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Definition: Probation

Crime statistics

Procedure whereby an individual found guilty of a crime is released by the court without imprisonment and is placed under the supervision of an official. <a href="">http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ramon/statmanuals/files/SeriesF_89_EN.pdf</a>
Source:
United Nations, "Manual for the Development of a System of Criminal Justice Statistics", United Nations, New York, 2003
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