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probation officer

noun

law : a person who is in charge of watching, working with, and helping people who have been placed on probation

Full Definition of PROBATION OFFICER

:  an officer appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation
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First Known Use of PROBATION OFFICER

1880

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