware of while terminating an employee in Vietnam.

Extending Probationary Periods For Most Hires Is Not Needed  FedSmith.comThe author says that while extending the probationary period for federal employees is a popular proposal, it is really not needed.

Clean Water Act Violation: $50000 Fine for Iowa Farm's Manure Runoff  Dairy Herd ManagementA livestock farm in southeastern Iowa has been fined $50,000 after the owner and an employee plead guilty to charges of violating the Clean Water Act while ...

China Employment Contracts: How to Set the Employment Term  China Law BlogChina employers must have written employment contracts. When drafting a China employment contract, one of the critical issues is always going to be the term ...

UPDATE | Former deputy charged with child molestation indicted  WRDW-TVA former Burke County deputy has been indicted after allegedly molesting a child he knew.

A Florida Judge Has Lifted Kodak Black's Probation  ComplexAccording to documents sent to Complex, a Florida judge has decided to end Kodak's probation related to his drug case. The rapper was recently released from ...

Judge Denies End of Sex-Offender Probation For Ex-Matanzas Teacher Who Had Sex With Student | FlaglerLive  FlaglerLive.comFlagler County Circuit Court Terence Perkins this week denied ex-Matanzas High School teacher James Wolfe's request for an early termination of his probation.

'Hot Felon' Jeremy Meeks Gets Early Release from Probation After Proving He Turned Life Around  The BlastJeremy Meeks has officially left his criminal past behind him to begin his new path of wealth and privilege as he scored an early exit from his supervised release.

Court officer terminated for allegedly leaking confidential information  Forsyth County News OnlineAn officer with the Forsyth County Court system has been fired amidst an investigation into whether the officer leaked “confidential” information related to a death ...

Murder suspect was free despite multiple probation violations  Glens Falls Post-StarQUEENSBURY — The Glens Falls man who was charged with murder for the stabbing death of an acquaintance last week remained a free man in recent years ...

Justice Cabinet halts promised raises for probation and parole officers, blaming ‘former leadership’  Insider LouisvilleState probation and parole officers were told the 12 percent salary raises promised last month and supposed to go into effect Saturday were now on hold.

Westlake Village attorney faces suspension, probation over allegations in two client matters  Northern California RecordSAN FRANCISCO – Longtime Westlake Village attorney John Richard Contos faces suspension and probation following a May 16 California Supreme Court ...

UPDATE: Former Tucson police officer gets probation, won't have to register as sex offender  KOLDTUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - A former Tucson police officer accused of forcing a woman to perform oral sex to avoid jail has been sentenced in the case.

China Employee Offer Letters: Check Yours NOW  China Law BlogChina employers often want to extend an offer letter to their potential new hires to prove they are serious about bringing them on board. Some candidates.

Failure to complete probation reason enough to fire cop  Sun SentinelMost employers require new hires to complete a probationary period so they can observe their character and skill level before determining if they will make a ...

Fort Worth Officer Fired for Shooting at Fleeing Felon  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthThe Fort Worth Police Officers Association on Tuesday blasted the termination of an officer for firing her gun at a fleeing felon's car and accused the chief of ...

New calling? Convicted doctor wants sentence cut so he can become a monk  WZZM13.comGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A former state lawmaker convicted of health care fraud wants to have his federal sentence shortened so he can become a monk.

Former state Rep. Reggie Fullwood's federal probation ends early  WJXT News4JAX A federal judge has granted a request from former state Rep. Reggie Fullwood for an early end to his three-year probation term. Fullwood's sentence on charges ...

'We Know What Types of Supervision … Help Reduce Recidivism and Incarceration'  The Pew Charitable TrustsBarbara Broderick has devoted most of her 40-year criminal justice career to improving state and local community supervision in Arizona and New York.

Denham Springs attorney placed on supervised probation for alleged mishandled trust account  The Louisiana RecordNEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Longtime Denham Springs attorney Michael A. Betts has received a deferred suspension and has been placed on ...

UAE Labour Law: Wife sacked as she became pregnant during probation  gulfnews.comMy wife was issued health insurance with maternity by her previous company in Abu Dhabi, but during her probationary period she got pregnant. She requested ...

Arbitrator orders police officer reinstated after firing  Minnesota Public Radio NewsA Minnesota arbitrator ruled that a University of Minnesota police officer fired in 2018 should get his job back. Officer Phillip Lombardi, 51, was fired after he ...

Marco firefighter terminated after taking plea  Marco NewsThe city of Marco Island has fired firefighter Nicholas Macciarolo, effective Thursday.

Probation Department gets federal grant for pilot program  Daily DemocratThe way a select number of probation cases are handled will change in 2019 thanks to $600,000 in federal funding. The Swift, Certain and Fair Supervision pilot ...

Ex-Iowa teacher must register as sex offender, sentenced to probation for relationship with student  DesMoinesRegister.comThe former Des Moines East High School teacher was given a two-year suspended prison sentence following a relationship with a 16-year-old student.

Private probation companies to have contracts ended early  The GuardianThe monitoring of offenders in the community faces another shake-up after disastrous reforms introduced by Chris Grayling forced the government to bail out ...

Report: One-third of prisoners at ACI are probation, parole violators  WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsCRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Probation and parole violations contribute to nearly 40% of prison admissions in Rhode Island, according to new report released by ...