probation officer

noun

Definition of probation officer

:an officer appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation

First Known Use of probation officer

1880


PROBATION OFFICER Defined for English Language Learners

probation officer

noun

Definition of probation officer for English Language Learners

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


Law Dictionary

probation officer

noun

legal Definition of probation officer

:an officer appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation

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