Brad Drown has served 29 years in the field. He began his career in the 1970’s as a police officer and evidence technician for the City of Concord, New Hampshire. In the 1980’s he served the Concord District Court as a probation officer for juvenile and misdemeanor adult clients, rising to the level of Chief Probation Officer. In 1988 he joined the NH Department of Corrections as a Senior Probation/Parole Officer where he has served in the field as an Intensive Supervision Officer, Electronic Monitor specialists and Unit Team Manager with the NH Shock Incarceration Unit.
Brad retired from the field in 2006, and founded NHComCor which provides consulting services in probation, parole and community corrections. Brad holds a Master in Business Administration and has an interest in the effective funding and accountability of community corrections programs.
FULL LIST OF Brad Drown RESULTS
What will happen to probation and parole in 2015?–
Here are some predictions on what's to come in probation and parole in the coming year
Do you have what it takes to work in probation and parole?–
Like many fields in corrections, probation and parole is not for everyone. Take a look at the interpretations here and see if you have what it takes to work this career path.
Stay on your toes by staying informed–
Research can be tedious and time consuming, but your reputation is on the line
POs avoid 'secondhand high' with new face mask–
A new product for probation officers is hoping to cut down on the possibility of a ‘secondhand high’ while doing house visits
'Mugbook' allows inmates to share pictures, contraband ideas–
Prisons in Ohio will soon be implementing a new social networking site exclusively for inmates
Should a parole officer read a suspect their Miranda Rights?–
Let's take a look at a couple of scenarios
Opinion: Medical marijuana should be free–
To lessen impact on law enforcement's time and resources, the possibility to profit from marijuana should be removed
False tamper alarms? No such thing!–
We must always believe that a tamper alarm is what it says it is – an accurate notification of tampering
Our slipping grip on supervision: Why released offenders keep coming back–
As budget cuts purge prisons, how can we expect community corrections to keep its grip?
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