Welcome to the official FPPOA website!

FPPOA is now over 60 years of age and is the sole representative association dedicated exclusively for staff working in Federal Probation and Pretrial Services.

As part of FPPOA's commitment to the Federal Probation and Pretrial Services, we hope that this site is able to provide you with all the information that fits your professional needs.

An Opinion Survey of the Community Corrections Collaborative Network: Where the Community Corrections Field Is Going and What It Needs to Get There

In 2014, a network of membership associations that represent community corrections practitioners—the Community Corrections Collaborative Network (CCCN)—surveyed their memberships to gauge opinions about the state of the field. The survey sought to identify what community corrections practitioners believe are the significant issues and opportunities facing the field. CCCN’s goal with the survey is to bring a fresh perspective about where the field needs to go and what community corrections will need to get there, and allow those engaged in the national criminal justice reform debate to hear directly from those working with most people under correctional control. This survey is the first to ask those employed in community corrections their opinions about the field’s priorities. As such, the survey focuses on issues that relate to the direction community corrections is taking, the influence policymakers and the public have in determining that direction, and the resources needed to address new and anticipated priorities. The survey also provided CCCN an opportunity to determine if it is working on policy and issue areas that association memberships consider priorities Results show that the field embraces key elements of the new approach CCCN says the field needs to take: Key benchmarks include increasing reliance on evidence-based practices, research and data driven approaches. The survey results show strong support for a field that prioritizes innovation, systems change, collaboration and training.

Download the survey findings here (PDF)

FPPOA: The Connection July 2016 Newsletter

Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week is celebrated July 17–23, 2016. One way to recognize the difficult job that our officers do is to nominate them as a Regional Line Officer of the Year. Please take a look at the July Edition of the The Connection for information on nominating a deserving officer. Feel free to share this newsletter with your co-workers and encourage them to join. PLEASE join or renew your membership today! www.fppoa.org. Membership is only $40 yearly, $100 for 3 years, and FREE to new officers within one year of your appointment date. If you have put this off in the past, please join our efforts today. If you know someone who is not a member, encourage them to consider becoming a member. Because TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Barbara Oswald
FPPOA President

New Public Forum: Community Corrections Collaborative Network

Take advantage of NIC’s new public forum focused on community corrections! The Community Corrections Collaborative Network (CCCN) is comprised of the leading associations for pretrial, probation, parole and drug courts. Each association has two representatives that attend two in person meetings per fiscal year.  They also collaborate on projects and present workshops at national conferences in between meetings, and try to stay connected to the field. 

This public forum is an opportunity for the field and the CCCN.  We want to hear from you, start conversations about emerging issues for community corrections, provide feedback on any issues or questions you might have, and to share information with each other.

To that end, the CCCN welcomes any questions, comments or anything related to community corrections that you might want to post!

Access the forum here

16th Bi-Annual: Adult and Juvenile Female Offenders Conference

October 13 - 15, 2015 - The only conference focused exclusively on women and girls in the criminal justice system.

AJFO is the only professional conference focused exclusively on women and girls involved with the criminal justice system. Participants represent a diverse array of practitioners, state administrators, program directors, women with lived experience, advocates, researchers, and program developers, and experts in reentry, incarceration, juvenile justice, trauma and gender.

Learn more at www.ajfo.org

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