Call the probation department and ask for the p.o.’s supervisor. Also, talk with the prosecutor about the issues. They generally notify parole. Tell them about your concerns.
- 1 How do I report a bad probation officer?
- 2 How do I report a parole officer in Texas?
- 3 Can I file a complaint against a probation officer?
- 4 Can a probation officer lie to you?
- 5 What is considered a parole violation in Texas?
- 6 What does violating parole mean?
- 7 How long does parole last Texas?
- 8 Can you be in a relationship while on probation?
- 9 Can probation officers read your text messages?
- 10 Can your PO track your phone?
How do I report a bad probation officer?
Complaints for investigation by the Ombudsman: For information about submitting complaints please see the How to Complain to the Ombudsman page. If you need to get in touch after you have sent your complaint to us, you can call 020 7633 4149 or lo-call 0845 010 7938 and leave a message.
How do I report a parole officer in Texas?
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice accepts tips and information from the public concerning parolee’s who have 1) ceased required contact with their parole officer and 2) vanished from the Texas Criminal Justice System: Call TDCJ’s Tip Line to report absconders at 866-680-6667.
Can I file a complaint against a probation officer?
If you want to file a complaint against your probation officer, call the probation department and ask them how you file a complaint. You could also mail a letter to the chief probation officer of your county listing your complaints.
Can a probation officer lie to you?
Yes. There is no obligation that a probation officer be truthful about an impending arrest. However, if a probation officer gives authorization for something and then revokes it and you detrimentally relied on it, that would be a problem.
What is considered a parole violation in Texas?
A guilty plea or subsequent conviction is enough to qualify as a violation of parole, but the parolee may still ask for a hearing to present his or her side of the story and/or mitigating circumstances.
What does violating parole mean?
To violate parole is to fail to live up to its conditions. The violation could be a bad act (like committing a new crime) or a failure to act (like not getting the parole officer’s permission to leave the county or state before going out of town).
How long does parole last Texas?
The date that inmates become eligible for parole depends on their conviction. In most cases, inmates are eligible for parole when their time served plus good conduct time equals: 25 percent of the jail sentence, or. 15 years.
Can you be in a relationship while on probation?
You can have a relationship and/or associate with anyone you want. BUT if there is a term of probation that you have no contact with “whoever” you can go to jail or prison for it. You need to ask yourself how important it is to have contact with that person.
Can probation officers read your text messages?
Under Supreme Court rulings, yes. For a probation officer to search your cellphone, they must generally have a warrant to do so. Bryant challenged his probation rule that he had to turn in all texts, emails and photos from his phone to his probation officer. The Court ruled in Bryant’s favor.
Can your PO track your phone?
No court order or warrant is needed. You can go on-line, and if you have the password, you can track the phone location.