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pa·role

(pă-rōl'),
In psychiatry, term for conditional release of a formally committed patient from a mental hospital before formal discharge, so that the patient may be returned to the hospital if necessary without fresh legal action.
[Fr., fr. L. parabola, discourse, fr G. parabolē]

parole

[pərōl′]
(in psychiatry) a system of supervision of a patient who has been physically released from a hospital setting but is still listed as an inpatient and may be returned to the hospital without further court action. Also called leave.

pa·role

(pă-rōl')
In psychiatry, conditional release of a formally committed patient from a mental hospital before formal discharge, so that the patient may be returned to the hospital if necessary without fresh legal action.
[Fr., fr. L. parabola, discourse, fr G. parabolē]

parole

(pa-rol') [Fr. parole, short for parole d'honneur, word of honor]
1. In psychiatry, the release of a patient from the hospital on a trial basis.
2. In the criminal justice system, the release of an prisoner to monitored life in society at large. Synonym: community supervision
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For instance, if the plan is to use GPS with high-risk violent parolees, the goal of the program, like that of the gang program, might be as a focused deterrent to quickly identify violators in order to return them back to prison as soon as possible.
The list of 12 Most Wanted parolees wanted for violating parole includes Jonathan Waddell, listed as being affiliated with the Maniac Latin Disciples gang, whose last known address was 14 Nelson St.
The law expands incentive credits for inmates to reduce their sentences and places parolees on nonrevocable parole status.
By contrast, where the new crime does not result in a new conviction, either because it was not prosecuted or because the parolee was found not guilty at trial, the new crime is treated as a technical or administrative criminal violation.
Since reentry is a process, we decided to interview each parolee three times: shortly after release, one month after the first interview, and three months after the first interview.
But the AARP and other patient advocates are afraid that the state is placing inappropriate people, especially parolees with mental problems, into nursing homes.
85) In the case of La Bodega, the client is not just the individual parolee, but also his or her family members.
It points to the possibility that employers sought to sponsor parolees in order to obtain a cheap labor force.
The affidavit states that Gygi at one point proposed tampering with her ex-husband's vehicle in order to cause a fatal traffic crash, but later agreed instead to provide the parolee with a gun.
Executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, Tod Story, said : "Well, what this does is it presumes parolees are going to be near crime locations,"
The study included 516 high-risk parolees who had been released from prison between January 2006 and March 2009.